• How negative social interactions at work seep into the home

    Petra Klumb, Manuel Völkle & Sebastian Siegler published theirs results: supportive and appreciative interactions at work are important for health and well-being, whereas interactions involving incivility, conflict, or criticism may have a negative impact.

  • Disturbed eating behavior: the role of body

    Andrea Wyssen, Jana Bryjova, Andrea Hans Meyer and Simone Munsch published new research on the topic of disturbed eating behavior in young men.

  • Prof. V.Camos appointed as Associate Editor of L’Année Psychologique

    Prof. Valerie Camos has been newly appointed as Associate Editor of L’Année Psychologique, one of the oldest psychology journal in the world, created by Binet, and the main psychology journal in France.

  • Binge-Eating Disorder Treatment Goes Online

    Feasibility, Usability and Preliminary Evaluation of Treatment Outcome

  • How does food taste in anorexia and bulimia nervosa ?

    Dr. David Garcia-Burgos and Prof. Simone Munsch receive a Swiss Anorexia Nervosa Foundation grant of CHF 150.000 to carry out an international project on the role of cognitions influencing the gustatory perception of and hedonic responses to food properties in patients with eating disorders.

  • Learning to read smiles starts at a very young age

    From seven months a child can decipher emotions expressed on faces, but the strategies it uses differ depending on the culture in which it lives. An international study coordinated by Roberto Caldara, Professor of Psychology at the University of Fribourg, shows that the social environment in which a baby is raised influences the way in which it reads and expresses emotions.

  • The mystery of working memory

    A £1.35 million project to investigate the mystery of working memory across the adult lifespan: an adversarial collaboration.

  • Nouvelle formation post-grade en psychologie de la santé

    Un nouvelle formation post-grade MAS en psychologie de la santé est mise en place sous l'égide des universités de Fribourg, Genève et Lausanne (Prof. C. Martin Sölch, directrice).


Department of Psychology

Psychology at the University of Fribourg is distinguished by the emphasis it places on high-level research, an extensive choice of courses in B.Sc., M.Sc. and postgraduate programs as well as by the University's bilingual character. The Department of Psychology offers complete study programs (B.Sc. and M.Sc.) in German and French, together with mixed language programs. Education is complemented by practical components with excellent supervision in a stimulating international atmosphere.

M.Sc. and postgraduate students are involved in a number of departmental and third party research projects in a wide range of domains distributed between ten Research Units.


    WHO: Nathalie Meuwly, University of Fribourg
    WHAT: What contributes to healthy romantic relationships
    WHEN: 20.10.2016, 12h05
    WHERE: RM02, S-0.111
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