Information about the Admission Procedures
for the Master's Programme Psychology for The Academic Year 2021/2022


Result of the written admission test for the Master's Programme Psychology for the Academic Year 2021/2022

102 people took part in the admission test for the master study Psychology on 25th August 2021.
Here you can find a graphic representation.

All participants were informed of the results on 7th September 2021 by e-mail.
Those persons who have received a rank order within the 40 places available, can be admitted to the master psychology in the winter semester 2021/2022 and summer semester 2022. 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 Wednesday 25th August 2021

Due to the safety and hygiene measures related to COVID19, the check-in will be carried out 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 4 entrances. The applicants were divided into four groups and were informed about the exact time and entrance for their check-in on August 11th 2021.

At the registration you have to show a valid photo ID a valid 3-G-evidence and your registration confirmation. Without these documents you are not allowed to attend the test. 

Einlass MA Psychologie

Access is only allowed with a valid 3-G-evidence (tested/vaccinated/recovered) and face mask! 

Please only bring allowed items to the test (photo ID, 3-G-evidence, regristration confirmation, black pens, non-programmable calculators, something to eat and drink, purse, disinfectants and face mask).

All other items (bags, jackets, dictionaries, lexica, periodic systems, 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 90 minutes (1 1/2 hours). Without positive completion of the test admission for the Master'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.

Written admission test on 25th August 2021

The admission procedure for the Master's Programme Psychology has been completed for the academic year 2021/2022, no more late registrations are possible, without any exceptions.

The number of applicants registered by 15th July 2021 was above the number of study places determined in the University of Innsbruck bulletin. This means a written admission test has to be carried out.

Altogether 202 applicants registered for the Master's Programme Psychology from 01st March to 15th July 2021.

Phase 2 of the admission procedure - a written test - takes place on 25th August 2021.

All applicants with a valid registration will receive further information not later than 13th August 2021 via e-mail.

Please do not hesitate to contact us for further questions:   

Workflow for the Admission Procedure


If you are interested in the Master'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: 40. In order to obtain one of these places of study, you need to complete the following steps:

Admission Procedure - Workflow

Online-Registration and Payment of the Handling Fee 1st March till 15th July 2021; 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 Master'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 2021. You will receive timely information about the venue and time of the test after the registration deadline.

The admission test is a written test and includes subject-related questions and basic methodological skills equal to Bachelor's level. The duration of the test is about 90 minutes (1,5 hours) maximum.These fields refer to the following literature (German only): 
Literature for the admission test (German only - can change until 25th April 2021).

The results of the admission test will be arranged in descending order, i.e. the best 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 2021/2022 or the summer semester 2022. For a later admission you have to pass the admission procedure again.

Please note that you have to be awarded  one of the study places, available for the academic year 2021/2022 and submit an application to the Admission Department to prove that you have competed a relevant bachelor’s degree programme. Please refer to the information on admission policies.

Information on the Curriculum can be found here.
The regulation of the admission procedure can be found here.
For questions please contact: or +43/512 507 96001

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