GRADUATE SCHOOLS
Kurt Lewin Institute (KLI)
The KLI is a centre for graduate training and research focusing on the analysis of the psychological factors contributing to the shaping of social behaviour. The KLI is based on the collaborative input of psychologists working in five Dutch Universities, namely Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU), Universiteit van Amsterdam (UvA), Rijksuniversiteit Groningen (RuG), Universiteit Leiden (UL) and Utrecht University (UU). The general objective of the KLI is to stimulate and strengthen research in social psychology and its applications. To this end, the KLI offers a 4-year inter-university graduate teaching and training program. Ph.D. students following this program participate in specialist and general courses throughout the 4-year period.

Interuniversity Graduate School of Psychometrics and Sociometrics (IOPS) 
The IOPS was officially founded on June 24th, 1987 as an institute for the advanced dissertation training in psychometrics and sociometrics; it also coordinates the high-quality research in this area. The institute received a starting subsidy of the Ministry of Education for a period of five years. In 1994, IOPS was officially recognized by the KNAW (Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences) as a Graduate School ('onderzoekschool'), and this recognition was prolonged in June, 1999. In this graduate school participate: University of Amsterdam (UvA), Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU), University of Twente (UT), University of Groningen (RUG), Leiden University (UL), University of Utrecht (UU), Tilburg University (UvT), and Cathlic University of Louvain (KUL) (since 2003).

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS
American Psychological Association (APA) 
Based in Washington, DC, the American Psychological Association is a scientific and professional organization that represents psychology in the United States. With 150,000 members, APA is the largest association of psychologists worldwide. 

Associatie van Sociaal Psychologische Onderzoekers (ASPO)
De ASPO is een vereniging voor en door sociaalpsychologische onderzoekers. Deze vereniging stelt zich ten doel empirisch onderzoek met relevantie voor theorievorming op het gebied van de sociale psychologie te stimuleren en te coordineren. Hieronder vallen het verzamelen en verbreiden van kennis op het gebied van de sociale psychologie, het geven van richting aan haar ontwikkeling, en de coordinatie van werkzaamheden tussen alle lichamen en personen, die dit doel nastreven of bereid zijn daartoe mee te werken.

Escon
The European Social Cognition Network is is dedicated to providing a collaborative and interactive platform for cutting edge social cognition research.

European Association of Social Psychology (EASP)
The purpose and objects of the European Association of Social Psychology are the promotion and development of experimental and theoretical social psychology within Europe and the interchange of information relating to this subject between European members and other associations throughout the world towards an international achievement of these objects and purposes.

European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology (EAWOP) 
The aim of the EAWOP is to support the development and application of W&O psychology in Europe and to promote cooperation between scientists and professionals working in the
field across Europe.   

Nederlands Instituut van Psychologen (NIP) 
NIP is the professional association of psychologists. It is the only association in the Netherlands that looks after the interests of all psychologists. Psychologists who have studied in other countries can also become members of NIP.

Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP)
With over 4,000 members, the Society is the largest organization of social and personality psychologists in the world. The goals of the Society are to further the generation and dissemination of research in personality and social psychology. 

Werkgemeenschap van onderzoekers in de Arbeids- & Organisatiepsychologie (WAOP) 
The WAOP is a cooperative of researchers in the field of industrial and organizational psychology.

OTHER
The Inquisitive Mind
The Inquisitive Mind, or In-Mind, is a young and exciting on-line quarterly magazine for social psychology. The magazine’s purpose is designed to interact with everyone that is interested in everyday human concerns and to inform you on the hot trends in scientific social psychological research. Now, science has its own language and you might not feel like having the time to keep up-to-date. We will attempt to bridge the existing gap by relating important social psychological research to issues that catch your mind.

AFFILIATED ORGANIZATIONS
LTP
LTP is one the leading management consulting firms in The Netherlands, especially in the area of assessment. LTP does not only focus on assessment, but operates in the areas organizational diagnostics, organizational development, culture change programs, management development, coaching and Human Resource Internet tools as well. The company was founded in 1927 as an offspring of the Vrije Universiteit and works with many Dutch and International companies.
 
NOA
NOA advises and supports organizations in their search for suitable personnel and helps people to discover and develop their potential qualities. NOA consultants possess a thorough knowledge of and extensive experience in the human resource management sector. Noa is specialized on the topic of cultural diversity in organizations. 


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