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Psychology, Department

Fakultät für Verhaltens- und Empirische Kulturwissenschaften


Psychologisches Institut

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Basic information

Total number of students 880 *
Number of master degree students 260

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 7/14 points

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 89.3 %
Graduations in appropriate time master's 75.9 %

International orientation

International orientation 3/9 points
International orientation master's 2/9 Points
Outgoing students 3.0 %

Research

Publications per academic 7.4
Citations per publication 2.8
Third party funds per academic 70.6 T€
Doctorates per professor 2.7

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 2.3
Support in studies 1.9
Courses offered 2.5
Study organisation 1.6
Exams 2.4
Research orientation 1.8
Job market preparation 2.4
Support for stays abroad 2.4
Rooms 3.0
Library 1.7
IT-infrastructure 1.9
Overall study situation 1.9

Degree courses with details

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

  • Special features regarding teaching
    The Institute of Psychology at the University of Heidelberg offers a consecutive Bachelor's degree and Master's degree in psychology for 90 students each. The Master's degree optionally focuses on "Organizational Behavior und Adaptive Cognition" or "Developmental and Clinical Psychology". One of the institute's key research areas is self-regulation. The Institute of Psychology thus forms a central component of the German Universities Excellence Initiative-funded "Field of Focus 4: self-regulation and regulation" at the University of Heidelberg.
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  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    We put students in contact with leading figures in our field by appointing internationally renowned experts. Our honorary professors include Robert Kail (Purdue University, developmental psychology), Andreas Schleicher (OECD Paris, educational psychology), Robert Sternberg (Cornell University, cognitive psychology), Kathleen Vohs (University of Minnesota, social psychology) & Allan Wigfield (University of Maryland, motivational psychology). Periods abroad via Erasmus and other exchange programmes are encouraged and supported with competent advice.
  • Common partner universities for exchange
    Universidade de Lisboa, Lissabon, Portugal; Universität Wien, Wien, Österreich; Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Madrid, Spanien; University of Limerick, Limerick, Irland; Università die Padova, Padua, Italien; Univerzita Karlova, Prag, Tschechische Republik; University of Southampton, Southampton, Großbritannien; Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Niederlande; The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australien; The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    The institute has a large number of computer workstations and has its own library. A behavioural laboratory completed in 2018 offers students good conditions for computer-based research projects. There are special laboratories for eye movement studies, physiological measurements and EEG analysis.
  • Special features regarding research activities
    Numerous research projects (German Federal Ministry of Education and Research, German Research Foundation, EU) offer students the opportunity to collaborate as assistants. Theses (Bachelor's, Master's degree) are often integrated in projects. Through the
  • Website with further information on research activities
    https://www.psychologie.uni-heidelberg.de/forschung.shtml
  • Other special features
    The Psychological Institute accommodates a psychotherapy university outpatient clinic and the training institute "Centre for Psychological Psychotherapy". This enables practice-oriented teaching in clinical psychology.
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Last update 2019: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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