Lehrstuhlgebäude

Personality Psychology and Psychological Assessment

Lehrstuhlgebäude
Image: Anne Günther (University of Jena)

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

Personality Psychology (including its applied subdiscipline: Psychological Assessment) examines 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
  • Loneliness and Being Alone
  • Partnership, family and cooperative relationships

More information about our research can be found here.

Department of Personality Psychology and Psychological Assessment
Lehrstuhl Persönlichkeitspsychologie und Psychologische Diagnostik Image: Anne Günther (University of Jena)
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