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Psychology, Department

Fakultät HW - Fakultät für Emprische Humanwissenschaften und Wirtschaftswissenschaft at the Uni des Saarlandes/Saarbrücken

Fachrichtung Psychologie

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Basic information

Total number of students 820
Number of master degree students 350

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 12/14 points

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 85.6 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 76.1 %


Publications per academic 2.0
Citations per publication 3.5
Third party funds per academic 48.1 T€
Doctorates per professor 0.7

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 2.5
Support in studies 2.7
Courses offered 2.8
Study organisation 1.9
Exams 3.3
Digital teaching elements 2.8
Research orientation 2.1
Job market preparation 3.2
Rooms 2.6
Library 2.3
IT-infrastructure 2.6
Overall study situation 2.6

Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

Teacher support 2.5
Support in studies 2.9
Digital teaching elements no destict rank group could be assigned
Courses offered 2.8
Study organisation 2.4
Transition to Master's studies no destict rank group could be assigned
Research orientation 1.9
Overall study situation 2.7

Degree courses with details

Degree courses without details

Further degree courses of the department none
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  • Special features regarding teaching
    Extensive training in methodology and diagnostics; Wide range of clinical course contents (Psychotherapy and Neuropsychology); Range of different options in different key areas in applied and basic subjects in the Master's degree course; Dedicated teaching staff; intensive supervision of qualification work; Creative lecture forms.
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    Erasmus+ Coordination Office; generally: Saarland University’s internationalisation strategy; Offers by the Welcome Center/International Office for international first-year students; ‘University of the Greater Region’ university network to increase student mobility
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Several EEG laboratories; Eye-tracking laboratory; Observation laboratory for small children; Baby laboratory; Access to the driving simulator laboratory; Access to the fMRI research scanner in the Homburg university clinic; generally: Use of Office 365 / Microsoft teams throughout the university to support online / hybrid instruction; In addition, Moodle platform as an information- and document-management system to accompany the degree programme; Accompanying offers for teaching staff and students from the specialist team on digitalisation; Subject-related subpage for psychology in the database information system (DBIS) of Saarland. University and State Library
  • Special features regarding research activities
    Interdisciplinary Twin family panel (TwinLife) and both molecular and epigen. subprojects:; of multiple international projects on Entrepreneurship-Psy. and at the interface between Computer Science and Psychology.; Studies on the neurocog. principles of learning, memory and cogn. control; Development of neurocog. training and intervention prog. for different age groups and clinical samples; Participation in a DFG SFB on the connection between information density and ling. encoding; Longitudinal studies, exp. laboratory studies and clinical Studies on understanding/therapy of stress-associated disorders.
  • Support for founders
    All psychology students are sensitized in at least one course to found a start-up later on (e.g. as a resident therapist or as an organisational consultant). In addition, Entrepreneurship Psychology is regularly the subject of courses, and students can also write their Bachelor’s or Master’s theses as part of Entrepreneurship Psychology projects that the Chair of Labour & Organisational Psychology has obtained.; generally: Offers by the ‘Gründer-Campus Saar’ (organised by the Contact Office for Knowledge and Technology Transfer [KWT] at Saarland University)
  • Other special features
    Two university outpatient clinics (psychotherapeutic university outpatient ward and neuropsychological teaching and research outpatient ward) and a continuing education institute for psychotherapy in Saarbrücken (WiPS). Expertise office
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Last update 2022: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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