Information about the Admission Procedures for the Bachelor's Programme Psychology for the Academic Year 2020/2021

Result of the written admission test for the Bachelor's Programme Psychology for the Academic Year 2020/2021


1020 people took part in the admission test for the Bachelor study Psychology on 25th August 2020.
Here you can find a graphic representation.

All participants were informed of the results on 9th September 2020 by e-mail.
Those persons who have received a rank order within the 260 places available, can be admitted to the bachelor psychology in the winter semester 2020/2021 and summer semester 2021. Beginning in the winter semester is recommended.

Once an applicant submits / a university applicants waived his / her place of study, the / the next highest participant / participant will be notified immediately by e-mail.


Procedure of the written admission test on Tuesday 25th August 2020

Due to the safety and hygiene measures related to COVID19, the test will be carried out in two runs, each with staggered check-ins in the Olympiaworld Innsbruck.

All applicants with a valid registration confirmation meet between the main entrance and entrance WEST (ground level, NO entrance at the staircases).

The check-in will be spread over 10 entrances. The applicants were divided into two groups (group A in the morning, group B in the afternoon) and were informed about the exact time and entrance for their check-in on August 6th 2020.

At the registration you have to show a valid photo ID and your registration confirmation. Without these documents you are not allowed to attend the test.  

Group A

Einlass Gruppe A Vormittag

Group B

Einlass Gruppe B Nachmittag

Access is only allowed with a face mask! In front of the test location, a compulsory contactless fever measurement can be provided for the applicants. If a fever is measured, it is not allowed to write the test.
It is not possible to change groups without exception. Please plan enough time for  the arrival and departure.

Please only bring allowed items to the test (photo ID, regristration confirmation, black pens, something to eat and drink, purse, disinfectants and face mask).

All other items (bags, jackets, dictionaries, lexica, periodic systems, calculators, highlighters, cellphones, tablets, computers, other electronic equipment or analog or digital watches) are not allowed for taking the test and should be held at home. Otherwise they have to be placed unter the table in a provided bag. Cellphones must be switched off!

The test will take place for 150 minutes (2 1/2 hours). Without positive completion of the test admission for the Bachelor's Programme Psychology is not possible. Please note, that admission is possible only with a positive completion of the admission procedure and a general university entrance qualification.

The results of the written test will be announced no later than three weeks after the test via e-mail.

All applicants will receive detailed information and safety and hygiene instructions to be signed not later than 14th August 2020 via e-mail.


Written admission test on 25th August 2020

The admission procedure for the Bachelor's Programme Psychology has been completed for the academic year 2020/2021, no more late registrations are possible, without any exceptions.

The number of applicants registered by 15th July 2020 was above the number of study places determined in the University of Innsbruck bulletin (260). This means a written admission test has to be carried out.

Phase 2 of the admission procedure - a written test - takes place on 25th August 2020.

All applicants with a valid registration will receive further information not later than 14th August 2020 via e-mail.

Further information will follow.


Workflow for the Admission Procedure 

   Workflow

 If you are interested in the Bachelor's Programme Psychology it is important to be aware of the following conditions: Each academic year, the University of Innsbruck makes the following number of study places available: 260. In order to obtain one of these places of study, you need to complete the following steps:

Admission Procedures - Workflow

Online-Registration and Payment of the Handling Fee:

1st March till 15th July 2020; you will find further information about the payment of the handling fee in the amount of € 50.-- in the University of Innsbruck announcement resp. the available payment terms within the online registration.

  1. Registration for the Admission Procedure.
  2. Enter your data into the system, pay the handling fee and register for the Bachelor's Programme Psychology. 
  3. After you have completed the registration you can print your confirmation of registration.  

Admission test

If there are more applicants than places, an admission test will take place on 25th August 2020. You will receive timely information about the venue and time of the test after the registration deadline.

The admission test is a written examination and includes the following components:

  1. To understand simple, subject-related texts in German and English
  2. Ability to formal-analytic thinking 
  3. Ability to gain subject-related knowledge from literature especially for beginners. For this part of the test you have to study certain chapters of the following book:

    The admission test is a written examination and includes the following components:

    1. To understand simple, subject-related texts in German and English
    2. Ability to formal-analytic thinking 
    3. Ability to gain subject-related knowledge from literature especially for beginners. For this part of the test you have to study certain chapters of the following book:

    Maderthaner, R. (2017). Psychologie (2. Aufl.). Wien: Facultas
    (German only)

  4. aus Kapitel 01 Einleitungskapitel:
    S. 11 bis 14 - Abschnitt 1.1
    S. 18 bis 25 - Abschnitte 1.3 bis 1.4
  5. Kapitel 02 Definition, Ziele und Positionen der Psychologie:
    S. 27 bis 49 - Abschnitte 2.1 bis 2.4
  6. Kapitel 03 Forschungsmethodik der Psychologie:
    S. 53 bis 97 - Abschnitte 3.1 bis 3.8
  7. Kapitel 06 Lernen und Anpassung:
    S. 165 bis 201 - Abschnitte 6, 6.1 bis 6.11
  8. aus Kapitel 07 Gedächtnis:
    S. 205 bis 238 - Abschnitte 7, 7.1 bis 7.5
  9. aus Kapitel 08 Problemlösen – Denken – Intelligenz:
    S. 245 bis 252 - Abschnitte 8.1 bis 8.2
    S. 261 bis 291 - Abschnitte 8.4 bis 8.6
  10. aus Kapitel 09 Emotion – Motivation:
    S. 293 bis 308 - Abschnitte 9.1 bis 9.5
  11. aus Kapitel 10 Soziale Prozesse:
    S. 329 bis 357 - Abschnitte 10, 10.1 bis 10.5
  12. aus Kapitel 12 Gesundheit und Krankheit:
    S. 409 bis 418 - Abschnitte 12.5 bis 12.6 

 

The results of the admission test will be arranged in descending order, i.e. the best 260 applicants can be admitted for this study programme at the University of Innsbruck  if the general requirements are met according to §§ 63 and following of the Universities Act 2002. Admission to the University of Innsbruck is only possible for the winter semester 2020/2021 or the summer semester 2021. For a later admission you have to pass the admission procedures again. 

Information on the Curriculum can be found here.
The regulation of the admission procedure can be found here.

For questions please contact: aufnahmeverfahren-neu@uibk.ac.at or +43/512 507 96001

  

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