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Welcome to website of the Department of Personality Psychology and Psychological Assessment at the University of Jena!

Personality Psychology (including its applied subdiscipline: Psychological Assessment) examine why people are so different and how these differences influence important areas of life - such as health, education, occupation, partnership and family.

Our teaching focus is:

  • Basics in Personality Psychology
  • Methods of Research in Personality Psychology
  • Applied Personality Psychology


Our research focuses on:

  • Personality Development
  • Personality and Mobility
  • implicit motives
  • Partnership, family and cooperative relationships