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Introduction to Cultural Psychology

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Gain insights into your cognitive and affective processes and improve your intercultural competence. The masterclass Introduction to Cultural Psychology offers a unique inquiry into how our cultures seep into the deepest structures of our lives. You will get an introduction to the research and theories of culture’s influence on various psychological processes. Additionally, you explore the skills and competencies that are necessary to successfully navigate across cultures.

Important facts and dates

•    Tuition: €1,950  
•    Duration: 2 days •    Language: English 
•    Next start date: 26 June 2024 •    Type: masterclass 
•    Lectures: Thursday and Friday (09:00 – 17:00)  •    Location: Roeterseiland campus

*UvA alumni receive a 10% discount. Fees are VAT-exempt.

For whom?

This masterclass is designed for HR-professionals and professionals who:  

  • work within intercultural environments and who wish to improve their effectiveness and cross-cultural skills; 
  • lead global operations and manage diverse teams.

Need help? 

Reach out to us for questions about this course or our transportation and accommotion options. We respond within 3 business days. 

Jannice Daha LLM 
Manager Executive Education 
T: +31 (0)20 525 6134 

Why join this masterclass?
Understand cultural psychology
Strengthen your cross-cultural skills
Expand your business network  
This masterclass has helped me understand the influence of culture on the mind and develop self-awareness on my expat journey. I'm thankful for this experience and the wonderful people who shared their life experiences in the safe space that our teacher Marianna helped us create. Meylinh Hernández, International Account Manager

What will you learn?

During this masterclass, you will:  

  1. gain an understanding of the influence of culture on the mind; 
  2. develop self-awareness of your own cultural conditioning; 
  3. explore psychology (emotions, cognition and behaviour) from a cultural lens; 
  4. develop cross-cultural skills and competencies; 
  5. learn to engage effectively in different settings. 
Introduction to Cultural Psychology
Cultural Psychology explained in 3 minutes

Lecturer and consultant Marianna Pogosyan explains what you will learn in this masterclass. How does culture shape our psychology, our minds and our perspective on the world?

An in-depth understanding of our mind (psychology) greatly impacts building cultural competence (CQ). Amana Wong, Amana Learning Company Limited

Teaching staff

With her interdisciplinary doctoral research Marianna Pogosyan investigates culture’s influence on affective mechanisms and its implications for marketing. She works with international executives and their families on all matters of psychological adaptation to a life far from home. 

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Facts & Figures
Part-time, short-term
0 ECTS, days
Language of instruction
Starts in
June, December
Roeterseiland campus