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Master Study Programme Psychology

The Master's programme in Psychology is based on the Bologna Model and fulfils the requirements of § 7 Para. 1 No. 2 of the Austrian Psychology Act 2013.

At a glance
Duration:4 Semester
Tuition fee:5.500,00 EUR per semester
Degree:Master of Science
Study Places:40
Admission Process:Interview

The Master's programme in Psychology builds on the Bachelor's programme in Psychology. It deepens the knowledge and skills in basic psychological research and the applications of psychology. Through the acquisition of occupation-specific competences, students learn the professional application of psychological findings and methods in the investigation, treatment, interpretation, change and prediction of the experience and behaviour of people and their living conditions.

You can choose between the following main focuses:
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Work, organisational and economic psychology

The course complies with the Austrian Psychology Act (BGBI. I No. 182/2013).

The study offers

  • Medical basics, diagnostics, intervention theory (e.g. mindfulness-based therapy, resource orientation, creative methods): Focus on Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology and Health Psychology
  • Work, organisational and business psychology: focus on applications in work, organisational and business psychology
  • theory-based, research-based teaching
  • practical lessons in small groups
  • direct contact and working with actors and real patients
  • intensive personal support

The graduates possess comprehensive scientific knowledge of psychology and diverse specialized methodical skills for solving psychological problems in the most diverse fields of application of their subject as well as in related sciences in the health sector.

Structure of studies

The lessons take place in modules as well as cross-module cross-sectional events. The knowledge is acquired both in presence and e-learning units in the form of online tasks, as well as in self-study. The aim is to train professional behaviour in professional life by means of practice-relevant forms of learning. In the 4th semester an internship, accompanied by supervision, is to be completed.


The Master's programme in Psychology is concluded with a practical thesis including supervision, a Master's thesis and an oral examination which includes the subject area of the Master's thesis.

The successful completion of the Master's degree in combination with a Bachelor's degree in Psychology entitles the student to pursue the profession of psychologist in Austria and the EU on his/her own responsibility. It is the prerequisite for an in-depth postgraduate education (e.g. clinical and health psychology, supervision, psychotherapy) as well as a PhD degree.


  1. 11 Apr

    STUDENT TALK Psychology

    11. April 2023, 18:00
    Instagram Channel - Live Q&A
  2. 14 Apr

    Austria Model WHO

    14. April 2023, 10:00 - 16. April 2023, 17:00
    Karl Landsteiner Privatuniversität für Gesundheitswissenschaften, Dr.-Karl-Dorrek-Straße 30, 3500 Krems an der Donau
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    KL Lunchtime Seminar: How do we know in which direction our eyes are pointing

    19. April 2023, 12:00 - 13:00
    Karl Landsteiner Privatuniversität, Skylounge