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Psychology: Focus on Clinical and Health 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 will finish it before the master begins.

  • 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 master’s degree “Clinical Psychology and Health Psychology” is an application-oriented program. By combining clinical and health psychology, it takes account of national and international developments in health policy and concomitant changes in the European labour market. The curriculum reflects ecological, social, cultural, and institutional factors as well as gender-related issues. The course content is well-grounded in terms of both methodology and diagnostics. The teaching of general methodological skills will be complemented by subject-specific seminars on methodology in the areas of health-services and intervention research as well as on specific diagnostic methods. The master dissertation is planned and prepared under personalized supervision. Further methodological skills will be obtained through participation in research projects on clinical psychology and health psychology.

1st Semester Admissions
Limited admissions
Admission for Higher Semesters
Limited admissions (for 3rd semester for winter semester, for 2nd and 4th semester for summer semester)
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