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Psychology: Focus on Social, Occupational and Organizational Psychology

- Master´s programs

Department of Education and Psychology
Mirjam Bartscherer
Habelschwerdter Allee 45
14195 Berlin
(030) 838-546 56

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 10 credits in the field of statistics, 10 credits in the field of clinical psychology, 10 credits in the field of psychological assessment, 5 credits in the field of work-, organizational and economic psychology, and 5 credits from an applied field other than clinical or work-, organizational and economic psychology.

  • For the application you need to proof that you already completed your Bachelor thesis or that you already registered your Bachelor thesis at the time of application.

  • 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 language level in German needs to be at least C1.

Students do not pay any tuition fees, the university only charges semester fees and contributions each semester.

The area of social, organizational and economic 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. The focus is on theories and methods of organizational psychology, decision making, leadership research and group behavior.

Application and Registration Period
Only for 1st semester: April 15 – May 31 (for winter semester), only for higher semesters: July 1 - August 15 (for winter semester), and January 1 - February 15 (for summer semester)
Program Start
Winter semester
Master of Science (M.Sc.)
4 semesters