About Master of Science in Psychology at the University of Potsdam, Germany

Complete information about the M.Sc. study program in Psychology

Objectives of this program

  • research-focused study
  • qualifies for working professionally as an independent psychologist
    • diagnostic, consultative, creative, and therapeutic tasks in the health and social services,
    • schools and in professional training settings,
    • in businesses and state administration,
    • empirical and experimental research in academic institutions.
  • qualifies for doctoral studies and/or state-certified training as psychotherapist.


  • modular design
  • a specialist degree with 120 credits including:
    • Master thesis
    • hands-on professional experience
    • subsidiary subjects
  • international compatibilty:
    • completed courses and examinations are recognized through the European Credit Transfer Systems (ECTS)
    • graded activities can be conducted in English if requested
  • study-related exams
  • normal study time is 4 semesters (2 years) including the Master thesis

Further information

PDF file Flyer Masterstudiengang Psychologie (Flyer about the M.Sc. in Psychology )
Webseite Informationen für Studieninteressierte (Information for potential students)
Webseite Studienordnung für das Masterstudium im Fach Psychologie (Rules and Regulations for the M.Sc. Study programs in Psychology)


Postal address

Department Psychologie
Universität Potsdam
Karl-Liebknecht-Str. 24-25
OT Golm
14476 Potsdam

Visitor address

Karl-Liebknecht-Str. 24-25
Potsdam - Golm
University Campus Golm
Building 14

Map of Golm campus

Email address


University of Potsdam, Germany