Entrance examination Psychology


  • The registration period for the entrance examination for the academic year 2018/19 is over. The deadlines for the next entrance examination will be announced in spring 2019!

 

The admission to this programme is possible only if you successfully participate in the entrance examination and fulfil all requirements for admission to a bachelor programme at the University of Vienna.

If you do not have proficiency in German at level B2 or higher, please read the information about proficieny in German and about the entrance procedure carefully.

In the personal enrolment for the degree programme you then have to prove German proficiency at C1 level (or higher).

The entrance procedure at a glance

  • Available places: 500
  • Registration period and payment of examination fee (50 Euro): over for the academic year 2018/19
  • Payment of examination fee (50 Euro): over for the academic year 2018/19
  • Entrance exam: already took place
  • Alternate dates: none
  • Language: German
  • Personal enrolment: after results are announced until 30 November 2018  

The registration for the entrance examination 2019/20 will be possible in spring 2019!

Reading list

  • Gerrig, R. J. (2016): Psychologie, (20. akt. Aufl.), München: Pearson Studium, ISBN 978-3868942163 

The book is available for sale in good bookstores and for download in digital form at the Vienna University Library

The edition from 2014 is also suited for the preparation for the entrance examination.

Details about the required chapters see below

Information sheet for the entrance examination (in German)

 

Step 1: Registration in u:space 

The deadline is already over.

 

Step 2: The written exam

The exam already took place.

 

 

Step 3: After the result

 

The admission to the degree programme is possible after the announcement of the results if you have been successful in the entrance examination and fulfil all requirements for a bachelor programme at the University of Vienna.


Reading List

Gerrig, R. J. (2016): Psychologie, 20. akt. Aufl., München: Pearson Studium,
ISBN: 978-386894-213-2 

Version 2016 and version 2014 of the 20. edition are identical appart from additional online-content.

Aus Kapitel 01: Psychologie als Wissenschaft

1.1 Was macht Psychologie einzigartig?
1.2 Die Entwicklung der modernen Psychologie

Aus Kapitel 02: Forschungsmethoden der Psychologie

2.1 Der psychologische Forschungsprozess

Aus Statistischer Anhang – Statistik verstehen: Daten analysieren und Schlussfolgerungen ziehen

A.1 Datenanalyse

Aus Kapitel 03: Die biologischen und evolutionären Grundlagen des Verhaltens

3.2 Das Nervensystem in Aktion
3.3.1 Ein Blick ins Gehirn

Aus Kapitel 06: Lernen und Verhaltensanalyse

6.1 Die Erforschung des Lernens
6.2 Klassisches Konditionieren: Lernen vorhersagbarer Signale 
6.3 Operantes Konditionieren: Lernen von Konsequenzen

Aus Kapitel 07: Gedächtnis

7.1 Was ist Gedächtnis? 
7.2 Nutzung des Gedächtnisses für kurze Zeiträume 
7.3 Langzeitgedächtnis: Enkodierung und Abruf

Aus Kapitel 09: Intelligenz und Intelligenzdiagnostik

9.1 Was ist Diagnostik?
9.2 Intelligenzdiagnostik 
9.3 Intelligenztheorien

Aus Kapitel 10: Entwicklung

10.1 Erforschung und Erklärung der Entwicklung 
10.2 Körperliche Entwicklung im Laufe des Lebens 
10.3 Kognitive Entwicklung im Laufe des Lebens 
10.4 Spracherwerb

Aus Kapitel 16: Soziale Kognition und Beziehungen

16.1 Die Konstruktion der sozialen Realität 
16.2 Die Macht der Situation 
16.3 Einstellungen, Einstellungsänderungen und Handlungen 
16.6 Aggression, Altruismus und prosoziales Verhalten

The edition from 2014 is also suited for the preparation for the entrance examination.


Bachelor in Psychology

  • Type of degree programme: bachelor programme
  • Duration: 6 semesters
  • Required ECTS: 180
  • Degree: Bachelor of Science (BSc)
  • Language of instruction: German