Welcome to the SWIPPA

The Swiss Positive Psychology Association

The SWIPPA is an association that aims to encourage the exchange among research, science, and practical applications of positive psychology. The SWIPPA offers different further training programs and is active in the cultivation of positive psychology in Switzerland. It is aimed at researchers, practitioners, and other interested people who are currently active (or are planning to become active) in the field of positive psychology. Further, the SWIPPA awards projects in the field of positive psychology.

This website provides information on the society (i.e., news, activities, events), on membership opportunities, and on positive psychology in general.

Further information and a membership application form can be found here.

If you have any questions, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Thank you very much for your interest,

Prof. Dr. Willibald Ruch (University of Zurich, president of SWIPPA), and the team of SWIPPA