School of Psychology and Psychotherapy

    Chair of Personality Psychology and Diagnostics

    The Chair focuses on research and teaching in the fields of psychological diagnostics, personality psychology and differential psychology.

    Our teaching involves the critical analysis of issues concerning personality psychology and psychological diagnostics. While interactive lectures, practical exercises and seminars as well as case studies convey theoretical learning contents, students translate these contents into practice in order to be able to apply them appropriately in their future professional career.

    In the context of the Psychology Bachelor´s degree programme, the Chair of Personality Psychology and Diagnostics offers the following compulsory courses:

    • Personality Psychology (lecture / third and fourth semester)
    • Fundamentals of Psychological Diagnostics (lecture / fourth semester)
    • Measurement and Psychometrics (seminar / fourth semester)
    • Test Theory and Test Design (seminar / sixth semester)
    • Diagnostics (practical exercise / sixth semester)
    Univ.-Prof. Dr. Michael Dufner

    Univ.-Prof. Dr.
    Michael Dufner

    Fakultät für Gesundheit (Department für Psychologie und Psychotherapie)
    Lehrstuhl für Persönlichkeitspsychologie und Diagnostik

    Phone: +49 2302 / 926-778


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    Die Universität Witten/Herdecke ist durch das NRW-Wissenschaftsministerium staatlich anerkannt und wird – sowohl als Institution wie auch für ihre einzelnen Studiengänge – regelmäßig akkreditiert durch: