Faculty of Psychotherapy Science
Duration / ECTS - Credits
4 semesters / 120 ECTS
Academic Degree
Master of Science (M.Sc)
Information on the Curriculum*
Mode of Study
Language of Instruction
Location of Implementation

Please note that the course 2022-2024 is fully booked!

The university course “Hypnosystemic Counselling and Interventions” lasts four semesters (120 ECTS) and concludes with a Master of Science (M.Sc). This is a part-time course which is offered in cooperation with Milton Erickson Akademie Wien. The course language is German.

Admission requirements

  • Austrian or equivalent foreign secondary school leaving certificate or
  • completion of an expert course (university course, course for further education at a university of applied sciences) of at least 60 ECTS or
  • an aptitude to be determined by the course management, equivalent to a university entrance qualification (Matura), or proven experience in the field of psychological counselling and a standardised admission procedure that covers essential parts of the course, AS WELL AS
  • at least five years of professional experience in the field of social professions, in (management) positions in business, public administration or non-profit organisations.

Please note that this course is offered in German only.

Information and application
For applications or questions, please contact the programme head Univ.Ass. Dr. Ernst Vitek, MSc:
Mail: ernst.vitek@sfu.ac.at
Telephone: +43 664 420 33 47


Curriculum (PDF, in German)


The total fee amounts to 12,990 euros.
This includes all costs of the course, such as group supervision* and group self-awareness*.

*Details can be found in the schedules on the MEA website Milton-Erickson-Akademie.com. Not included are any accommodation costs (travel costs and meals) for training events.


The university course “Hypnosystemic Counselling and Interventions” (offered on German) was accredited by the Agency for Quality Assurance and Accreditation Austria (AQ Austria) in 2015.
All SFU Accreditation Reports are available in German.


Programme head

Univ.Ass. MMag. Dr. Ernst Vitek, MSc
Mail: ernst.vitek@sfu.ac.at
Tel.: +43 664 420 33 47

Programme coordinator

Peter Schweighofer, BA.pth. MSc
Mail: peter.schweighofer@sfu.ac.at
Tel.: +43 660 130 68 88


Faculty of Psychotherapy Science
Sigmund Freud University Vienna
Freudplatz 1, 1020 Vienna