Our research focuses on understanding the conditions and prerequisites that enhance pathological conditions and support or promote well-being. We're focusing on the whole spectrum, from causes for the deterioration of well-being, to factors that protect individuals and let them thrive. Our research goal is to isolate functional principles that can be applied to both poles. Our research results are regularly updated and published.


Teaching and mentoring young psychologists is an honor. It is of great conern to us to help students grow in their professional roles while discovering new strengths and abilities.

Our department regularly offers students a series of theory seminars and supervises master students during their master's thesis in the form of master projects and colloquia.

For an ongoing multi-year intervention study, we periodically offer positions for students who want to complete a research internship in clinical psychology. If you're interested in our research please read this job advertisement and apply.

Starting from June 1st 2020 we are offering a postdoc-position (100%) examining mental health and prosocial behaviors using smartphones in the clinic and in the laboratory. If you're interested please read the job advertisement and apply.


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