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Motologie und Psychomotorik / Motology and Psychomotricity (Master of Arts)

Program: Motologie und Psychomotorik / Motology and Psychomotricity
Degree: Master of Arts (M.A.)
Program length: 2 years / 4 semesters (120 ECTS points)
Start: winter semester

The master`s program Motologie und Psychomotorik / Motology and Psychomotricity aims to promote personal development in a holistic way. The central question of Motology is, how physicality and movement can achieve this objective. Its practice applies to the entire age range: children and adolescents, adults and the elderly. As an educational or therapeutic concept, it is offered in many institutions under the term of "Psychomotricity“.


The master's program provides you with a strong, application-oriented qualification. It’s main professional fields are the development and health support as well as therapy. Motology is applied to the entire age range in corresponding educational and therapeutic institutions: developmental support institutions for children and adolescents, clinics for children, adolescents and adults, psychiatric and psychosomatic clinics, senior care institutions, health centers, independent practices, colleges, universities and private practices.

There exists the option to acquire a Ph.D.

  • Admission requirements

    Required university degree

    Degree from a discipline-related bachelor's program in the field of

    • Educational Science
    • Sports Science
    • Psychology
    • Psychomotricity, Physical Therapy or Ergotherapy or
    • Social Education and Social Work
    • Special Education

    or a comparable domestic or foreign professionally qualifying university degree. A degree from a teachers training program is considered a comparable degree in the subjects of sport as well as the special/inclusive education.

    The professional qualifying university degree must have been completed with a total assessment of at least 2.5 (9.5 points) or at least the relative ECTS grade "C".

    The underlying study program must have a major topic in the fields of Education and/or Kinesiology and/or Developmental Psychology and/or Body Therapy (of at least 30 CP in min. one of the cited fields).

    In addition, in the completed studies:
    - Competences in the field of educational and / or Developmental Psychology in the amount of at least 30 CP and
    - Competencies in the field of Kinesiology and/or Body Therapy are proven to be at least 5 CP.

    Certifications of program-specific knowledge and skills to be submitted prior to admissionGerman skills:
    DSH 2
    Admission procedure and program-specific documents to be submitted

    Restricted admission (NC)

    ATTENTION: Due to the admission restriction (NC), certified copies must be submitted!

  • Who can answer questions?

    Technical questions about your application


    Content-related questions about the program

    Student advisement for program

    Office Motology and Psychomotricity
    Dr. Irmgard Schilcher
    Tel.: +49 6421/28 26560

    Formal questions about your application

    In case of formal questions about the application, please contact Master's Coordination with your application number (if available) at .

  • Application & Deadline