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Psychology, Department

Fachbereich Erziehungswissenschaft und Psychologie at the FU Berlin

  • Habelschwerdter Allee 45
  • 14195 Berlin
  • Phone: +49 30 838-54660
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Basic information

Total number of students 1,130 *
Number of master degree students 330

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 8/14 points

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 74.5 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 29.8 %

International orientation

International orientation, bachelor's 3/9 points
International orientation, master's 3/9 points
Outgoing students no data


Publications per academic 4.7
Citations per publication 4.0
Third party funds per academic 66.5 T€
Doctorates per professor 1.8

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 2.3
Support in studies 2.1
Courses offered 3.0
Study organisation
Exams 2.2
Research orientation 2.1
Job market preparation 3.1
Support for stays abroad 2.1
Rooms 1.9
Library 1.8
IT-infrastructure 1.8
Overall study situation 2.3

Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

Teacher support
Support in studies 2.8
Courses offered 3.3
Study organisation 2.1
Transition to Master's studies 2.1
Research orientation 2.0
Support for stays abroad
Overall study situation

Degree courses without details

Further degree courses of the department none
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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    Integrated methodology training; (data collection/data analysis and in the neurocognitive field through link to the Center for Cognitive Neuroscience Berlin); intensive support in foundation training through tutorials; training in psychological interviewing and basic psychotherapeutic skills; external guests from companies/therapists are invited who carry out specific exercises with students and often offer work placements and student internships (practice-integrated teaching); provision of accompanying programmes (e.g. psychotherapeutic outpatient clinic).
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  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    The Academic Department of Psychology collaborates with international partners in research and teaching and is involved in several large international project-based associations. This includes EU research associations (e.g. as part of EU programmes FP7, DAPHNE). The Psychology Department is also involved in the International Max Planck Research School LIFE and participates in collaborations, e.g. as part of institutionalised research networks (e.g. a project on "cyberbullying").
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    Belgien; Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (BSc, MSc); Dänemark; Københavns Universitet (BSc, MSc); Frankreich; Université Paris-Descartes (BSc, MSc); Irland; University College Dublin (BSc); Italien; Università di Bologna (BSc); Luxemburg; Université du Luxembourg (BSc); Niederlande; Universitaet van Amsterdam (BSc, MSc); Portugal; Universidade do Porto(BSc, MSc); Slowenien; Univerza v Ljubljani (BSc); Spanien; Universidad Complutense de Madrid (BSc, MSc)
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    The building has very well-equipped lecture theatres in terms of media technology. The department also has full WiFi coverage, its own PC room and teaching rooms with fixed projectors. The classroom building also has both MAC and PC computer workstations of the main centre for data processing (ZEDAT). Here there are numerous individual workstations to use and printing facilities. All students and teaching staff at FU Berlin also have access to the central Blackboard learning platform as a teaching and study aid.
  • Special features regarding research activities
    The Psychology Department at Freie Universität Berlin is currently the spokesperson for a joint project regarding "Health in Old Age" and as a result is very widely connected across disciplines as part of the "Health Industries and Quality of Life" Knowle
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Last update 2019: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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