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

 Procedure of the written admission test on 26th August 2020

Due to the safety and hygiene measures related to COVID19, the check-in will be carried out staggered in time.

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 26th August 2020

The admission procedure for the Master'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. This means a written admission test has to be carried out.

Altogether 201 applicants registered for the Master's Programme Psychology from 01st March to 15th July 2020.

Phase 2 of the admission procedure - a written test - takes place on 26th August 2020.

All applicants with a valid registration will receive further information not later than 14th August 2020 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 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 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 26th 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 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).

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 2019/2020 or the summer semester 2020. 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 2020/2021 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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