Psychology at the University of Münster

WELCOME! The Department of Psychology is responsible for the bachelor's, master's and doctoral programs in psychology and for the mediation of psychological learning content in teacher training and in minors in psychology  It is partnered with the Department of Sport & Exercise Sciences which together belong to Department 7 of the Westfalian Wilhelm's University (WWU). At the University of Münster, the field of psychology is divided into two main institutes: the "Institute of Psychology", which covers the foundational and methodological, as well as the practice-oriented subjects, and the "Institute of Psychology in Education & Training", which is responsible for teacher education within the field of psychology. Both institutes, the classroom facilities, the Dean’s Office , and the support facilities of the Department of Psychology, including staff and faculty offices, are located on campus grounds at Fliednerstr. 21.

Learn more about our Department under Organisation

Details about study programs and their contents can be found under Study

For directions to the insitute click here.


You are Invited to Attend the our Departmental Lectures!

The joint colloquium of both institutes of the Department of Psychology is proud to announce a great  line-up of first-class lecturers for the current semester. All students of the department and interested persons outside the department are welcome to attend these talks, which will either be held in German or English. Learn more...

Open Science Initiative and Open Science Concept in Psychology in Münster!

The Institutes for Psychology of the University of Münster have established an Open Science Initiative and agreed on a joint concept for fostering Open Science. The Open Science Initiative of is actively following current efforts to improve the quality of psychological research, discusses implication for the study of psychology at the University of Münster and is working together with all research units of the department to establish the central premises of Open Science in reseach and instruction. The latest version of the Open Science concept-paper of the Institutes for Psychology is available for download here.

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More Information about our Department:

Here are directions and a map to our department.

Here you will find a short overview of the history of psychology as a field of study at the WWU Münster.

Here is more information about the building, its opening hours and management.

  • Semester Lecture Dates:

    Lecture dates, holidays and term breaks for the current semester are available on the webpage of the university.
    Click here for Terms & Dates

    Department News:

    Current news and department activities are regularly posted on the homepage under the heading  Aktuelle Nachrichten