Country Information – Austria

Austria

General information

Student organization

Ministry of Education

Organization of education system: 3 y. BA + 2 y. MA

General languages of tuition: German

Psychology degree in English:

– Webster University Vienna (private university, www.webster.ac.at): Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Psychology and Master of Arts (MA) in Counseling Psychology
– Sigmund Freud University Vienna and Linz (private university, http://www.meicogsci.eu/wiki/Home/ ): Bachelor in Psychotherapy Science and Master in Psychotherapy Science University of Vienna, Master in Cognitive Science

Approx. tuition fee per year (undergraduate level): 1 – 200€

Approx. tuition fee per year (postgraduate level): 1 – 200€

Are the tuition fees different for non-EU or foreign students?: 

– For non-EU students its approx. 380€ per semester at most universities for bachelor and master programmes.

– Private universities have fees around 8000€ per semester (no difference, where you are from)

Approx. livings expenses:  500 – 800€

ECTS:

Exchange opportunities available:

How to become a licensed Psychologist

Becoming a licensed Clinical Psychologist in Austria requires a postgraduate education. The postgraduate education is subdivided in a theoretical (340h) and a practical (2098h) component. Furthermore 120h of Supervision and 76h of Self-awareness are necessary.

Experience stories

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List of universities/departments

Graz

University of Graz (Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz)

  • Depart.: Psychology (Psychologie)
  • Website: link
  • Contact: psy.sek8[at]uni-graz.at
  • Address: University of Graz, Insitute of Psychology Uni Graz/Universitaetsplatz 2/ 3rd Floor/ Graz/ A-8010
Innsbruck

University of Innsbruck (Leopold-Franzens-Universität Innsbruck)

  • Depart.: Institute for Psychosocial Intervention and Communications Research (Psychosoziale Intervention und Kommunikationsforschung )
  • Website: link
  • Contact: psyko[at]uibk.ac.at
  • Address: University of Innsbruck, Institute for Psychosocial Intervention and Communications Research Universität Innsbruck
    Schoepfstrasse 3
    Innsbruck
    A-6020

Innsbruck Medical University (Medizinische Universität Innsbruck)

  • Depart.: Medical Psychology (Medizinische Psychologie)
  • Website: link
  • Contact: Karoline.Hofer[at]uki.at
  • Address: Medical Psychology & Psychotherapy Clinic
    University of Innsbruck, Medical School Universität Innsbruck
    Schoepfstrasse 23a
    Innsbruck
    A-6020

University of Innsbruck (Universität Innsbruck)

  • Depart.: Psychology (Psychologie)
  • Website: link
  • Contact: alexandra.crepaz[at]uibk.ac.at
  • Address: Bruno-Sander-Haus, Innrain 52,  A – 6020 Innsbruck

University of Innsbruck (Universität Innsbruck)

  • Depart.: Psychology and Sport Science (Psychologie und Sportwissenschaft)
  • Website: link
  • Contact: dekanat-psychsport[at]uibk.ac.at
  • Address: University of Innsbruck, Psychology Faculty Universität Innsbruck
    Innrain 52 f
    Bruno-Sander-Haus
    Innsbruck
    A-6020
Klagenfurt

Name of University 1 (Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt)

  • Depart.: Psychology (Psychologie)
  • Website: link
  • Contact: rainer.alexandrowicz[at]uni-klu.ac.at
  • Address: University of Klagenfurt Alpen-Adria Universität Klagenfurt Universitatstrasse. 65-67 Klagenfurt A-9020
Krems

Danube University Krems (Donau-Universität Krems)

  • Depart.: Psychotherapy and Biopsychosocial Health (Psychotherapie und Biopsychosoziale Gesundheit)
  • Website: link
  • Contact: info[at]donau-uni.ac.at
  • Address: Donau-Universität Krems/  Dr.-Karl-Dorrek-Str. 30/  3500 Krems, Austria

Danube University Krems (Donau-Universität Krems)

  • Depart.: Therapy (Therapie)
  • Website: link
  • Contact: info[at]donau-uni.ac.at
  • Address: Donau-Universität Krems/ Dr.-Karl-Dorrek-Str. 30/ 3500 Krems, Austria
Linz

University of Linz (Johannes Kepler Universität Linz)

  • Depart.: Pedagogy and Psychology (Pädagogik und Psychologie)
  • Website: link
  • Contact: wipaed[at]jku.at
  • Address: University of Linz Johannes Kepler Universität Linz Altenberger Strasse 69 Linz A-4040
Salzburg

University of Salzburg (Universität Salzburg)

  • Depart.: Psychology (Psychologie)
  • Website: link
  • Contact: uni.service[at]sbg.ac.at
  • Address: University of Salzburg, Psychology Paris-Lodron Universität Salzburg  Hellbrunnerstrasse 34
Vienna

Medical University of Vienna (Medizinische Universität Wien)

  • Depart.: Medical Psychology (Medizinische Psychologie)
  • Website: link
  • Contact: regina.riss[at]meduniwien.ac.at
  • Address: University of Vienna, Medical School Universität Wien
    Severingasse 9
    Vienna
    A-1090

University of Vienna (Universität Wien)

  • Depart.: Psychology (Psychologie)
  • Website: link
  • Contact: ssc.psychologie[at]univie.ac.at
  • Address: University of Vienna, Psychology Universität Wien
    Liebiggasse 5
    Vienna
    A-1010

Sigmund Freud University (Sigmund Freud Privat Universität Wien)

  • Depart.: Psychological Diagnostics and Psychotherapy (Psychotherapiewissenschaft und Psychologie)
  • Website: link
  • Contact: office[at]sfu.ac.at
  • Address: Sigmund Freud University
    Schnirchgasse 9a
    A – 1030 Vienna

Webster University Vienna (Webster Vienna Privatuniversität)

  • Depart.: Psychology (Psychologie)
  • Website: link
  • Contact: info[at]webster.ac.at
  • Address: Berchtoldgasse 1, A-1220 Vienna, Austria

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