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Assistance for Addicts


Master of Science

Standard period of study (amount)

5 semesters



Overview and admission

Study Type


Admission semester

Summer Semester only

Area of study

Therapies, Miscellaneous

Target group

Graduates of Medicine, Psychology, Social Work


The degree programme qualifies students in five semesters to work in addiction therapy (DRV-recognised) on the basis of a current scientific, practice-oriented curriculum. Since 2007, the degree programme has also been offered at the Katholische Stiftungsfachhochschule (KSFH) in Munich.

Admission modus

Selection procedure / qualifying examination

Admission requirements (Link)

Admission requirements

A general (or subject-related) higher education entrance qualification (or an entrance qualification recognised as equivalent by the competent state authorities), a degree in human sciences, and work in the field of addiction aid (or a related field)

Lecture period

  • 13.03.2023 - 07.07.2023
  • 25.09.2023 - 09.02.2024

Tuition fee

The tuition fees include the following: All seminar and course fees, all examination fees, 200 hours of supervision and professional self-reflection in a small group, 6 hours of individual supervision or professional coaching, student advice and counselling, intensive supervision of the Master's thesis with accompanying colloquium as well as drinks on course days. Costs for accommodation, learning materials and technical literature are not included.

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