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Psychology, Department

Fakultät Humanwissenschaften at the Uni Bamberg

Institut für Psychologie

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Basic information

Total number of students 740
Number of master degree students 260

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 12/14 points

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 87.9 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 91.3 %


Publications per academic 2.6
Citations per publication 4.4
Third party funds per academic 44.2 T€
Doctorates per professor 0.6

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 1.8
Support in studies 1.6
Courses offered 2.1
Study organisation 1.7
Exams 2.4
Digital teaching elements 2.1
Research orientation 2.0
Job market preparation 2.4
Rooms 1.8
Library 1.6
IT-infrastructure 1.8
Overall study situation 2.0

Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

Teacher support 1.7
Support in studies 1.6
Digital teaching elements 2.0
Courses offered 1.9
Study organisation 1.9
Transition to Master's studies 1.8
Research orientation 1.9
Overall study situation 1.6

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Further degree courses of the department none
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  • Special features regarding teaching
    High proportion of compulsory elective courses with relevance to professional practice; Wide range of mandatory elective modules; early introduction to research activities; low participant numbers in seminars, high level of student networking; regular teaching evaluations; course flexibility thanks to the option for part-time study; numerous programmes for starting studies. Some seminars can be taken online.
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    More than 20 international partner universities for student exchanges; Internationally networked research projects; a compulsory elective module "Academic Language" promotes the learning of foreign languages in the academic field. Almost all modules offer English-language seminars (as well as German).
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    All course rooms have good technical equipment with a projector and an audio system and most also have induction loops. The faculty has had a new building since 2011 that offers generous space for classes. Numerous very well equipped laboratories which can be used by students (three EEG laboratories); Eye-Tracking; Two video labs; Psychophysiological laboratory etc.). Development of technical infrastructure for hybrid courses.
  • Special features regarding research activities
    High number of third-party-funded projects in which students are included as student assistants or as part of final theses; High proportion of research projects with interdisciplinary links; participation of students in specialist and academic conferences; Regular institute colloquium with excellent lectures by outstanding international scientists.
  • Support for founders
    Start-up support by the Office for Innovation and Start-up (BIG) at the University of Bamberg.
  • Other special features
    The faculty is centrally located in Bamberg's Old Town (World Heritage Site). Bamberg offers a variety of cultural events, including some taking place outside of the university, and is very student-friendly.
  • Further information on research activities
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Last update 2022: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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