University of Innsbruck


This continuing education programme aims at introducing to the theoretical and practical fundamentals and basic concepts of Psychotherapy, at enabling first experiences in the fields of psychosocial care, at promoting self-reflection and coming to terms with own experiences and at helping students to find out about their personal suitability.


Final Examination Certificate from the University of Innsbruck

4 semesters/120 ECTS-Credits Part-time

Study Code
UC 992 818

each semester

3.200 EUR



The right course for me?



  • Knowledge of psychotherapeutic
    schools, theories and methods
  • Knowledge from other disciplines such
    as communication and interaction 
    research, medicine, psychology, 
    education and philosophy
  • Graduates are entitled to complete the
    continuing education programme in
    one of the training institutions approved by the Ministry of Health 
  • Graduates are able to use their basic
    psychotherapeutic skills in other

Target group


  • who want to pursue a training in Psychotherapy
  • who want to further their knowledge about the fundamentals of Psychotherapy
  • who want to gain scientifically sound basic knowledge for working in the field of psychosocial support and care.


  •  to be admitted to the continuing education programme the requirements specified in §10 para. 1 of the Psychotherapy Act must be met
  • Participation in a continuing education course requires admission as non-degree student.


Mag. Wolfgang Egger
   +43 512 507-44606

Sabrina Hauser
  +43 512 507-44625

Department of Psychosocial Intervention and Communication Studies
Schöpfstraße 3
6020 Innsbruck

Academic Supervision

assoz. Prof. Dr. Pia Andreatta
Department of Psychosocial Intervention and Communication Studies

Mag. Mag. Dr. Gianluca Crepaldi
Department of Psychosocial Intervention and Communication Studies


assoz. Prof. Dr. Pia Andreatta
Dr. Gianluca Crepaldi
assoz. Prof. Mag. Dr. Arthur Drexler
Mag. Sabine Feuerstein, MSs
Dr. Verena Günther
Hon.-Prof. Dr. Michael Kierein
Dr. Christian Koppelstätter
Dr. Kornelia Krepp
Priv.doz. Dr. Martin Kumnig
Dr. Martin Moritz
Dr. Felicitas Lobendanz
Univ.-Prof. Dr. Josef Marksteiner
Dr. Harald Meller
assoz. Prof. Mag. Dr. Hermann Mitterhofer
Mag. Robert Daniel Patterer
Dr. Paul Plener
Mag. Dr. Thomas Pletschko
Dr. Thomas Post
Dr. Barbara Preitler
Mag. Doris Psenner
Mag. Dr. Gisela Pusswald
Dr. Friederike Rothe
Mag. Kristin Scharfetter, MSc
Wolfgang Schüers, MSc
Univ.-Prof. Dr. Barbara Sperner-Unterweger
Dr. Maria Stippler-Korp

Organisational Information


Schedule and Dates are found on the website of the programme.



University of Innsbruck
Schöpfstraße 3
6020 Innsbruck

Modules, Dates and Rooms:


Dates and Rooms in Summer Semester 2021

Schools of Depth Psychology


Humanistic Psychology

Dates and Rooms

Systemic Schools and Schools Based on Communication Theory


Schools Based on Learning Theory


Personality Theories


General Psychology


Developmental Psychology

Dates and Rooms

Rehabilitation and Inclusion in Educational Science


Psychological Diagnostics and Assessment I and II


Psychosocial Types of intervention I and II


Introduction to Medical Terminology

Dates and Rooms

Psychiatry I und Psychiatry II

Dates and Rooms

Child and Youth Psychiatry


Psychogerontic Therapy

Dates and Rooms

Psychosomatic Medicine

Dates and Rooms

Psychopharmacology I and II

Dates and Rooms

First Aid in the Practice of Psychotherapy

Dates and Rooms

Introduction to Scientific Work


Theory of Science

Dates and Rooms

Methodology of Research and Science I

Dates and Rooms

Methodology of Research and Science II


Questions of Ethics


Framework Conditions of Psychosocial Work






Supervision of the Internship


Supervision with Mag. Sabine Feuerstein, MSs

Dates and Rooms

Supervision with Mag. Robert Daniel Patterer

Dates and Rooms

Supervision with Wolfgang Schüers, MSc

Dates and Rooms

 Supervision with Mag. Kristin Scharfetter, MSc

Dates and Rooms

Final Exam



General Information for the Registration for Continuing Education Programmes

Participation in the university continuing education courses requires the admission as a non-degree student.

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