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Psychology, Department

Fakultät für Psychologie und Pädagogik at the LMU München

Department Psychologie

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Basic information

Total number of students 810 *
Number of master degree students 330

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 93.2 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 88.5 %

International orientation

International orientation, bachelor's 3/9 points
International orientation, master's 4/9 points
Outgoing students 0.0 %


Publications per academic 3.5
Citations per publication 3.2
Third party funds per academic 67.5 T€
Doctorates per professor 1.0

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 2.4
Support in studies 2.3
Courses offered 3.2
Study organisation 1.9
Exams 2.5
Research orientation 2.1
Job market preparation 2.9
Support for stays abroad 2.9
Rooms 2.8
Library 1.9
IT-infrastructure 2.4
Overall study situation 2.5

Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

Teacher support 1.9
Support in studies 2.1
Courses offered 2.6
Study organisation 1.6
Transition to Master's studies 1.6
Research orientation 1.6
Support for stays abroad 2.8
Overall study situation 2.0

Degree courses without details

Further degree courses of the department none
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  • Special features regarding teaching
    The Bachelor's degree course focuses on basics and application. The Master's degree courses are research-based and focus on different areas of specialisation. The Master's degree in "Clinical Psychology and Cognitive Neuroscience (M.Sc.)" in particular serves as a preparation for psychotherapy training.
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  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    Dual Master's degree courses in English: Neuro Cognitive Psychology and Master of the Learning Sciences; numerous international research collaborations; Extensive range of external, English-speaking lecturers; Erasmus and LMU exchange
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    Jyväskylän Yliopisto; National University of Ireland, Galway; Université de Bordeaux; University of Leeds; Università degli Studi di Roma 'Tor Vergata'; Universiteit Leiden; Rijksuniversiteit Groningen; Universität Wien
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Numerous laboratories, which can also be used by students (EEG & behaviour, multi-sensory perception, eye-tracking, virtual lab, baby and child labs, video labs, transcranial magnet simulation, spectroscopic instruments, neurostimulation, proposed fMRI scanner in cooperation with Medicine). Library with a large reference stock and access to numerous online journals; Students have access to PCs and software in the CIP pools; the IT Helpdesk offers direct support; in addition: Testothek test archive, Testlab, i-Teach, Melessa (Munich Experimental Laboratory for Economic and Social Sciences), research and teaching outpatient clinics.
  • Special features regarding research activities
    Numerous projects funded by the German Research Foundation, the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research, the OECD, various foundations, corporations, etc.; Research Unit Active Perception (German Research Foundation); the research projects take
  • Other special features
    Further education, guidance and coaching programmes are available for academics at the Center for Leadership and People Management. Students are supported through peer-to-peer mentoring, TutorPlus. Lehre@LMU resources for the support of student research projects, practice-oriented teaching, additional tutorials.
  • 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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