Leuphana University Lüneburg

International Joint Master of Research in Work and Organizational Psychology

M.Sc. (Master of Science)
Subjects: Psychology
English only
Winter semester:  01 Jul
Application Deadlines
2 Years (starting: Winter semester)
€1042 / €6900
Tuition fees (per semester)
Winter semester
Mode of admission:
local admission restriction
directly at University
Study mode:
On campus

7 reasons why to choose this Master

Become a fuel change for organizations
You will gain expertise with research methods that you’ll be able to apply to your organization, e.g. evaluation research.
3 universities, 1 joint M.Sc. degree
Get a joint Master of Science in Work and Organizational Psychology from Leuphana University Lüneburg, University of Maastricht and the University of Valencia.
Apply research to deal with challenges and continue with your doctoral studies
Are you into research and interested in continuing with a Ph.D. in the field of work and organizational psychology? Then this master’s program is for you.
Take advantage of multiple career options
Human resources, organizational development, work psychology and policy advising in private or public organizations are just some of the work areas you can aspire to.
Learn the fundamentals in Maastricht
During the first semester, you’ll get all of the program's knowledge on human resources, organizations, human cognition and performance, work psychology and statistics from the University of the Netherlands.
Get an intercultural perspective at Leuphana
During the second semester, you’ll study at the German university using an intercultural perspective. And you will also obtain methodological research skills for future research.
Learn how to do human resources interventions in Valencia
During the third semester, you’ll get to apply the main practices of human resources management, e.g. training, personnel selection and performance appraisal, and see how they can change and improve labor performance.

Course description

How does workers’ mental state affect their work performance? Could financial results be hardly influenced by the company members’ emotional features? How can we inspire creativity and innovation in the workplace? These and many other highly relevant questions will be answered during the International Joint Master of Research in Work and Organizational Psychology program. Jointly organized by Maastricht University (Netherlands), Leuphana University Lüneburg (Germany) and Universitat de València (Spain), it will give you valuable insights that will enrich your professional prospects.

The M.Sc. International Joint Master of Research in Work and Organizational Psychology is in­ten­ded for holders of a first academic degree in:

  • Psychology or predominantly psychological components

wishing to further their knowledge in the field of work and organizational psychology.


Qualification Requirements

The application requirements for the Master's programme in “International Joint Master of Research in Work and Organizational Psychology” are:

Bachelor (undergraduate) degree

Previous degree in the following fields: 

  • Psychology,
  • Predominantly psychological components,
  • Any equivalent.

Minimum ECTS required:

  • ​​​​​​​(not mentioned).

Also, the applicant is required to have at least 70 ECTS in Psychology and 30 ECTS in Research Methods and Statistics.


Note that the bachelor’s degree must have been obtained before 1 September 2020.

Language Requirements

The following certificates are recognised as proof of your language proficience.

min C1 Advanced (CAE)
min 6.5
min 92
[ min B2 First (FCE) ]
[ min 1030 ]
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? no information provided by university

Additional information:
Non-native speakers need to provide their English proficiency. The English language knowledge can also be proven by a successfully completed university degree where the language of instruction is English, or a certificate of an English-speaking, upper-secondary school entitling the applicant to study in the respective country.

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Applications are open from:
Winter semester: May 01 (German)May 01 (EU)May 01 (Non EU)
Summer semester:

Application Procedure & Selection

Mode of admission:
local admission restriction
Admission test/interview:
directly at University
Application Fee:

Further Information

For more information (curriculum, requirements, application, admission and more) please visit the course website.

Course Website