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Psychology, Department

Fakultät Psychologie at the TU Dresden

  • Zellescher Weg 12-14
  • 01062 Dresden
  • Phone: +49 351 463-35424
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Basic information

Total number of students 1,080 *
Number of master degree students 440

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 84.4 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 59.0 %

International orientation

International orientation, bachelor's 2/9 points
International orientation, master's 3/9 points
Outgoing students 1.0 %


Publications per academic 4.0
Citations per publication 5.6
Third party funds per academic 86.6 T€
Doctorates per professor 1.0

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 2.1
Support in studies 2.2
Courses offered 2.7
Study organisation 1.6
Exams 2.1
Research orientation 1.7
Job market preparation 2.6
Support for stays abroad 2.4
Rooms 2.4
Library 1.5
IT-infrastructure 1.9
Overall study situation 2.0

Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

Teacher support 2.1
Support in studies 2.5
Courses offered 2.4
Study organisation 1.9
Transition to Master's studies 1.9
Research orientation 2.0
Support for stays abroad 2.5
Overall study situation 2.2

Degree courses without details

Further degree courses of the department none
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  • Special features regarding teaching
    Extensive training in psychological methodology and diagnostics; Wide range of subjects (foundation subjects, Work and Organisational Psychology, Teaching-Learning Psychology, Engineering and Traffic Psychology as well as Cognitive Neuroscience and Clinical Psychology; teaching of soft skills, such as self-management, time management and conflict management, academic working methods and the ability to work in a team; 3 Master's degree courses for specialisation (Cognitive-Affective Neuroscience, Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, Human Performance in Socio-Technical Systems); regular course evaluation; inclusion of patients.
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  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    There are exchange links with selected European and international universities as part of the 3 MSc programmes, including the development of a collaboration with the University of Miami, Boston University and the Princeton University (student exchange, joint doctorates/research projects); promotion of Erasmus mobility; integration of international lecturers into teaching (additional programmes for students); establishment of research collaborations e.g. INPERE - International Network for Psychology in Entrepreneurship; annual summer schools for doctoral candidates/students.
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    ISCTE IUL - Instituto Universitário de Lisboa - (Portugal); Université de Bordeaux - (Frankreich); Aarhus Universitet - (Dänemark); University of Limerick - (Irland); Université de Toulouse II - Le Mirail(Frankreich); Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen - (Niederlande); Universidad de Valencia - (Spanien); Universidad Complutense de Madrid - (Spanien); Universität Wien - (Österreich); Universitat de les Illes Balears - (Spanien)
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    PC pool with 35 stations; 3 Tesla magnetic resonance tomograph (MRT); Several multi-channel EEG labs; reaction time labs; Eye tracking labs; psychoendocrinological and psychoimmunological lab; multimedia teaching and learning lab; labs for neurobiological research and neurogenetics; Research lab for development diagnostics and support; call centre for epidemiological and longitudinal studies (CELOS); diagnostic observation labs; therapy rooms which allow simultaneous parallel supervision in the next room.
  • Special features regarding research activities
    Three profile lines active in research: Cognitive-Affective Neuroscience, Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, Human Performance in Socio-Technical Systems; High research networking of the chairs, numerous projects funded by third parties (including DFG
  • Other special features
    Research colloquiums and lecture series organised jointly by several professorships with nationally and internationally renowned experts; Exceptionally high level of interdisciplinary cooperation within the psychology faculty and other faculties of the TU Dresden; Faculty-internal funding for junior researchers and for equality; excellent quality of life in Dresden (see https://home.meinestadt.de/dresden/attraktivitaets-ranking)
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