International Psychoanalytic University

The centre for psychoanalytical learning in Berlin

IPU Study Courses Recognised and Accredited by the State

  • The IPU was awarded its institutional accreditation by the German Council of Science and Humanities, the Wissenschaftsrat, effective as of 27 November 2014.
  • The IPU has been awarded State recognition as a third level academic institution with university status by Berlin's governing administration, the Berlin Senate.
  • All of the study courses at the IPU are recognised and approved by Berlin's governing administration, the Berlin Senate.
  • The study courses at the IPU have been accredited by an accreditation agency recognised by the State.
  • Thus the degrees awarded for successfully completing the various study courses at the IPU are legally equivalent to those from every other German university.
  • The Berlin State Office for Health and Social Affairs has confirmed that the IPU's MA Psychology in combination with the BA Psychology degree fulfils the qualifications for attending the training to qualify as a psychological psychotherapist.