Clinical Gerontopsychologypart time degree programmes for professionals, distance studies, part time

  • Master of Science


  • 6 semesters

    Standard period of study (amount)

  • Chemnitz


Overview and admission

Study Type


Admission semester

Winter Semester only

Area of study
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Health Science

Research Methods in Gerontopsychology, Principles and Application of Diagnostic Methods, Educational and Developmental Psychology in Old Age, Principles of Gerontopsychology and Gerontopsychiatry, Clinical Gerontopsychology, Industrial Psychology and Human Factors, Age-Specific Disorder Models and Studies, Therapeutic Approaches to Gerontopsychiatry and Gerontopsychology, Palliative Care, Age-Specific Health Science and Public Health

Target group

- Working people with Psychological or related professional qualifications who currently or prospectively work in a facility with a gerontological or geriatric focus (hospitals, psychiatric facilities, medical care centres, rehabilitation facilities) - Professionals with psychological or related professional qualifications from hospices and other palliative facilities - Working people with psychological or related professional qualifications from counselling centres (psycho-social counselling, self-help, family counselling) or educational centres


The career-integrated advanced training course in Clinical Gerontopsychology (Master) is set up at the Chemnitz University of Technology Centre for Knowledge and Technology Transfer (ZWT) It is realised in cooperation with the TUCed –An-Institut für Transfer und Weiterbildung GmbH (TUCed) This collaboration enables the range of courses to be tailored to the needs of professionals. The teaching content is taught at TUCed. The exams are carried out under the responsibility of the ZWT and the degree is awarded by the Chemnitz University of Technology. Short attendance phases, e-learning and independent study\; Organisation and implementation: TUCed (TU Chemnitz education), affiliated institute

Admission modus

open admission

Admission requirements (Link)

Admission requirements

First degree in Psychology or in a related subject (e.g. Education Theory, Social Education, Health Sciences)

Lecture period
  • 09.10.2023 - 02.02.2024
  • 02.04.2024 - 12.07.2024

Application deadlines

Winter semester (2023/2024)
  • Deadlines for International Students from the European Union

    continuous application possible

  • Deadlines for international students from countries that are not members of the European Union

    continuous application possible

  • Application deadline for Germans and inhabitants

    continuous application possible

  • Enrollment deadline for Germans and foreign students

    Extension period for enrolment: by 01/10/2021

Tuition fee

The current tuition fees for each participant are EUR 9,990 for the entire standard period of study. The fees are in five equal instalments of EUR 1.998. After the standard period of study has expired, there is the possibility to extend the study for another four semesters without additional costs. Examination fee: 375 EUR in total

Languages of instruction

Main language


DAAD - Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst - German Academic Exchange Service