Master-Online Studies
Industrial and Organizational Psychology

120 ECTS English

Support companies in facing the changes in our world of work – with an online studies master’s programme in Industrial and Organisational Psychology. 

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Digitalisation, artificial intelligence, economic crises: we are experiencing fundamental changes. Many professional activities are becoming obsolete, many tasks are changing. New business areas are arising while others are disappearing. These new areas require talents with brand-new competencies. This makes business psychologists such as yourself more sought-after than ever. 

During your online studies master’s programme Industrial and Organisational Psychology, you acquire economic understanding as well as methodical, conversational and advisory competencies. In addition, you will learn about current trends in business psychology. This enables you to guide companies, organisations and employees through the big transformation processes of our time. 

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Overview Your degree summed up
  • Study programme & degree
    Master of Science (MSc) 120 ECTS
    Full-time or part-time, 100% flexible
  • Application & starting date
    Start your studies later
    Online application, no application deadlines
  • Study duration & extension
    24-48 months, depending on model
    Extension possible free of charge
  • Locations
    Study programme independent of time & place
    No mandatory attendance
    Innovative study tools available on online-campus & in the IU Learn App
    Exams online or at nearest examination centre
  • Study fees
    Starting at 306€/month, depending on model
    Regular discount campaigns
  • Recognition & Approval
    Study program is state-approved, accredited & internationally renowned by the start of the program
    120 ECTS - English
    Currently in the process of being accredited
Study start information
First time from,01.08.2023 (English, 120 ECTS)
Information about state accreditation
This programme is still in the process of accreditation. We are expecting Ministry approval at the very latest by the start of the study programme. So far, all IU programmes have been accredited and approved successfully on time.
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Online studies master’s programme Industrial and Organisational Psychology: Your contents

Your online studies master’s programme Industrial and Organisational Psychology follows up on the contents of your previous completed degree. With your previous economic knowledge, your online studies master’s programme Industrial and Organisational Psychology introduces you to essential analytic instruments of business psychology and how to apply them. 

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Prof. Dr. Heike Schiebeck
Head of Department

“Based on newly arising challenges and the special education of this occupational group, the demand for business psychologists will keep increasing. This study programme qualifies students to make decisions and design and control approaches concerning clients, employees and companies. Aside from deepening their methodical knowledge, students can specialise in areas such as consumer behaviour and customer retention, staff recruitment and development as well as organisational analysis and development.” 

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100% Flexible

Flexible, interactive, practically oriented: your online studies

  • Whether you’re studying full-time, alongside your job, abroad or as a parent: your online studies adapt to your life. You study online and 100% flexibly – from the first day of class right up to your exam.
  • Thanks to our online campus, our innovative study app IU Learn and our virtual classes, you can fit your studies right into your daily life.
  • You even get to choose how to sit your exams: online 24/7 on 365 days a year or simply on location.
  • Connect with other students or your lecturers at any time: via the online campus, MS Teams, E-Mail or in interactive virtual classes.

Your job prospects with your online master’s programme Industrial and Organisational Psychology

Organisational psychologists are “bridge builders” and “agents of change” in times of transformation. After graduating, you can work as …

Recruiting or talent manager

As a recruiting manager, you work at the interface of classic human resource work and public relations. You not only coordinate the application process and are the contact person for candidates, you also get applicants excited about the company by showcasing its advantages with regards to hard facts and emotional components. 

Customer Relationship Manager

As a customer relationship manager, it is your goal to make existing customers loyal to your company as well as to acquire new customers. To do this, you have various methods at your disposal: you analyse the behaviour of existing and potential customers, the current market situation and the development of customers. Based on this, you develop campaigns to improve customer loyalty. You are in charge of planning, reviewing and implementing the entire process as well as analysing the results of the campaign.

Organisation consultant and developer

As an organisation consultant and developer, you work in consultancy firms and supervise consulting projects from start to finish at the interface of professional consulting, systemic organisational development and agile concepts. You analyse and evaluate complex processes of change in the companies of your clients and advise them on conceptualising company or culture development initiatives, digitalisation initiatives and projects concerning the world of work 4.0. 

Tuition fees

Study model and prices for the Master's programme in Industrial and Organizational Psychology

Depending on your personal or professional situation, full-time study is not always easy to manage. That is why we have also developed part-time programmes for all our degrees, which offer flexible and longer study periods. This way, you can study alongside your job or during your time off, whether at home or abroad. The content of the different models is identical. Depending on the study model, we will adjust your tuition fees accordingly. With the part-time variants, your weekly study workload is reduced.

Can't finish your degree in the allotted time? No problem! We will develop the right study model for everyone. If you realise that you need more time, you can easily switch to another study model with three months’ notice before the end of the month. These are our different study models:

Only until 06.10.2022


Duration 24 Months

Perfect for students who want to hit the ground running and shorten the period of study by increasing their studying pace.

512€ /mtl 539€ Enrol by October 6th using the code MUTIGSEIN22, save 1.444€ & get a free iPad.  Apply now
Only until 06.10.2022

Part-Time I

Duration 36 Months

Excellent for talented all-rounders who want to give their studies everything they’ve got while holding down a job and keeping down their monthly costs at the same time.

381€ /mtl 399€ Enrol by October 6th using the code MUTIGSEIN22, save 1.444€ & get a free iPad.  Apply now
Only until 06.10.2022

Part-Time II

Duration 48 Months

Ideal for students who would like to take their time completing their course on top of their job and everyday life and keep down the monthly costs of their studies.

306€ /mtl 319€ Enrol by October 6th using the code MUTIGSEIN22, save 1.444€ & get a free iPad.  Apply now
Additional charges
All our study programmes include the following services
  • Free trial phase of four weeks

  • Access to online libraries

  • Personal assistance from lecturers

  • Online campus with innovative study tools

  • Access to Statista and LinkedIn Learning

  • Individual study and career coaching

  • Online exams around the clock

  • License for Microsoft Office and Teams

  • Flexible extension of study duration


Recognition of previous achievements

Have you already completed a training course, studied at a university or gained work experience? Then you have the opportunity to get your previous achievements recognised. By doing so, you save time and tuition fees – namely €30 per recognised ECTS point.

  • Shortening your period of study: Skip individual modules or whole semesters!
  • Save on tuition fees: You’ll save €30 for every recognised ECTS point

Even before you apply for an online study programme, we’ll gladly check whether we can take your previous achievements into account: 100% online, no strings attached. Simply fill in our online recognition form.

Send an email to to find out which previous achievements you can get recognised. Make sure you send your application before the end of your 1-month trial. You can get your previous achievements recognised during your studies. However, we can no longer grant you a cost reduction after the end of the trial month.

Get achievements recognised
Do you need help with your application for recognition? Our student advisors will be happy to help. Simply arrange a personal call-back appointment.

Entry requirements

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