Objectives and competences

The aim of this expert degree is to provide theoretical and practical training in the field of mental health and migration. It follows a teaching approach that integrates various psychological and psychosocial methods based on a gender perspective and takes into account the type of content covered. The course explores the relationship between migration and physical and mental health, examining stress and grief related to migration as particular risk factors and proposing models of intervention at different levels, from the individual to the community.

Basic information

TypePostgraduate courses
CertificateExpert diploma
Faculty or schoolFacultat de Psicologia
Branch of knowledge
  • Behavioural sciences and psychology
  • Gender studies and feminist studies
Mode of deliveryBlended
Length of course1 academic year
Language(s) of instructionEnglish;Spanish
Enrolment fee:First year: 980,00 €
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:25/10/2024
ManagmentJayme Zaro, Maria
Open pre-enrolmentYes
Lead to doctoral studiesNo
Admission for applicants not holding a degree qualification:Sí, amb crèdits pendents (10% o menys)

Objectives and competences


Acquire the theoretical knowledge and practical skills for professional practice in areas related to mental health and migration, minorities and socially excluded groups.

To gain an understanding of the gender perspective and know how to apply it in intervention with migration, minorities and socially excluded people.

Access and admission

Applicant profile and access requirements

Recommended applicant profile

Psychologists, psychiatrists, doctors, nurses, social workers, social educators, sociologists and other professionals in mental health, gender and migration.

Access requirements and conditions

The course is also open to students with no prior university education, who will acquire the same knowledge and skills and receive a specific qualification for their learner group. Information on the access requirements and other conditions can be obtained from the course directors.



05/06/2024 09/09/2024

Contact us

Faculty or school where the course is taught

Address:Facultat de Psicologia
Passeig de la Vall d'Hebron, 171

08035 - Barcelona
Email address:jachoteguiloizate@ub.edu / mariajayme@ub.edu
Observations:In addition to online teaching, four face-to-face sessions will be offered.

For further enquiries

Address:Joseba Achotegui
P. Vall d'Hebron 171 - Facultat de Psicologia-

08035 - Barcelona
Email address:jachoteguiloizate@ub.edu

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