The Committee is asked to review work carried out by and to consult the previous members of the Committee on Psychoanalysis and Society to ascertain current IPA information and thinking on this issue.
To foster a psychoanalytic presence in the university academic environment.
To establish a network of psychoanalysts who work in universities.
To promote a dialogue between psychoanalytic thinking and university culture, including encouraging debate on psychoanalytic training which is likely to enhance the dialogue between present psychoanalytical thinking and university culture.
With the Post Graduate Centre for Psychoanalytic Studies: to implement coordinated actions leading to the establishment of Masters and Doctorate Degrees in Psychoanalysis.
With the Conceptual and Empirical Research IPA Committee: a) to favour the dissemination of research findings amongst psychoanalysts working in universities; b) to establish mutual collaboration to develop joint activities with the participation of psychoanalysts working in universities.
Approved by the Board by e.mail September 2005