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Psychology, Department

Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Sektion at the Uni Konstanz

Fachbereich Psychologie

  • Universitätsstraße 10
  • 78457 Konstanz
  • Phone: +49 7531 88-2319
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Basic information

Total number of students 730
Number of master degree students 40

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 11/14 points

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 95.1 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 95.6 %


Publications per academic 2.8
Citations per publication 4.5
Third party funds per academic 69.5 T€
Doctorates per professor 1.2

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 2.2
Support in studies 1.9
Courses offered 2.3
Study organisation 1.9
Exams 2.5
Digital teaching elements 2.4
Research orientation 1.8
Job market preparation 2.3
Rooms 2.4
Library 1.8
IT-infrastructure 2.1
Overall study situation 2.2

Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

Teacher support 2.0
Support in studies no destict rank group could be assigned
Digital teaching elements 1.9
Courses offered 2.1
Study organisation no destict rank group could be assigned
Transition to Master's studies 1.5
Research orientation 1.6
Overall study situation 1.7

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 ‘research-based teaching’ principle: excellent education and training with strong roots in research and practical applications; Clinical-europsychological specialisation: Opportunity to qualify for a career path in the field of psychotherapy, under PsychThG 2020, close partnerships with regional clinics for psychotherapy; psychotherapeutic university outpatient clinic for behavioural-therapeutic treatments of psychological disorders; Modern professional or research-qualifying concentrations: e.g. scientific methods, psychology of health, decision-making research, cognitive-affective neuroscience
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    ERASMUS partnerships with more than 30 international partners; Individual advice on periods abroad without extending the length of the course by recognising credits earned abroad; Strong international links of the department through research and teaching partnerships; High proportion of international lecturers
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Research Methods: EEG, MEG, MRT, TMS, fNIRS, eye tracking, peripheral physiology (e.g. heart rate, skin conductivity), wet laboratories (e.g. hormones), virtual reality, computer laboratories; Behavioural observation
  • Special features regarding research activities
    Department is involved in the (Excellence strategy-funded) cluster initiatives "Centre for the Advanced Study of Collective Behaviour" and "The political dimension of inequality: perceptions, participation and policies"; Psychotherapeutic university outpatient clinic for behaviourally oriented treatment of mental disorders in the research and teaching context. Numerous research projects and cooperations, e.g. mobile technologies to improve health-related behaviour, the impacts of stress, risk perception, Internet-based research
  • Support for founders
    The University of Konstanz promotes business start-ups and entrepreneurship through the ‘Kilometer1’ initiative. Spin-offs have the support of funding programmes, idea competitions and networks.
  • Other special features
    University of Konstanz is one of eleven universities or networks of excellence in Germany. Only six universities throughout Germany have consistently been universities of excellence since 2007. With its concept ‘University of Konstanz – creative.together’ and its two new Clusters of Excellence – the ‘Centre for the Advanced Study of Collective Behaviour’ and ‘The Politics of Inequality: Perceptions, Participation and Policies’, it is successful in both funding programmes of the Excellence Strategy of the German Federal Government and the Länder.
  • Further information on research activities
  • Further information about study entry phase
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Last update 2022: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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