International Master in Mental Health Policy and Services


We are pleased to announce the International Master in Mental Health Policy and Services, an international course of study promoted by the New University of Lisbon, in collaboration with WHO, which is now currently accepting applications for the academic year 2012-2013. 

The main scope of the Master Degree in International Mental Health Policy and Services (MHPS) is to build capacity of mental health professionals to lead and contribute to conceiving, formulating, implementing and evaluating National Mental Health Policy, National Mental Health Legislation and Mental Health Services and Care Delivery.

The course will start on 9 April 2012, with a two-week residential session, at the Faculdade de Ciências Médicas campus in Lisbon. A second two-week residential session will take place in Lisbon, from 8 to 19 October 2012. Between the two residential sessions, the students will participate in e-learning teaching activities under the orientation of supervisors.

The second year of the Course will be dedicated to the development of a project and the elaboration of the dissertation, under the orientation of a supervisor.

Additional information about the Course can be found at the site: