24 months
690 EUR/module
690 EUR/module
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Dance Movement Therapy from SRH University Heidelberg will help you learn to enhance your patients’ body awareness and to use the healing effect of movement.


Dance Movement Therapy from SRH University Heidelberg will enable you to use movement analysis and dance therapy techniques for targeted diagnostic purposes. In the campus outpatient clinic and during placements, you will practice the knowledge and skills gained under the guidance of mentors. You will have the opportunity to participate in a wide range of research projects.


The scientific foundations and the methodological and professional skills gained on the Master’s programme in Dance Movement Therapy will enable you to work in a clinical, therapeutic or special needs context (e.g. in psychiatry, neurology, paediatrics or palliative care). You will also be able to pursue a career in research and work towards a doctorate.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Psychology
  • Dance movement therapy skills
  • Clinical psychology I (psychotherapy approaches)
  • Clinical psychology II (psychiatry, psychosomatics & psychotherapy)
  • Neurology & quantitative research methods
  • Movement observation and movement analysis
  • Clinical placement

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Undergraduate degree in one of the following disciplines; dance/artistic studies, psychology, social work, humanties, health sciences or related fields
  • Individual admission is possible for applicants with different backgrounds or other fields of study
  • Personal and artistic suitability (tested in our personal selection process*)
  • Documented proof of good English skills: IELTS 6.5 TOEFL iBT 80 (TOEFL code of SRH: 7712) Duolingo Certificate 95 PTE Academic 58 or other proof of English proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    690 EUR/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 690 EUR per module during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    690 EUR/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 690 EUR per module during 24 months.
  • 690 EUR per month full-time + one-time registration fee of 750 EUR
  • Non-EEA countries without permanent residence need to pay registration fee of 1,000 EUR.

Living costs for Heidelberg

922 - 1397 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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