Master's Degrees in
Psychology in Switzerland

Studying Psychology

Psychology is defined as the study of the mind, in all its aspects. Psychology degrees deal with the understanding of individuals and their behaviour within society and considering the human stages of development. Psychology can be distinguished in two main groups of basic, theoretical psychology and applied psychology.

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Studying in Switzerland

Switzerland is a federal Republic in western Europe. It comprises 26 cantons and has four official languages: German (predominant), French, Italian and Romansh. Switzerland is not member of the European Union and has the swiss franc as currency. It is the country with the highest wealth per adult in the world.

Applying to a Master's in Switzerland

If you've decided to study a Master's degree at a university in Switzerland , you will have to gather the right documents to prove that you fit the university requirements. Provide complete personal information, previous qualifications, financial information, and a personal statement.
You'll be asked to present supporting documents including:

  • application form;

  • two passport-size photos;

  • copy of your identity document;

  • academic transcript(s) from each university you attended;

  • Bachelor's diploma;

  • resume;

  • receipt of the application fee;

  • motivation letter.

If a document/statement is not written in English/French/ German a translation may be required, from a recognised translator – confirmed by an official stamp. In some cases, universities may ask for additional documents after you have submitted your application.

To show that you have the right English skills, you'll have to also present an IELTS or TOEFL language certificate. If you don't meet the minimum language scores you will have to improve them by taking an English preparation course.

You can now apply with Studyportals to your university in Switzerland. We’ll offer you personal application counselling and help you increase your chances of getting accepted. Just select a Master's degree from the list of our partner universities in Switzerland, start your application and fill in your student profile. You will be contacted by one of our application counsellors and we’ll apply on your behalf.