Department of Psychology

Our Department introduces students to psychology, a science that deals with human experience and behaviour. The Department of Psychology consists of a young and dynamic team of researchers with international resonance and a strong presence in the media. The studies in Freiburg are characterized by a trilingual environment as well as by a pleasant atmosphere created by human-sized structures and easy contacts with the teaching staff.



App-based aftercare services for inpatients with psychological illnesses

Digital media such as a mobile phone application have the potential to complement and improve existing psychotherapeutic services and to close existing gaps in healthcare services. The current COVID-19…

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Andrea Frick

Andrea Frick is an SNSF Professor at the Department of Psychology and Head of the research unit Development of Spatial Cognition. Her research interests are: cognitive development | spatial cognition |…

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Education and Training in Clinical Psychology and Psychological Psychotherapy in Switzerland

A new article summarizes opportunities for education in clinical psychology and training in psychological psychotherapy in Switzerland. In sum, Switzerland offers education in Clinical Psychology in…

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Zeitschrift für Psychiatrie, Psychologie und Psychotherapie

Dominik Schoebi and Simone Munsch edited a special issue on the Family as resource, focus, and context of therapeutic interventions.

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Psychology teaching at the University of Fribourg has 3 branches: Bachelor, Master and Postgrade.

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The Psychology department consists of 12 units and research groups.

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Coronavirus - Informations from the Department on teaching and examinations