M.Sc. On Campus

Work and Organisational Psychology

12 months
15700 EUR/year
2209 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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Work and Organisational Psychology at Erasmus University Rotterdam emphasises organisational psychology and the role of emotions in modern organisations. Furthermore, new methods in personnel selection are examined in this master.


This track is designed for anyone with a special interest in the psychology of organisations, labour and personnel. We teach you how to select the best people; how individuals perform in teams; and how you can foster work engagement in employees. We offer you one of the best master programmes in Psychology in the Netherlands.


The master track in Work and Organisational Psychology at Erasmus University Rotterdam will prepare you for a function in business, consultancy, training or research. As a Master of Science in organisational psychology you have many opportunities to build a career. For example, you can be become a trainer, (career) coach, HR consultant, management trainee, selection consultant, assessor at recruitment and selection agency. When you are more interested in research, obtaining your PhD can also be a good option.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Attitudes and Emotions in Organisations
  • Practical Conducting research in organizations
  • Groups at Work
  • Practical Conflict Management and Mediation
  • Personnel Selection
  • Practical Selection and Assessment

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • 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

  • You are eligible for admission to the Master programme if you have successfully completed a Bachelor’s or undergraduate degree* from a research university. Whether you are eligible for admission, depends on the specific degree you have obtained.
Please note: the master Psychology implements a capacity limitation per 2022- 2023, meaning that a selection procedure will take place when the number of students who are deemed eligible for admission exceeds the set capacity.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    15700 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15700 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2209 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2209 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.
  • €12400 (Institutional fee: Dutch / EEA students)

Living costs for Rotterdam

760 - 1265 EUR /month
Living costs

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


For the applicants of the various degree programmes of Erasmus School of Social and Behavioural Sciences at Erasmus University Rotterdam the following funding possibilities are available:

  • Holland Scholarship for excellent non-EEA applicants
  • L-EARN for impact Scholarship
  • Erasmus Trustfonds Scholarship

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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