Childhood and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychotherapy

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Childhood and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Certificate


Degree: Zertifikat
Start: Winter semester
Duration: 6 semesters
Classroom language: German
Cost: 14.000€

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What's it all about?

This degree programme is unique, because ...

as part of highly diverse full-time training combining theory and practise, it provides the necessary qualifications for child and adolescent medical psychotherapy.

It provides the opportunity to specialise in the following fields
  • Child and adolescent psychology
  • Clinical psychology
  • Psychotherapy

Who is suited?

Those who wish to enrol in this degree programme,


  • diligence, sense of responsibility, ability to think for oneself


  • working with children and adolescents

struggles through:

  • a demanding full-time training
This degree programme is suited for graduates in the following subjects

Master's degrees in

  • Psychology
  • Clinical psychology
  • Educational science
  • Social pedagogy
  • Social work
Graduates from this degree programme frequently work
  • in their own practice
  • in child and adolescent psychiatry
  • in counselling centres
  • in psychosomatic clinics

And else?

An internship ...

is recommended. It is done prior to the degree course.

Where do I find help?

Academic advisory office

Merle Lewer
Building, Room: Bochumer Fenster Etage 2
Phone: +49 (0)234 / 32-27688
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Contact students

Fachschaft Kinder- und Jugendlichenpsychotherapie
Building, Room: Bochumer Fenster 02
Phone: +49 (0)234 / 32-27688

Getting to know RUB prior to taking up your degree
Getting to know RUB prior to taking up your degree

Visiting lectures, experimenting in the laboratory for young people, or attending summer campus: Junge Uni introduced school leavers to university life.


Family-friendly university
Family-friendly university

Taking care of children or sick resp. old relatives while pursuing your degree? They don’t have to be mutually exclusive. RUB presents options of reconciling studying with family responsibilities.


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