Clinical Psychology

... looks into questions such as ...

  • Which psychological disorders occur in children and adolescents?
  • Which psychological disorders occur in adults?
  • How can psychological disorders be diagnosed?
  • How can they be treated?

Degree programmes


Clinical Psychology, Master 1 subject

What's it all about?

This degree programme is unique, because ...

Clinical Psychology is the only discipline conducting scientific research into disorders of perception and of behaviour among children, teenagers and adults.

It provides the opportunity to specialise in the following fields
  • Aetiology
  • Epidemiology
  • Prevention
  • Diagnostics
  • Symptomatology
  • Therapy
  • Rehabilitation

Who is suited?

Those who wish to enrol in this degree programme,

... have:
practical skills, basic clinical know-how
... enjoy:
scientific research

This degree programme is suited for graduates in the following subjects
  • Psychology, B.Sc.
Graduates from this degree programme frequently work
  • in hospitals
  • in clinical research
  • in public health departments
  • in outreach clinics
  • as a psychotherapist (licence to practice required)

And else?

An internship ...

is mandatory. It is done during the degree course.
Duration: 12 weeks

Studying abroad ...

can be done voluntarily.

Where do I find help?

Academic advisory office

Dr. Andreas Utsch
Building, Room: GAFO 04/261
Phone: +49 (0)234 / 32-27895
Website academic advisory office

Contact students

Fachschaft Psychologie
Building, Room: GAFO 04/252
Phone: +49 (0)234 / 32-24604
Website Fachschaft


Degree programmes' website


Degree: Master of Science
Start: Winter semester
Duration: 4 semesters
Classroom language: German

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