For admittance to the master’s program applicants need to fulfill the following admission requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in psychology or an equivalent university degree comprising at least six semesters of study of psychology. Candidates must be able to show that they have completed at least 20 credits in the field of research methods and statistics, 10 credits in the field of clinical psychology, 10 credits in the field of psychological diagnosis, and 5 credits in the field of occupational, professional, and organizational psychology.
Proof of English language skills (CEFR Level B2) for applicants whose native language is other than English and who did not earn their prior degree at an institution where English is the language of instruction.
The admission is limited.
The DSH - or German Language University Entrance Exam for Foreign Students - is obligatory for all applicants whose first language is not German and who have earned their initial degree from a university (or equivalent institution) where the language of instruction is not German.
The area of occupational, social, and organizational psychology deals with processes of individual experience and behavior in day-to-day working situations and over the course of a career, with processes within working groups, and with organizational development. This program teaches students skills and methods of analysis, diagnosis, evaluation, and design of these types of processes in various fields of practice. In addition, the area of occupational, social, and organizational psychology also teaches students aspects of economic psychology and basics of market and advertising psychology. The focus is on theories and methods of organizational psychology and behavioral economics, and the program’s research and teaching activities highlight the processes involved in action and cognition in consumer behavior, consumer decisions, attitudes and purchasing behavior, or more generally, differential consumer psychology.