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Psychology, Department

Fachbereich Psychologie at the IPU Berlin (priv.)


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Basic information

Total number of students 810
Number of master degree students 490

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 10/14 points

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 90.8 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 91.0 %


Publications per academic 2.5
Citations per publication 3.1
Third party funds per academic 41.5 T€
Doctorates per professor no data

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 1.8
Support in studies
Courses offered 1.8
Study organisation
Exams 1.7
Digital teaching elements
Research orientation 1.5
Job market preparation 1.8
Rooms 1.3
IT-infrastructure 1.7
Overall study situation 1.7

Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

Teacher support 2.2
Support in studies 2.3
Digital teaching elements 2.7
Courses offered 2.3
Study organisation 1.9
Transition to Master's studies 1.8
Research orientation 2.1
Overall study situation 2.2

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
    Focus on humanities as well as on empirical social sciences and natural sciences; Interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary course content; Practical examples from the university outpatient clinic; Clinical Psychology: Professors with expertise in all psychotherapeutic guideline procedures; Personal supervision of students by professors; Many optional and extracurricular courses; Involvement of students in research and model projects; Work placement preparation and supervision; Interactive lectures; Link between research and practice.
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    Erasmus+: Exchange of students and academics + administrative personnel with 15 institutions of higher education in Europe; Promos: Study trips + practicals (12 countries) outside of the EU with mutual guarantee of recognition of academic performance before the exchange; Stibet partial scholarships: Support for international students; Multinational "Social Trauma" teaching/research network with seminars in Bosnia-Herzegovina, Serbia, Bulgaria; Humboldt Foundation: Institute partnership with Krakow + Warsaw; International cooperation agreements funded by foundations (e.g. Israel); Since 17/18 winter semester: English-language master's degree in Psychology
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Seminar rooms and lecture theatres with modern presentation and event technology; Extensive digital library resources with remote access; WiFi access in most universities worldwide (eduroam); Free use software relevant to the degree course (e.g. SPSS, EndNote, MS Office); E-learning portal; Online survey tools for use in student projects; Freely available printers, photocopiers and scanners; PC workstations for students; EEG laboratory with 64-channel recording system for research and teaching in Neurocognitive Psychology.
  • Special features regarding research activities
    Investigation of the effects of unconscious processes in individuals, groups, organisations + societies, in each case with reference to the 3 psychoanalytically oriented research areas of psychotherapy research, transformation research and concept research; Reflection on different views of science and methods derived from these (qualitative, quantitative, hermeneutic, empirical)
  • Other special features
    Library with long opening hours and spaces, student representative organisations that hold regular discussions with the university administration, other possibilities for student involvement/co-determination to structure the degree course and teaching, networking with psychotherapy training institutes, civil involvement as part of extracurricular seminars and projects (e.g. refugee aid, sponsorships for children), research day, e.g. to identify subjects for final theses, university day on the quality of the degree course, student mentoring programme, school partnerships.
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Last update 2022: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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