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Psychology, Department

Biologische Fakultät at the Uni Göttingen

Georg-Elias-Müller-Institut für Psychologie

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Basic information

Total number of students 640 *
Number of master degree students 200

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 6/14 points

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 91.5 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 66.7 %

International orientation

International orientation, bachelor's 1/9 points
International orientation, master's 1/9 points
Outgoing students 1.0 %


Publications per academic 2.6
Citations per publication 7.2
Third party funds per academic 46.9 T€
Doctorates per professor 0.7

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 2.3
Support in studies 2.2
Courses offered 3.2
Study organisation 1.7
Exams 2.5
Research orientation 1.8
Job market preparation 3.0
Support for stays abroad 2.5
Rooms 2.5
IT-infrastructure 1.8
Overall study situation 2.1

Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

Teacher support no survey
Support in studies no survey
Courses offered no survey
Study organisation no survey
Transition to Master's studies no survey
Research orientation no survey
Support for stays abroad no survey
Overall study situation no survey

Degree courses with details

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
    The teaching in the Psychology degree courses is closely interlinked with research from the outset so that students can gain an insight into the research work of the institute and gain their own research experience from an early stage.
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  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    Both research and teaching methods and materials are internationally oriented.
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    Universitet Aarhus, Denmark; Université Nantes, France; La Sapienza-Università degli Studi di Roma, Italy; Universitetet i Bergen. Norway; Uniwersytet Jagiellonski w Krakowie, Poland; Universidad de Granada, Spain; Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain; Universidad de Valencia, Spain; Universität Bern, Switzerland; T.C. Maltepe Üniversitesi, Turkey; Budapesti Műszaki és Gazdaságtudományi Egyetem, Hungary
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    The institute is technically very well equipped, both with modern teaching technology and the respective research infrastructure.
  • Special features regarding research activities
    The institute focuses on basic research in the natural sciences with a specialisation in cognitive research. A wide range of methodologies is used, from phenomenological and behavioural methods to various bioscience methods.
  • Other special features
    At Göttingen teaching traditionally focuses on methodology.
  • Further information on research activities
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Last update 2019: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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