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Psychology, Department

Fakultät für Human- und Sozialwissenschaften at the TU Chemnitz

Institut für Psychologie

  • Wilhelm-Raabe-Straße 43
  • 09120 Chemnitz
  • Phone: +49 371 531-37546
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Basic information

Total number of students 780
Number of master degree students 390

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 11/14 points

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 91.1 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 68.8 %


Publications per academic 1.8
Citations per publication 4.4
Third party funds per academic 63.0 T€
Doctorates per professor 0.5

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 2.0
Support in studies 1.9
Courses offered 2.2
Study organisation 2.6
Exams 2.5
Digital teaching elements 2.4
Research orientation 2.0
Job market preparation 2.7
Library 1.9
IT-infrastructure 2.0
Overall study situation 2.5

Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

Teacher support 2.2
Support in studies 1.9
Digital teaching elements 2.1
Courses offered 2.4
Study organisation 1.9
Transition to Master's studies 1.9
Research orientation 2.1
Overall study situation 2.3

Degree courses without details

Further degree courses of the department none
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  • Special features regarding teaching
    Professorship for Applied Gerontopsychology and Cognition with corresponding specialised courses; University employer quality assurance in teaching; Practically oriented teaching. University outpatient clinic for psychotherapy for research and teaching; Specialisation in political psychology; Professorship in Predictive Behavioural Analysis; Open Science Initiative
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    International student and lecturer mobility through a variety of ERASMUS partnerships. New international mobility and cooperation package "Southern/Western Balkans/Russia neighbourhood" in the context of which new research ties are established at chair level.
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Video/media engineering, EEG laboratory, EEG biofeedback, TdCS, eye-tracking, test archive, driving simulator. In addition, unique equipment in Germany for recording automatic, sensor-based social interaction and motion behaviour in rooms: The only institute in Germany with a set of SociometricBadges® which can track social structures and networks based on the communication and social behaviour of the people wearing them. One of the few institutes in Germany with UbiSense equipment for highly precise position identification of people in closed rooms.
  • Special features regarding research activities
    Methodological skills centre; Outpatient smokers' clinic; Psychotherapy university outpatient clinic; Germany’s leading institute in research projects into uses of electromobility as part of the flagship project ‘Electromobility as showcase’, development of a car sharing system with electric vehicles on campus in order to research usage behaviour in electromobility, department heads the SFB application ‘Hybrid Societies’, which received a positive pre-evaluation by the DFB 11/2018; Centre for Criminological Research Saxony (ZKFS)
  • Support for founders
    Comprehensive service for start-ups via the SAXEED network for start-up founders
  • Further information on research activities
  • Further information about study entry phase
  • Information on access restrictions
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Last update 2022: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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