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Become a member!

Why become a member of the SLP?


A: As a member of the SLP you can benefit from several advantages and services. These benefits depend on your membership status.

  • be recognized by the SLP as a certified psychologist in Luxembourg. The SLP applies a thorough procedure for vetting of diplomas. This extra certification and validation of diplomas together with the explicit commitment to the Code of Ethics will give you an advantage when applying for jobs in Luxembourg. (exclusively for active members!)
  • be included in the register of certified psychologists / psychotherapists (exclusively for active members!)
  • be entitled  to call yourself “Active SLP Member” (exclusively for active members!)
  • possibility to post free or discounted professional ads through the SLP eNews and/or on our website
  • access to the SLP committee expertise and other experts for specific professional questions
  • free or reduced registration at events proposed by SLP and its partnership associations. Benefit from special offers for SLP members
  • subscription to the EFPA News Magazine (e-Magazine)
  • receive regular updates on developments regarding our professional status in Luxembourg
  • ….

Please be aware that communication within the SLP will mainly be in Luxemburgish, French and German (official languages in Luxembourg)

The Luxembourg Psychological Association (SLP) has active, associate and honory members. Statuts SLP Version 2015

Requirements to become an active member:

1) possession a full degree in psychology with at least 5 years of university study. (The pre-bologna diplomas are advised according to the pre-bologna rules). Your degree must be registered with the National Register of Higher Education Degrees (except for recognized BENELUX diplomas). See also:  [Registre des Titres d’Enseignement Supérieur].

Please note that some distance learning certificates will not recognised by the SLP.

2) formal commitment to abide by the SLP’s Code of Ethics [Franséisch Versioun];

3) when accepted as active member, payment of annual membership fee of 75 € (30 € for retired members)


register online as active member (hei aschreiwen);  Note: Registration online is mandatory. All supporting documentation has to be sent electronically.

Mandatory documents supporting your application include:

  • a copy of the university degree in psychology. (Bachelor + Master in Psychology, respectively Pre-Bologna License, Candidature, etc. (undergraduate), Master’s degree, etc. (postgraduate)
  • a certified translation of diplomas awarded in languages other than D,FR,GB and L
  • a copy of the certificate of registration in the national register of higher education diplomas (except for recognized BENELUX diplomas)
  • the signed Consent Form [Download] confirming that you will abide by the SLP Code of Ethics [Download] consent form
  • (Note: registered psychotherapists need to include the Ministerial decree “Arrêté”)

Please allow a processing time of about 1 month, if supporting documentation is correct and complete

FAQ: Why does the SLP check all my diplomas before I can become an active member?

A: The SLP applies a rigorous vetting procedure to ensure that the active members have completed a professional psychology degree, complying with professional standards. We want to certify that active members included in our register hold the adequate professional qualification.

Requirements to become an associate member:

People who do not hold a full degree in psychology (i.e. without a Bachelor, Master or equivalent degree in psychology as recognized by the SLP) can become associate members.

Associate members are entitled to the following benefits :

  • carry the title of “Associate Member of the SLP”
  • ask the SLP committee and experts for advice on professional questions
  • free or reduced rate registration at activities or events offered by the SLP, the partner associations. Benefit from special offers for SLP members
  • subscription to the EFPA News Magazine (e-Magazine)
  • receive regular updates on professional developments in Luxembourg
  • ….

Associate SLP members

  • are not recognized  as a certified psychologist by the SLP
  • cannot be included in the register of Psychologists / Psychotherapists
  • cannot be take part in the governance of the SLP

To become an associate member:

1) register (hei aschreiwen) online by checking the “Associate Member” box

2) send in the signed Consent Form [Download] confirming that you will abide by the SLP Code of Ethics [Download] consent form [Download]

3) once accepted as associate member, you need to pay the annual membership fee of 75 € (30 € for retired members)

Please allow a processing time of about one month, if we have received all the required documents.

The SLP recommends to psychology students to join ALEP , the Luxembourg Psychology Student Association.

Honory membership:

The distinction honorary membership may be awarded to individuals, who have provided significant financial and/ or moral support or have made significant contributions to the advancement of psychology as a profession or contributed to the advancement of psychology in the academic setting.

If you would like to make an active contribution to the advancement of psychology as a profession, please contact our secretariat.

Bank account details for the payment of SLP membership fees:

Bank Transfer  IBAN LU97 1111 0536 7837 0000 (IBAN) CCPLLULL (BIC/SWIFT)


or by Digicash          Number 621 370 160

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