Objectives and competences

The postgraduate programme in Emergency and Disaster Psychology will enable you to offer advanced psychological assistance (IPA) and effective in crisis contexts or in scenarios of high emotional intensity, as well as establish multidisciplinary working relationships with other emergency operators (medical examiners, security forces and media). The practical methodology of this postgraduate programme will be complemented by masterclasses taught by both local and foreign experts, practical workshops, simulations based on real cases (role-playing) and visits to different institutions related to this field.

This postgraduate course forms part of the master's degree or postgraduate degree

Basic information

TypePostgraduate courses
CertificateSpecialization diploma
Faculty or schoolInstitut de Formació Contínua IL3
Branch of knowledge
  • Behavioural sciences and psychology
Mode of deliveryFace-to-face
Length of course1 academic year
Language(s) of instructionCatalan;Spanish
Enrolment fee:First year: 3.050,00 €
An increase of 10% is applied to the price, up to a maximum of € 70, as administration fee
In-company placement(s):No
Classes begin:06/10/2023
Master's degree course homepage https://www.il3.ub.edu/postgrado-psicologia-emergencias-catastrofes
ManagmentCuartero Barbanoj , Andrés
Open pre-enrolmentNo
Lead to doctoral studiesNo
Admission for applicants not holding a degree qualification:No

Objectives and competences


To become trained and qualified to provide immediate intervention for people affected by critical incidents of a micro-local or far-reaching nature in order to prevent their overall health (physical, psychological and social) from being compromised by these events.

Access and admission

Applicant profile and access requirements

Recommended applicant profile

For psychology graduates who want to specialise in the professional practice of psychology applied to emergency and/or disaster situations or practising psychologists who are looking to update their knowledge and acquire specialized training in emergencies and disasters.

Access requirements and conditions


Contact us

Faculty or school where the course is taught

Address:Institut de Formació Contínua - UB
C/ Ciutat de Granada, 131

08018 - Barcelona
Email address:info@il3.ub.edu
Telephone:93 309 36 54
Observations:Divendres de 16 a 20.30h, i dissabtes de 9.30 a 13.30 i de 15h a 18.30h, setmanes alternes.

For further enquiries

Address:Institut de Formació Contínua - UB
C/ Ciutat de Granada, 131

08018 - Barcelona
Email address:info@il3.ub.edu
Telephone:93 403 96 96
Observations:de dilluns a divendres.