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The present curriculum is based on the Private Universities Act - PUG (Federal Law Gazette I No. 74/2011 as amended), the study regulations of the statutes and the General Terms and Conditions of the Karl Landsteiner Private University for Health Sciences as amended.

In the Master's programme "Psychology" students acquire profound theoretical, analytical and reflexive competences at a scientific level. Thus the imparting of psychological competences and skills as well as the basis for a further psychotherapy education according to Austrian and German law is achieved.

In order to be able to guarantee the teaching and acquisition of all these competences, the teaching material consists of the following areas:

I. Research competence (FK)

Module 1 Deepening scientific work

1.1 Evaluation research and quality assurance

1.2 Theory and empiricism of scientific work

Module 7 Multivariate Statistics: Special Research Methods in Psychology

7.1 Qualitative and quantitative advanced survey and research methods

7.2 Exercise on qualitative and quantitative advanced survey and research methods

MT Accompanying seminars for the master thesis

MT Scientific Writing (Writing Workshop)

MT Master thesis

II. basic competences in clinical psychology (BKKP)

Module 2 Clinical Psychology: Medical Basics

2.1 Psychosomatic medicine

2.2 Neuropsychology and psychopharmacology

Module 3 Clinical Psychology: Mental Illnesses in Adulthood

3.1 Mental illness in adulthood

3.2 Clinical diagnostic exercise

Module 8 Clinical Psychology: Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapeutic Intervention Teaching

8.1. interventions specific to and transcending faults

8.2 Legal framework for the practice of clinical psychology

8.3 Mindfulness-based stress reduction

8.4 Resource-oriented conversation management

8.5 Creative methods

Module 10A Clinical Psychology: Clinical Child Psychology

10A.1 Mental Illnesses in Childhood and Adolescence

10A.2 Psychological Interventions in Childhood and Adolescence

Module 11A Clinical Psychology: Health Psychology

11A.1 Psychological concepts of preventive health care and health promotion

11A.2 Applications of health psychology

Module 12 Internship incl. supervision

12.1 Practical work in the field

12.2 Supervision of practical work in the field

III. economic competencies: Human Resources, Finance, Marketing (WK)

Module 4 Work, Organizational and Business Psychology

4.1 Theories of Work, Organizational and Economic Psychology

4.2 Learning and health-promoting work design and company health management

4.3 Human Resources Management and Organizational Development

Module 6 Economic Psychology

6.1 Theories of Economic Psychology

6.2 Tax morality and state regulation

6.3 Judging and Deciding

Module 9 Market and Consumer Psychology

9.1 Introduction to Market and Consumption Sychology

9.2 Psychology of the purchase decision

9.3 Money Management and Financial Competence

Module 10B Application-specific specialisation in work, organisational and business psychology

10B.1 Applications of Work and Organizational Psychology: Aptitude Diagnostics and Personnel Selection

10B.2 Applications of Economic Psychology: Nudging and Decision Making

10B.3 Applications of market and consumer psychology: market and opinion research

Module 12 Internship incl. supervision

12.1 Practical work in the field

12.2 Supervision of practical work in the field

IV. Diversity Competences (DK)

Module 5 Social Psychology: Diversity

5.1 Applied social psychology

5.2 Gender aspects of health behaviour

5.3 Innovative approaches to social psychology



  • Deepening of scientific work
  • Clinical Psychology: Medical Basics, Mental Diseases in Adulthood
  • Work and Organizational Psychology
  • Social Psychology: Diversity

2ND SEMESTER:              

Economic psychology, multivariate statistics:

  • Special research methods in psychology

Clinical psychology:

  • Clinical-psychological and psychotherapeutic
  • Intervention theory, market and consumer psychology


Specialization in Clinical Psychology:

  • Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology
  • health psychology

In-depth study of work, organisational and economic psychology:

  • Application-specific specialisation in work psychology,rganisational and economic psychology


  • Practical work in the field (including supervision)
  • Master thesis including accompanying seminars
  • Oral final examination


  1. 25 May

    Inaugural lecture of Dagmar Stoiber-Sakaguchi Professor of Pharmacology

    25. May 2022, 18:00 - 20:00
    Karl Landsteiner University of Health Sciences, Auditorium
  2. 24 May

    4. European Calcium Channel Conference

    24. May 2022, 09:00 - 28. May 2022, 17:00
    Congress Centrum Alpbach, A-6236 Alpbach
  3. 12 May

    Hearing "Work, Organizational, and Economic Psychology"

    12. May 2022, 08:30 - 12:00
    Karl Landsteiner Privatuniversität / Online via MS Team