Strength of the program

  • Practice-based programme
  • 20+ research groups and labs are waiting for young researchers
  • Professional preparedness
  • Administrative capacity to help facilitate student life
  • Exchange opportunities to more than 70 partner universities
  • 7 specialisations available

Curriculums are available here.

Course descriptions are available here.

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Developmental and Clinical Child Psychology Specialisation

Person in charge of the specialisation: Koronczai Beatrix, PhD, assistant professor

The educational aims of the Developmental and Clinical Child Psychology specialisation: to offer up to date theoretical and methodological knowledge in the domains of typical and atypical development in order to be able to carry out overall diagnostic work, therapy and research in institutions dealing with children.

Our students will gain competence in the following areas:

  • Psychopathology
  • Diagnostic Processes
  • Therapeutic possibilities
  • Research in Developmental Psychology and Clinical Child Psychology

Our research teams:

  • Developmental Neuropsychology
  • Social Minds Research Group
  • Research Group of Childhood Mental Disorders

Clinical and Health Psychology Specialisation

Person in charge of the specialisation: Adrien Rigó, Associate Professor

The educational aims of Clinical and Health Psychology specialisation: to train experts in the applied branches of clinical and health psychology who possess an extensive knowledge of diagnostics, therapy and clinical research, who have wide-ranging skills in methodology and who are able to use their Master’s level knowledge of psychology in the service of promoting and improving health.

Our students will gain competence in the following areas:

  • Clinical and diagnostic work
  • Supportive and motivational communication
  • Planning and assessment of health promotion programs
  • The critical assessment and identification of the practical relevance of clinical research.

Our research teams and workshops:

  • Health Psychology Research Group
  • Research Team in Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy
  • Research Group on Addiction
  • Positive Psychology Research Group
  • Personality, Health and Emotion Regulation
  • Our partners
  • Support Centre for Giving Up Smoking- Budapest
  • National Institute for Health Development
  • Research Institute for Psychology, Hungarian Academy of Sciences

Counselling and Educational Psychology Specialisation

Person in charge of the specialisation: Zsuzsa Kaló, PhD, Habil. Associate Professor

The educational aims of the Counseling and School Psychology specialisation:

  • to train professionals – working primarily in the practical areas – who are equally familiar with the socialization issues of childhood, adolescence and adulthood, who possess the necessary skills in their theoretical preparedness as well as in their diagnostic and counseling methods used in practice to work with clients of various age groups,
  • they can primarily be employed by childcare institutions (nursery and pre-school) and schools, educational advisories and other institutions doing work related to career counseling, life skills counseling and crisis counseling,
  • they are familiar with the psychodynamics of individual, group and family counseling.
  • Their work in psychological care can especially be useful at the various levels of prevention. Their mission is to facilitate development and change in individuals, groups and the family systems alike.

Our students will gain skills in the following areas:

  • Life skills, Couple’s and Family Counseling
  • Career counseling
  • Group counseling
  • School psychology
  • Educational counseling
  • Crisis intervention
  • Children’s psycho-diagnostics
  • Counseling in health psychology

Our research groups and workshops

  • Pedagogical Psychology
  • Research Group on Test Methodology for Differential and School Psychology
  • Research Group on Teaching Profession and School Psychology
  • Research Group on Qualitative Psychology