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Psychotherapy Science of the Sigmund Freud University in Ljubljana (SFU Ljubljana)

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Faculty of Psychotherapy Science of the Sigmund Freud University in Ljubljana (SFU Ljubljana)
Trg mladinskih delovnih brigad 5, 1000 Ljubljana
sfu-ljubljana.si

HEI: Private HEI – Faculty

Decision: The Agency Council adopted a decision to accredit the Faculty of Psychotherapy Science of the Sigmund Freud University in Ljubljana at its 65th session on 10 May 2013 for the period of seven years.

Accreditation expires on: 30 September 2020.
Full report of the group of experts

Summary:
The founder has been providing study programmes from the field of psychotherapy since 1999. He intends to provide two study programmes accredited in Austria, granting the graduates Austrian diplomas. The study of employability of graduates has been based on the study of Austrian labour market. Their competences correspond with the profile of psychotherapist as defined by the Austrian legislation. The parent HE institution, Sigmund Freud University, is located in Vienna, it has branches in Europe and provides accredited study programmes. It offers the branch in Slovenia support in terms of logistics, human resources, content and finances. Until now, the founder has proved diverse and solid research work with a rich net of international cooperation. HE teachers have appropriate habilitations. The draft of habilitation criteria does not define specific achievements relevant for habilitation in the field of psychotherapy. The founder will offer students a high level of participation in management and in scientific and research work. The standards for practical training mentors are not defined precisely enough. Initial funding for the faculty will be provided by the mother HE institution. The founder intends to enrol 30 students annually. So far, he has already been using quality assurance procedures in his pedagogical work. The internal quality assurance system will be in accordance with the parent HE institution and the procedures defined with the quality manual are also in agreement with Slovenian legislation.