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Psychology, Department

Fakultät für Lebenswissenschaften at the Uni Leipzig

Institut für Psychologie

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Basic information

Total number of students 580
Number of master degree students 80

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase no data available

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 90.1 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's


Publications per academic 3.5
Citations per publication 5.7
Third party funds per academic no data
Doctorates per professor 1.3

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 2.5
Support in studies 2.5
Courses offered 3.0
Study organisation 1.6
Exams 2.6
Digital teaching elements 2.6
Research orientation 2.5
Job market preparation 3.7
Rooms 1.9
Library 1.7
IT-infrastructure 2.1
Overall study situation 2.5

Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

Teacher support no survey
Support in studies no survey
Digital teaching elements no survey
Courses offered no survey
Study organisation no survey
Transition to Master's studies no survey
Research orientation no survey
Overall study situation no survey

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
    Content and scope of the subjects on offer are in line with the policy recommendations of the DGP; The BSc's mandatory training in all basic and methodological subjects and in three main applied subjects allow students to do an MSc in psychology across Germany; The M.Sc. in psychology offers many avenues for individual specialisation and for meeting the requirements for admission to psychotherapy training; The relatively small size of the B.Sc. and M.Sc. courses and their central location ensure exchange and contact with lecturers and fellow students as well as access to all services
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    Erasmus agreements with 29 sites across Europe
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Campus library open 24/7 with a large psychology collection and digital access to all the main subject databases and journals directly opposite the institute building; Lecture and seminar rooms in the institute building and in close proximity to the main campus and central canteen (directly opposite) mean short distances; there are two computer pools with modern equipment for use in computer-aided teaching and individual work; Research-focused training supported by EEG, eye-tracking and video laboratories; Applied training supported by the university outpatient clinics and assessment centre
  • Special features regarding research activities
    Research-focused teaching, project work and empirical theses allow students to gain insights into all current research projects of the institute, focus areas include cognitive neuroscience, life span emotions, psychotherapy research, anxiety disorders in childhood, occupational health, environmental psychology, interpersonal attraction, close cooperation with non-university institutions (e.g. MPI for Cognitive and Neurosciences and MPI for Evolutionary Anthropology)
  • Other special features
    Historical Wundt room with exhibits and information on the world's first psychological institute
  • Further information on research activities
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Last update 2022: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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