Psychology in Mannheim Leads Nationwide in CHE Ranking of Master’s Programs

In a recent student survey conducted as part of the ranking of master’s programs of the Centre for Higher Education (CHE), Psychology at the University of Mannheim ranks in the leading group in all categories.

The University of Mannheim is an excellent place to study Psychology at master’s level. This is shown by the current CHE University Ranking of master’s programs. The subject Psychology ranks in the leading group in all eight categories and thus received the most top grades of all German universities.

In order to rank the universities, the CHE regularly conducts a survey among enrolled students. In the categories “general study situation”, “course offer”, “organization of studies”, “support during studies”, “support through teaching staff”, “research orientation”, “digital teaching elements”, and “transition from bachelor’s to master's studies”, the Psychology programs at the University of Mannheim scores higher than the German average, often significantly so (especially regarding the general study situation, course offer, and support through teaching staff).

The CHE University Ranking is the most comprehensive and detailed university ranking in German-speaking countries. It is based on surveys among more than 120,000 students which the Centre for Higher Education regularly carries out at more than 300 higher education institutions in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and the Netherlands. Almost 10,000 master's students nationwide took part in the survey for the current master's ranking, in which, in addition to psychology, engineering sciences were also examined.

You can find the results for the ranking online at and in the print edition 1/2023 and 2/2023 of the ZEIT Campus magazine (in German).

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