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.



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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Working Memory: a new book by Prof. Camos

This new book co-edited with Robert Logie and Nelson Cowan present the most advanced research about working memory, the central component of human cognition in charge of short-term maintenance and processing…

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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