Our psychology master’s programme “Social Psychology and Psychosocial Practice” combines social psychology theories with practical professional skills and thus trains students for work in both the psychosocial and scientific fields. Especially in the psychosocial field, experts who possess genuine psychological skills on the one hand and a deep understanding of the different fields of psychosocial work and their framework conditions on the other are in great demand. In view of the increasing number of project work structures, we encourage students design, carry out and manage practical and research projects in the psychosocial field.
Lecture Social Psychology I and II; Exercises in Social Psychology I and II
Students and teachers of Qualitative Methods and Social Psychology explore European conflict and community processes as well as their dimensions in life and practice. Within the framework of the project, field research introduced students to a variety of housing situations, such as feminist housing projects, student dormitories, senior*internal dormitories, social housing and homes for fugitives in Berlin and Vienna. During a three-day workshop from 4 to 6 July 2018 at the Austrian Study Centre for Peace and Conflict Resolution in Schlaining Castle, the opportunity arose for the first time to bring together and discuss the diverse interview and group discussion data from Vienna and Berlin and to formulate initial results. (Read more here)
In the Division Social Psychology there is the possibility of completing research internships or volunteer work. By participating in our research projects, participating in research workshops and assisting with research proposals and publication projects, interns gain a deeper insight into scientific research.