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Psychology, Department

Fachbereich 02: Sozialwissenschaften, Medien und Sport at the Uni Mainz

Psychologisches Institut

  • Binger Straße 14-16
  • 55122 Mainz
  • Phone: +49 6131 392-9256
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Basic information

Total number of students 1,110
Number of master degree students 160

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 74.7 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's


Publications per academic 2.6
Citations per publication 3.8
Third party funds per academic 19.0 T€
Doctorates per professor 0.8

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 2.6
Support in studies 3.1
Courses offered 2.7
Study organisation 2.5
Exams 3.2
Digital teaching elements 2.8
Research orientation 2.3
Job market preparation 2.9
Rooms 2.3
Library 2.5
IT-infrastructure 2.3
Overall study situation 3.1

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
    Multiple awards through prizes for university instruction, innovative teaching concepts (inverted classroom), interdisciplinary courses offered in legal psychology and law, regular collegial coaching for instructors
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Large computer pool, numerous research laboratories incl. instruments, own test archive
  • Special features regarding research activities
    Department is in the DFG Collaborative Research Centre "Neurobiology of Resilience to stress-related mental dysfunction: from understanding mechanisms to promoting prevention" (SFB 1193) and the future Leibniz institute "German Resilience Centre (DRZ)".
  • Other special features
    Adjacent psychotherapy institute outpatient clinic; high service orientation with own examinations office; the institute is conveniently located with its own building in the middle of the city centre.
  • 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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