Harvard and Yale’s “Positive Psychology” class is taught at Üsküdar University



Positive Psychology, known as “Science of Happiness” aims to advance personal skills such as empathy, emotional intelligence, dealing with problems. Positive Psychology class that is being taught in Yale and Harvard Universities has been a mandatory class at Üsküdar University since 2012. 

Positive Psychology, known as “Science of Happiness” aims to advance personal skills such as empathy, emotional intelligence, dealing with problems.

Positive Psychology class that is being taught in Yale and Harvard Universities has been a mandatory class at Üsküdar University since 2012.



Üsküdar University President Prof. Nevzat Tarhan emphasized that academic tools, professional knowledge, and experience are essential in life success, but human relations and empathy make a great difference.

Prof. Nevzat Tarhan stated that as a university they target to train “good human being” and continued, “We provide Project Culture, Communication Skills and Positive Psychology courses to our students as mandatory classes. Harvard University's most preferred course is positive psychology.

They announced it as a groundbreaking course on their website. Positive Psychology is also included in the curriculum at Yale University. We as Üsküdar University have been conducting the positive psychology course since 2012.

We do not only give importance to academic success. we aim to teach social success, the science of happiness and human values through this way. Harvard and Yale Universities have just started this course.”



Üsküdar News Agency (ÜNA)