Hungarian Psychological Association / Magyar Pszichológiai TársaságFounded 1928
Kazinczy u. 23-27, I/116
Postacím 1241 Budapest, Pf. 50
Website (English): http://www.mpt.hu/index.php?option=com_content&view=category&layout=blog&id=38&Itemid=10
Website (Hungarian): http://www.mpt.hu
Phone: +36-1-461 4521
Fax: +36-1-461 4521
Membership in the Hungarian Psychological Association can be acquired by any Hungarian citizen working on a psychological or related field, possessing an adequate qualification or pursuing such studies, accepting the basic regulation of the Association, and paying the annual dues. Two active members’ recommendation is needed for joining. A candidate for membership in the Hungarian Psychological Association (1,850 members) has to be supported by two members of the section chosen by the candidate. The executive board decides on the application. All psychologists are eligible for membership.
The Association aims at organizing and developing scientific life, education, research and application of psychology. Also, its mission is to inform its members about ongoing discussions, events and trends of their profession. The Association plays an active part in psychologist postgraduate education, in diffusion of psychological knowledge among laymen, as well as in developing and maintaining international relationships. The Association organizes biennial national congresses. The society is active in eighteen sections and two regional branches.