- Winter semester
- Mode of admission:
- local admission restriction
- Study mode:
- On campus
Bachelor's degree in the fields of psychology, cognitive science, or in a related field with an emphasis of study on psychology and/or cognitive sciences.
Minimum standard period of study: 3 years.
Required ECTS credits: 180.
At least 90 credit points must have been obtained in the area of psychology and/or cognitive sciences. Alternatively, students with a bachelor's degree from other relevant fields (natural sciences, mathematics, informatics, audiology, or medicine) may apply. All applicants must prove:
- 5 credit points (150 hours) in statistics.
- 5 credit points (150 hours) in experimental psychological or neuroscientific work (e.g. research internship, bachelor's thesis).
- 6 credit points (180 hours) in general/cognitive psychology, and
- 5 credit points (150 hours) in biological psychology/neurosciences.
Students may have to catch up on missing competencies in an additional module. The completion of the experimental work and the competencies in general/cognitive psychology and biological psychology/neuroscience needs to be proven upon applicatiοn.
At least 3 months of proven work experience or relevant scientific activities e.g. as a student assistant or a Bachelor thesis concerning neuropsychology, neurology, neurocognitive psychiatry, or cognitive and neurosciencеs.
It's not a requirement, but if you have a GPA lower than 3.0 in your previous degree, you won't get any points during the admission procеss.
- Documented programming experience of at least 2 ECTS or 60 hours.
- Proven stay abroad relevant to the study of at least 4 months.
- At least 6 months of continuous proven, voluntary social involvement (e.g. committee work, year of voluntary social work - freiwilliges soziales Jahr).
The following certificates are recognised as proof of your language proficience.
Application & Admission
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Application Procedure & Selection
For the application via uni-assist: € 75 for the first application, € 30 for each additional
The following documents must be enclosed with the application in German or English (documents in other languages will need to be accompanied by certified translations):
- Bachelor's degree and transcript of records (certified for applications via the university).
- Proof of the number of semesters studied thus far (for applications via the university).
- Completed specific eligibility form (for download on the course website, the application portal of the university, and uni-assist once the application process will start).
- Proof of mastery of English (see language requirements).
- If applicable:
- Certificates concerning relevant internships or work experience.
- The subject of the bachelor's thesis.
- Proof of programming knowledge.
- Certificates pertaining to a stay abroad.
- Certificates showing social commitment and civic spirit.
The university does not ask for letters of recommendation or letters of motivation.
Important information for international applicants:
For your application at the University of Oldenburg, you do only need to upload a digital version of your documents (and the translation if necessary) at the portal of uni-assist. You do not need to send any certified copies for your application, as you need to present the original documents for your registration at the registrar's office once you arrive in Oldenburg.
Exceptions from these regulations affect applicants with a degree from China or Viеtnam.
For more information please check theCourse Website