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Psychology, Department

Fachbereich I at the Uni Trier

Fachgebiet Psychologie

  • Universitätsring 15
  • 54296 Trier
  • Phone: +49 651 201-2015
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Basic information

Total number of students 1,660 *
Number of master degree students 500

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 86.5 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 85.3 %

International orientation

International orientation, bachelor's 1/9 points
International orientation, master's 2/9 points
Outgoing students 1.0 %


Publications per academic 2.2
Citations per publication 2.9
Third party funds per academic 28.7 T€
Doctorates per professor 0.9

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 2.5
Support in studies 2.6
Courses offered 3.4
Study organisation 2.8
Exams 2.6
Research orientation
Job market preparation 3.4
Support for stays abroad
Rooms 2.4
IT-infrastructure 2.1
Overall study situation 2.8

Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

Teacher support 2.0
Support in studies 2.4
Courses offered 2.6
Study organisation 2.2
Transition to Master's studies 1.9
Research orientation 2.0
Support for stays abroad 2.5
Overall study situation 2.1

Degree courses without details

Further degree courses of the department yes, please see department website
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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    With more than 1,000 students and 14 departments, the institute is one of the largest in Germany. Research focuses: Psychobiology of stress, cognitive neuroscience, psychotherapy research, competence development, giftedness, diagnostics, work and digitisation. Numerous national and international collaborations. Focus on basic and application-oriented teaching supported by various departmental institutions, including university outpatient clinics, laboratories (EEG, psychophysiology, virtual reality), test archive.
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  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    The department participates in the Erasmus programme. There are partnerships with a wide range of international higher education institutions.
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    Clark University, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA; University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Kanada; Sophia University, Tokio, Japan; Universitetet i Bergen, Norwegen; Stockholms Universitet, Schweden; Universidad de Valencia, Spanien; Università degli studi di Roma La Sapienza, Italien; Universität Wien, Österreich; Universidade Lusíada, Lissabon, Portugal; Université Paris Ouest Nanterre La Défense, Frankreich
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    The department has a large number of experimental psychology laboratories, a multi-sensor laboratories, psycho-physiological laboratories (also for children and adolescents), a psycho-physiological stress laboratory, a genetics laboratory and a virtual reality laboratory. Students are involved in all laboratories as academic assistants and in qualification papers.
  • Special features regarding research activities
    Many research projects are internationally oriented. Two of many examples: The Institute of Psychobiology runs joint research projects together with the Luxembourg Institute of Health. The European Centre for Psychotherapy and Psychotherapy Research condu
  • Other special features
    Leibniz Centre for Psychological Information and Documentation (ZPID) as a central, supra-regional infrastructure for psychology in German-speaking countries
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Last update 2019: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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