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International Expert Programme in Investigative and Legal Psychology
Application deadline
28 September 2015

Deadline for application: 28 September 2015

IEPILP Overview

The International Postgraduate Expert Programme in Investigative and Legal Psychology (IEPILP) is organized by UNICRI in collaboration with the Åbo Akademi University (ÅAU), Finland, and with the support of the Salesian University Institute of Turin (IUSTO) and its CRIMELAB, Italy.

The IEPILP is a unique opportunity for young professionals and post-graduate students who seek to expand their knowledge and develop cross-cutting proficiencies in the field of forensic psychology.In particular, the IEPILP is designed for university graduates in Psychology, Law, or other relevant fields of study.

Following a learning method blending theoretical lectures and practical exercises, the programme will be structured around four trial simulations related to the crimes of: homicide, rape, child sexual abuse and war crimes. Each simulation will last five weeks and participants will be critically engaged in various areas such as:

  • Criminal Profiling
  • Detection of signs of deception
  • Eyewitness testimony
  • Forensic neuroscience and genetic defence
  • Production of a forensic psychological evaluation
  • Investigative interviewing techniques with adults and minors
  • Cross examination of expert witnesses

The programme will run from 4 November 2015 to 23 April 2016. The first six weeks of the residential phase of the programme will be held at the United Nations Campus in Turin (Italy), and the remaining period will be held at the Salesian University Institute of Turin (Italy).

For further information please visit the related section on UNICRI website.


Requirement Deadline
Submission of applications 28 September 2015
Confirmation of acceptance 30 September 2015
Payment of fees 6 October 2015

IEPILP Academic Schedule 2015 - 2016

Starting date 4 November 2015
Lectures at the UN Campus 4 November - 11 December 2015
Lectures at the IUS Campus 11 January - 23 April 2016
The above academic schedule may be subject to minor changes due to administrative reasons.

IEPILP Administrative Office Contacts

Tel.: (+39) 011 6537 156 -- (+39) 011 6537 157 -- (+39) 011 6537 111

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