Welcome to the Website of the Department of Psychology

Psychology is a rapidly evolving discipline, unifying social, cognitive, affective, and developmental approaches to mental life and human behavior. Our department offers cutting edge neurocognitive methods, innovative programs and the latest statistical techniques both to fill the gap between subjective experience, observable behavior, and brain activity as well as opening new avenues to diagnostic and intervention programs.

Facts and Figures (2011)

14 full and 3 junior professorships in 2011
Research associates: 97
Graduate assistants: 75
Students: 450 (Diploma), 435 (BSc), 90 (MSc)


more: Brochure "Freie Universität Berlin - Department of Psychology" (pdf - 1,15MB)


Brochure "Psychology in Berlin and Potsdam"

The brochure "Psychology in Berlin and Potsdam" is a joint initiative of the following institutions: Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Freie Universität Berlin, Technische Universität Berlin, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Universität Potsdam. This brochure can be downloaded here (pdf): Psychology in Berlin and Potsdam