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Psychologue (Switzerland)

  • Generic name of profession

  • Identification

    Name of regulated profession:
    Psychologe (DE)
    Psychologist (EN)
    Psychologue (FR)
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  • Legal information

    Legal basis for regulation

    EU Law :
    National legislation:
    Federal law on the professions in the field of psychology
    Useful link:


    Type of regulation :
    Protected title (without reserves of activities)


    Recognition under:
    DIRECTIVE 2005/36/EC
    Additional information :
    Recognition under Directive 2005/36/EC:
    General system of recognition - primary application
    Qualification level:
    PSM - Diploma from post-secondary level (more than 4 years) , Art. 11 e
    Free provision of services:
    Prior check of qualifications
  • Activities

    Description of activities:
    Le ou la psychologue sont des professionnels du comportement humain, de la personnalité et des relations interpersonnelles. Ils interviennent dans tous les domaines de la société (éducation, santé, social, travail, sport, etc.) pour préserver, maintenir ou améliorer le bien-être ou la qualité de vie de l'individu, développer ses capacités ou favoriser son intégration sociale.
    The psychologist is a specialist of humain behaviour, of personality and interpersonal relations. He is involved in all areas of society (education, health, social field, work, sport. etc.) with the aim of preserving, maintaining or improving the welfare or the quality of life of each individual person, developping his or her capacities or enhencing the social integration. (EN)
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