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Psychology, Department

Fachbereich 01: Humanwissenschaften at the Uni Kassel

  • Arnold-Bode-Str. 10 / Holländische Str. 36-38
  • 34109 Kassel
  • Phone: +49 561 804-2944
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Basic information

Total number of students 710
Number of master degree students 310

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 90.3 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 83.9 %


Publications per academic 2.8
Citations per publication 4.6
Third party funds per academic 15.1 T€
Doctorates per professor 1.0

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 2.3
Support in studies 2.2
Courses offered 2.6
Study organisation 1.6
Exams 2.4
Digital teaching elements 2.2
Research orientation 1.8
Job market preparation 2.8
Rooms 2.3
IT-infrastructure 2.0
Overall study situation 2.3

Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

Teacher support no destict rank group could be assigned
Support in studies 2.3
Digital teaching elements 2.4
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Study organisation 1.8
Transition to Master's studies no destict rank group could be assigned
Research orientation 1.9
Overall study situation no destict rank group could be assigned

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
    Polyvalent Bachelor’s degree in Psychology: Option of deepening clinical content and transition to a Master’s degree with a clinical focus; Requirements of PsychThG and PsychThApprO 2020 are complied with; Environmental psychological content is part of the course; Problem-oriented. MSc Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy can be completed in addition to the M.Sc. with a licence to practise. MSc Psychology offers specialisations in Environmental Psychology, Legal Psychology, A&O Psychology, Cognition, Education and Development and Research Methods
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    English-speaking courses; Lectures and workshops given by internationally renowned researchers; The majority of publications are in English.
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Eye-tracker; EEG measuring instruments; Soundproof booths; Peerscopes; University outpatient clinic with video recordings; Video recordings of individual courses; Laptop rental for final papers; Laboratories:; PC pool with software and videoconferencing system
  • Special features regarding research activities
    Language Processing; Memory; Learning with multimedia; Empirical teaching-learning research; Efficiency of learning mechanisms; Desirable hardships; Development of environmental knowledge; Human-environment interaction; Clinical emotion research; Clinical diagnostics, perception of persons; Psychotherapeutic research; Work in teams; Technology-based performance diagnostics; Psychometry; Market and Advertising Psychology; Credibility and lie; Factors influencing workplace-related counselling; Creativity and individual initiative; Human-Technology Interaction; Analysis and design of working conditions
  • Support for founders
    In 2013, the University of Kassel was awarded the ‘Start-up University’ title by the BMWi. The faculty draws on advisory and workshop services of the ‘UNIKAT – From Idea to Start-up’ university programme. You can find detailed information about the offers on the homepage.
  • Other special features
    By signing the "Charter of Diversity" (2014), the Universität Kassel committed to cultivating and further developing an organisational culture of respect and participation by all members of the university – regardless of gender, nationality, ethnicity, religion or world view, disabilities, age, sexual orientation and identity.
  • Further information on research activities
  • Information on access restrictions
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