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Psychology, Department

Fachbereich Erziehungswissenschaft und Psychologie

Freie Universität Berlin

Fachbereich Erziehungswissenschaft und Psychologie
Habelschwerdter Allee 45
D-14195 Berlin
Telephone: +49 30 838-54660
https://www.fu-berlin.de

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Basic information

Total number of students
1200
Number of master degree students
410

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase
8/14 points

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Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees
74.3%

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Graduations in appropriate time, master's
no data
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Research

Publications per academic
4.3

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Citations per publication
5.2

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Third party funds per academic
75.2 T€

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Doctorates per professor
1.4

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Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support
2.3

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Support in studies
2.2

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Courses offered
2.4

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Study organisation
1.7

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Exams
2.4

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Digital teaching elements
2.3

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Research orientation
2.3

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Job market preparation
3.1

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Rooms
1.9

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Library
1.6

Group 1

IT-infrastructure
1.7

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Overall study situation
no data
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Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

Teacher support
no data
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Support in studies
no data
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Digital teaching elements
no data
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Courses offered
no data
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Study organisation
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Transition to Master's studies
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Degree courses without details

Further degree courses of the department
none

Further information provided by the department

Special features regarding teaching

Integrated methodology training (data collection/data analysis and in the neurocognitive field through link to the Center for Cognitive Neuroscience Berlin); intensive support in foundation training through tutorials; training in psychological interviewing and basic psychotherapeutic skills; external guests from companies/therapists are invited who carry out specific exercises with students and often offer work placements and student internships (practice-integrated teaching); provision of accompanying programmes (e.g. psychotherapeutic outpatient clinic).

Special features regarding the international orientation

These include EU research associations (e.g. EU programmes FP7 and DAPHNE), as well as various international projects co-financed by the DFG, the VW Foundation or the Jacobs Foundation, such as project ‘E-Read: Reading in the Age of Digitalisation’. The Psychology Department is also involved in the IMPRS ‘LIFE’ and the IMPRS ‘COMP2PSYCH’ and participates in collaborations in the context of institutional research networks such as COST campaign IS0801 ‘Cyberbullying: coping with negative and enhancing positive uses of new technologies in relationships in educational settings’ of the EU.

Special features regarding the equipment

Spacious facilities: EEG examination rooms incl. control room; Eye tracking measuring rooms; Computer simulation laboratory; Peripheral physiology laboratory Hardware equipment: 32-channel cascadable EEG amplifier (Brainamp); Eye tracking systems by SMI and SR-Research; Peripheral physiological measuring systems (Nexus); PCs/MACs. Software equipment: Experiment control: PsychoPy, Experiment Builder, ePrime; EEG recording: BrainVision Recorder (Brainproducts); EEG data analysis: BrainVision Analyzer (Brainproducts), EEGLab (SCCN); Matlab- and Python-based toolboxes

Special features regarding research activities

Postgraduate study assistance at the International Max Planck Research School (IMPRS) ‘LIFE’, the Berlin School of Mind and Brain, the PhD programme of the Bernstein Center for Computational Neuroscience Berlin and the Max Planck School of Cognition; ‘Un-Sicherheit’ knowledge alliance: Departmental research projects on the topics of violence and harassment prevention; Research projects in psychotherapy research and translational research projects with neurology and psychiatry at Charité (‘Biomedical Foundations’ knowledge alliance); ‘Educational Processes and Output’ knowledge alliance

Support for founders

Freie Universität Berlin has set up a central point of contact for this purpose.

Other special features

The facilities and centres located in the application-related areas of psychology not only serve training purposes, but are also essential drivers of developments in innovative research, such as the University Outpatient Clinic for Psychotherapy, Diagnostics and Health Promotion, the Centre for Mental Health or the Center for Cognitive Neuroscience Berlin. The ‘FU Diagnostik’ consulting facility offers advice on a variety of topics. The Dahlem Leadership Academy helps scientific leaders fulfil their leadership role in the best possible way.

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Last Update 2022: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education