FAQs regarding Psychology courses for students from other disciplines

How can I transfer from another study programme to Psychology?

Theoretically, it is possible to transfer to Psychology from another study programme; you need to have 30 ECTS credits* that are recognised in the Psychology programme per semester.

You cannot transfer to higher semesters outside the regular semester cyle; you can transfer to the 2nd semester in the summer semester only, and to the 3rd semester in the winter semester only.

Application deadlines to transfer from another study programme:

  • 15 January for the summer semester
  • 15 July for the winter semester

Deadlines to submit missing documents:

  • 15 March for the summer semester
  • 15 September for the winter semester

We keep a separate ranking list for students wanting to transfer from another study programme (separate from students wanting to transfer from another city who apply at the University of Konstanz for the first time). However, this separate ranking list only contains a few places.

* a maximum of 9 ECTS from non-psychological courses

Can I take only one lecture from a module that consists of several lectures?

The modules must be selected as a whole. It is not possible to take only one lecture from a module that consists of several lectures. For further details, please refer to the information provided on the page "Psychology courses for students from other disciplines".

Can I take seminars in Psychology?

In general, students from other disciplines cannot take seminars in Psychology, as the places in the seminars are limited. Non-psychological master's students can apply for seminars in the modules 1 - 4 and will be approved if places are available.

How do I register for the exams?

You can register for an exam via StudIS within following periods: 01 January - 30 January for the winter semester and 01 June - 30 June for the summer semester.