Addiction Help/Therapypart time

  • Master of Science


  • 5 semesters

    Standard period of study (amount)

  • Köln


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Overview and admission

Study Type


Admission semester

Summer Semester only

Area of study

Therapies, Miscellaneous


Principles of Medicine and Psychology, Legal, social and economic foundations, Addiction Research, Addiction Therapy, Basic Therapy Methods (Behavioural Therapy), Complex Therapy Methods (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy), Supervision / (Professional) Self-experience

Target group

Graduates of Medicine, Psychology, Social Work


The career-integrated Master's degree programme includes academic continuing education and an additional therapeutic qualification. It qualifies you for activities in addiction therapy and in addiction prevention, such as in clinics or counselling centres. Students can rely on more than twenty years of experience at the katho in the education and training of addiction therapists.

Admission modus

Selection procedure / qualifying examination

Admission requirements (Link)

Admission requirements

A general (or subject-related) higher education entrance qualification (or an entrance qualification recognised as equivalent by the competent state authorities), a degree in human sciences, and work in the field of addiction aid (or a related field)

Lecture period
  • 25.03.2024 - 19.07.2024
  • 23.09.2024 - 07.02.2025

Tuition fee


14,900.00 EUR / total

Fees (Link)

The tuition fees include the following: All seminar and course fees, all examination fees, 200 hours of supervision and professional self-reflection in a small group, 6 hours of individual supervision or professional coaching, student advice and counselling, intensive supervision of the Master's thesis with accompanying colloquium as well as drinks on course days. Costs for accommodation, learning materials and technical literature are not included.

Languages of instruction

Main language


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