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What will I learn?

Gain the best of two outstanding universities and graduate with two degrees: the MSc in Psychology from the University of Osnabrück, with a specialization in Cross-Cultural Psychology, and the MSc in Social Psychology from Tilburg University, with a specialization in either Economic Psychology or Work and Organizational Psychology.

Program and courses

Graduate with two full Master’s degrees from two outstanding universities: MSc in Psychology: emphasis Cross-Cultural Psychology, awarded by the University of Osnabrück and MSc in Social Psychology, awarded by Tilburg University. An ultimate international experience by studying in Osnabrück for a year.

Combine the Cross-Cultural Economic Psychology track at Osnabrück with one of two tracks offered by Tilburg University:

Economic Psychology
Work and Organizational Psychology

Typical courses are:

  • Methods of Cross-Cultural Business Psychology
  • Intercultural Competencies and Management
  • The Psychology of Negotiation
  • Leadership and Organization

Career prospects

Work in academic level positions in research, communication, policy, consulting, human development, and organization development in private, semi-private or governmental organizations.

Conduct theoretical and applied research to advance academic knowledge in the areas of social, economic and work and organizational psychology. Contribute to a variety of applied fields, by developing tools and interventions to solve practical problems in the areas of social, economic and work and organizational psychology. Research the effectiveness of these tools and interventions.

Which department am I in?

Tilburg School of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Study options

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
€14,600.00 (11,79,321) per year
Start date

Expected September 2022


Tilburg University

Warandelaan 2,



5037, Netherlands

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Other English Language Requirements: TOEFL with a minimum score of 575 (paper-based) / 233 (computer-based).

For international students

In order to qualify for the Double Degree Master’s in Cross-Cultural Economy Psychology, you must have:

An undergraduate university degree in the field of psychology.

Should the undergraduate degree be in another subject than Psychology, then the following criteria have to be fulfilled:

  • at least 90 ECTS of psychology courses, including:
  • at least 3 ECTS in at least six of the following seven areas: general psychology, biological psychology, differential psychology, developmental psychology, social psychology, industrial and organizational psychology or clinical psychology.
  • at least 4 ECTS in psychological assessment;
  • at least 16 ECTS in quantitative methods/statistics and a lab project;
  • Interest in the field of Social, Economic and/or Cross-cultural Psychology specifically.
  • Adequate knowledge of research methods and techniques.
  • A GPA of at least 2.8 in their undergraduate degree on a German scale, 7.0 on a Dutch scale, or equivalent.
  • Two relevant and personalized reference letters: one academic, and one professional, for example through student assistant work, internships or other work experience.

English language proficiency:

You need to demonstrate proficiency in English by submitting the results of either:

  • TOEFL with a minimum score of 577 (paper-based) / 90 (internet-based).
  • Academic IELTS score with a minimum of 6.5 score overall and a minimum score of 6.0 on individual parts of the test.
  • Cambridge English test results: C1 advanced (formerly CAE) or C2 proficiency (formerly CPE). For both C1 and C2, we accept a score of A, B or C.


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