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Psychology, Department

Fakultät für Gesundheit at the Uni Witten/Herdecke (priv.)

Department für Psychologie und Psychotherapie

  • Alfred-Herrhausen-Straße 50
  • 58448 Witten
  • Phone: +49 2302 926-780
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Basic information

Total number of students 460 *
Number of master degree students 170

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 97.9 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 62.7 %

International orientation

International orientation, bachelor's not ranked
International orientation, master's not ranked
Outgoing students 0.0 %


Publications per academic 2.5
Citations per publication 1.9
Third party funds per academic 9.2 T€
Doctorates per professor not calculated, department is still being established

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 1.8
Support in studies 1.8
Courses offered 2.8
Study organisation 1.4
Exams 1.9
Research orientation 2.0
Job market preparation 1.8
Support for stays abroad 4.0
Rooms 1.9
Library 3.3
Overall study situation 1.9

Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

Teacher support 1.8
Support in studies 1.7
Courses offered 2.6
Study organisation 1.5
Transition to Master's studies 1.5
Research orientation 1.8
Support for stays abroad 3.2
Overall study situation 1.6

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 Clinical Psychology – with five represented chairs/professorships; Embedded in teaching and research of the faculty of Health (e.g. through the basic studies); Integration of research and teaching, e.g. as part of the longitudinal curriculum; Teaching of basic knowledge and proficiencies in all scientifically recognised psychotherapy method Involvement of external experts in the training of psychotherapy procedures; Focus of research skills on Clinical Psychology and issues related to psychotherapy research.
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  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    International research partnerships are available in all areas.
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    Yeditepe Universität Istanbul; PROMOS Stipendium: Psychiatric Neuro Center, The Zucker Hillside Hospital, New York/USA
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Clinical neuropsychological laboratory; Psychotherapeutic outpatient clinic for teaching and research.
  • Special features regarding research activities
    Cooperation with other departments within the Faculty of Health (Medicine, Dentistry, Care Management), e.g. via Psycho-cardiology, Psycho-oncology, Psycho-immunology, etc.
  • Other special features
    There is a 2-step selection procedure (no minimum school-leaving grade): 1. Written application (letter of motivation, CV in table form, internship certificate). 2nd step: Personal selection procedure with two in-depth personal interviews and 3 semi-standardised multiple mini interviews. Applicants for the Master's degree have to do a knowledge test. The tuition fees can be pre-financed via the reversed generation contract. https://studierendengesellschaft.de/studieren/ugv/
  • Further information on research activities
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Last update 2019: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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