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Module Handbook (PO2013) - English

University: Ludwig-Maximilians-University (LMU) of Munich
Degree: Master of Science in Psychology: Learning Sciences
Accreditation accredited by Logo2
Program start: Winter Term only
Duration: 4 semesters (2 years) full-time (no part-time option available)

There are no tuition fees for this course. There is, however, a semester fee (see here; fees for new registrations and continuation of registrations are identical) for each student comprising a student services contribution and a solidary fee for public transportation (this only covers transportation between 6pm and 6am, on public holidays and weekends. If you wish to have full coverage for transportation, you need to purchase a semester ticket (valid for 6 months; more info)). The semester fee is identical for Germans, EU, and Non-EU students.

Please also mind that further costs incur for housing (minimum 300€ /month) and health insurance (appr. 80€ /month).

Language of instruction: English (No German proficiency is required)
Required entry qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) with credits in Psychology, Education, or related disciplines; excellent English proficiency (at least Upper B2); prior knowledge in the Learning Sciences, Scientific Research Methods and Statistics, and Academic Skills.

Please check the page "Application - Requirements" for details.

Activity types: Course work (seminars, classes in small groups, colloquia), research projects, and a master’s thesis

A 10-week internship (minimum 350 hours) is required, as well as a short internship report (10 hours).

Supportive Environment:
  • Orientation support is provided by student tutors at the beginning of the semester.
  • Additional tutoring is provided for specific courses e.g. for statistics.
  • General and academic support is provided by the coordinator and the program's instructors and guest professors.
Further offers Erasmus in cooperation with the University of Twente, Netherlands (M.Sc. Learning Sciences and Technology)
Application period:  Mid January  - March 1 (11:59pm, UTC+1)
 (for the subsequent winter semester)
Application deadline:
  • Application deadline for both EU and non EU-students: March 1
  • Important note: Non-German applicants also have to apply to the International Office via the Master's Program through an additional application process by May 31. More information
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