International Psychoanalytic University Berlin

In the field of psychology, the IPU belongs to the top group in the current ranking of the Centre for University Ranking (CHE). There were top scores in ten categories evaluated by students. According to these results the IPU is far ahead of its Berlin competitors in terms of the ranking.

Master's Programmes

Education & Training (1)
Social Sciences (1)



Do you want to continue your education and gain additional qualifications? Then the IPU Berlin is the right place for you! We offer specialist knowledge at university level, excellent transfer of knowledge between university and practice, the expansion of professional key competences for clinicians and consultants as well as a transdisciplinary exchange with members of different professional groups.


Numerous renowned scholars with many years of experience in practice, teaching and research teach within the framework of the advanced training events at the IPU Berlin. They know how to present content in a well-founded, lively and descriptive way. The IPU has excellent learning and working conditions with state-of-the-art technical equipment.


Graduates can look forward to a wide range of professional and career opportunities after completing their studies at the IPU. For which reason, the career a student intends to pursue may not be clear at the start of their studies. With the Career Service, we would like to offer you support and guidance on your future career options. The service provides information about all aspects of commencing your future profession or your career reorientation, as well as about professional work placements and the work options available to students so as to gain valuable professional experience. 

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2021

GSSA 2021

The Global Student Satisfaction Awards empower students across the globe to determine the best universities of 2021. Universities with a score above 4.0 (out of 5) in any of the 8 award categories, receive Badges of Excellence. Congratulations!

Learn more about the Global Student Satisfaction Awards


Student services

In July 2012, the IPU Berlin opened its International Office with responsibility for its international university relations and affairs. It is tasked with planning, compiling and co-ordinating all non-German activities at the IPU Berlin in consultation with the professors on the International Commission and the university management. It is the central contact point for IPU Berlin students planning a stay abroad, as well as for students and visiting scientists from abroad intending to stay at the IPU Berlin for studies or scientific research.

Library services

The library service and resources are aligned to the requirements for teaching, studying and researching at the IPU.

The following areas represent the focus of this specialised library's stock:

  • Psychology / Clinical Psychology
  • Psychoanalysis in clinical and non-clinical domains
  • Cultural Studies
  • Psychological Prevention and Intervention
  • Psychotherapy Research

Berlin, Berlin, Germany


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