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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 1,130
Number of master degree students 520

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 83.8 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 73.3 %


Publications per academic 4.9
Citations per publication 6.2
Third party funds per academic 94.3 T€
Doctorates per professor 1.1

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

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Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

Teacher support 2.3
Support in studies 2.6
Digital teaching elements 2.4
Courses offered 2.3
Study organisation 2.1
Transition to Master's studies no destict rank group could be assigned
Research orientation 1.9
Overall study situation 2.4

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
    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 courses for specialisation (Cognitive-Affective Neuroscience, Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, Human Performance in Socio-Technical Systems); regular course evaluation; inclusion of patients.
  • 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 in teaching (additional offers for students); Also, establishment of research collaborations, e.g. INPERE - International Network for Psychology in Entrepreneurship; annual summer schools for doctoral candidates/students.
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    PC pool with 35 stations; 3 Tesla magnetic resonance tomograph (MRT); Several multi-channel EEG laboratories; reaction time labs; Eye tracking labs; Psychoendocrinological and psychoimmunological laboratory; Multimedia teaching and learning laboratory; 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 (German Research Foundation), BMBF (Federal Ministry of Education and Research), VW Foundation, EU); Own Collaborative Research Centre 940 "Volition and cognitive control" (interdisciplinary team of psychologists, medics and neuroscientists, integrated graduate college); Integration of colleagues into the CeTI Cluster of Excellence of the TUD; Integration of colleagues into the graduate college "Conducive Design" (GRK 2323)
  • Support for founders
    university-wide support is possible through Dresden-EXISTS and the Society for Knowledge Transfer (GWT)
  • 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
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Last update 2022: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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