The academic university course "Psychosocial Counselling" aims to provide students with in-depth, specialized and application-oriented knowledge, skills and abilities in life and social counselling as well as developing the necessary competence. It presents and teaches an integrative concept consisting of depth analysis, humanistic and systemic approaches.

The course was approved by the certifying body of the General Professional Association of Life and Social Counselling Professions - ZA-LSB 039.0/2003.

The master’s level (Master of Science - MSc) provides new, overarching advanced studies to include all counselling professions. Students obtain an overview of the wide spectrum of counselling offered today alongside new developments, discuss overlapping fundamental questions, learn about supporting research activities, promoting management and leadership qualities for counselling services, further develop forms of multi-professional cooperation, as well as assume responsible roles in education and further education for counselling professions.

The master’s level (MSc) is subject to different admission requirements than for the academic university course - see application.

This course is taught in German, therefore an excellent level of the German language is required.

Please visit our German homepage for more detailed information.

Course option
Expert Program
Master of Science (Psychosoziale Beratung)
Admission requirements
Study or work experience according to regulations
Study or an equivalent qualification according to regulations
Learning format
6 Semester, part time
9 Semester, part time
Course fee
EUR 8.910,--
EUR 5.250,--
max. 18
max. 18
Summer semester 2022, 4 February 2022
Winter semester 2021/22, 17 September 2021
Study location
Danube University Krems
Dr.-Karl-Dorrek-Straße 30
3500 Krems
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