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The course offers the opportunity to specialise in the field of psychiatric nursing. As part of this course, you will learn all the skills required to provide professional support to patients of all age groups in the special field of psychiatric nursing. This includes empathy and social skills as well as requirements such as practical experience and academic work.


Knowledge of academic work is essential for working as a professional in the field of psychiatric nursing. Graduates will have recourse to well-founded training and will be well prepared to face the specific tasks in this specialist field of psychiatric nursing.

Programme Structure

Topics covered include:

  • Caring for the mentally ill
  • Caring for people with disabilities
  • Caring for patients with neurological pathologies
  • Gerontological psychiatry
  • Caring for elderly patients and patients with multi-morbidities
  • Specific legal frameworks

After successful completion of the course, you will be able to apply for a professional permit to work in psychiatric nursing.

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Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

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Living costs for Salzburg

900 - 1290 EUR /month
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The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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Mental Health Nursing
Salzburg University of Applied Sciences


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