Are you interested in the key factors for success in business and organizations? The International Joint Master of Research in Work and Organizational Psychology deals with a wide range of topics in relation to human behaviour at the workplace and in organizations. After finishing this research-oriented program, you receive a joint degree from Leuphana University, Masstricht University, and the University of Valencia.
An excelent international program
The International Joint Master of Reserach in Work and Organizational Psychology is a truly international program. You study at three universities and receive one joint M.Sc. degree. The Leuphana University Lüneburg in Germany, the University of Maastricht in the Netherlands, and the University of Valencia in Spain offer you an outstanding education.
If you want to start an academic or managerial career in the area of work and organizational psychology, this program equips you with the neccessary skills. It combines theoretical and methodological aspects with practical research training for the realization of projects in the laboratory and the field. Familiarize yourself with the most important challenges of the working society in the 21st century!
You will spend the first semester at the University of Maastricht, where you acquire knowledge in the areas of of human resources, organizations, human cognition and performance, work psychology, and statistics.
The second semester takes places at Leuphana University Lüneburg. Here, the focus is on human resource management and negotiation from an intercultural perspective. Additionally, you get to know classical and the latest contributions to work and organizational psychology in an intensive reading course. Methodology will be taiught in a group research project as well as in courses on research design.
For the third semester, you will move to Valencia, where you attend courses in the area of interventions. You learn about intervention methods and you participate in a group research project.
In the fourth semester, you will write your Master thesis at one of the three universities. At the beginning of the program you receive a list of general topics for your thesis, and the corresponding universities for supervision.
Due to the international orientation of the program and the clear focus on the psychology of work and organizations, you will have multiple career opportunities around the world after graduation.
The study in three different countries helps you develop excelent intercultural competencies as well as collorative, communicative, and language skills in addition to your professional education. All these skills are extremely important for your global career in the area of work and organizations.
Depending on your individual profile, you could work in areas such as organizational development, work psychology, or human resources. Other options are leading positions in business and consulting, policy advising, or public administration.
At a Glance
- final degree: Master of Science (M.Sc.), Joint Degree
- admission restriction: yes
- standard course length: 4 semester
- application period: November - 31 March
- beginning of the course: September of each year
- number of student places: 30
- language: English
About the School
Leuphana University established Germany’s first public college. Its Graduate School merges the academic demands of masters and doctorates, and its own Professional School offers highly regarded furthe ... Read More