Departement 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.



Stress and behavioral problems in preschoolers

The team of Fribourg of the Swiss Preschooler's Health Study (SPLASHY) investigated stress and behavioral problems in preschool children. Five new publications are now available.

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Interpersonal Emotion Dynamics in Close Relationships

A first comprehensive book on the science of interpersonal emotion dynamics, edited by Ashley Randall and Dominik Schoebi, is published by Cambridge…

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Pourquoi les enfants trichent-ils?

La professeure Valerie Camos explique le développement du comportement de tricherie chez les enfants dans l'émission de la RTS 1 «Dans la tête de…».

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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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