The Department of Psychology provides tuition of psychology-related subjects for other departments at the Faculty of Arts and also for other faculties at the University of Ostrava. The Department currently teaches disciplines for the single-major Bachelor degree "Counselling in Social Work" (full-time or part-distance studies) and the single-major Master’s degree "Social Work with Focus on Counselling" (full-time or part-distance studies); both these degrees are part of the "Social Policy and Social Work" degree programme. Accreditation for degrees forming part of this programme is only valid for current students.
Students of the Department can travel abroad for study visits to universities in Ireland, Spain, Poland and Slovakia.
The Department of Psychology publishes the peer-reviewed journal Psychology and its Contexts, which explores theoretical and practical issues of psychology in modern life. The journal is included in the ERIH PLUS database (European Index for Humanities). Detailed information about this journal can be found on its website: psychkont.osu.cz.