Work, Organizational and Business Psychology

... looks into questions such as ...

  • How does one find the right employees?   
  • How does one motivate employees?   
  • What does good leadership entail?   
  • What is organisational development?   
  • How does one organise the workplace? 

Degree programmes


Work, Organizational and Business Psychology, Master 1 subject


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

Detailed information for international applicants

What's it all about?

This degree programme is unique, because ...

it prepares students for a career in a fascinating and diversified field.

It provides the opportunity to specialise in the following fields
  • Occupational Psychology
  • organisational psychology
  • applied social psychology
  • management diagnostics
  • personnel psychology

Who is suited?

Those who wish to enrol in this degree programme,


  • Methodological competence
  • Social psychology
  • business psychology basics


  • Research and application of business psychology knowledge

This degree programme is suited for graduates in the following subjects
  • Psychology, B.Sc.
Graduates from this degree programme frequently work
  • in adult education
  • in corporate consultancy
  • in human resource development
  • in organisational development
  • in health and safety

And else?

An internship ...

is mandatory. It is done during the degree course.
Duration: 6,5 weeks

Studying abroad ...

is recommended.

Where do I find help?

Academic advisory office

Dr. Andreas Utsch
Building, Room: IB 4/127
Phone: +49 (0)234 / 32-27895
Website academic advisory office

Contact students

Fachschaft Psychologie
Building, Room: IB 01/101
Phone: +49 (0)234 / 32-24604
Website Fachschaft