Witten/Herdecke University

Witten/Herdecke University (Private Universität Witten/Herdecke gGmbH) is one of 112 universities included in U-Multirank for Germany. Witten/Herdecke University is a small private university located in Witten with 2642 students enrolled (2017 data or latest available). It was founded in 1982. With regard to the scope of its subjects and degree programmes offered, the Witten/Herdecke University is a broad institution. It offers programmes in foreign languages. It is characterised by a medium percentage of international students. The graduation rate of Witten/Herdecke University is 66,75 (bachelors) and 61,74 (masters). As made clear by its sunburst chart – a snapshot illustration of the university’s performance profile across the five U-Multirank dimensions – the Witten/Herdecke University is strongest in Research. Its overall profile shows top performance across various indicators, with 11 ‘A’ (very good) scores overall. For a comprehensive overview of this university’s performance, see its complete performance scores in the tables below.

Witten/Herdecke University
Alfred-Herrhausen-Straße 50
58448 Witten
Germany
+49 (0)2302/926-0

http://www.uni-wh.de

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Compare Witten/Herdecke University to other universities

U-Multirank's unique 'Sunburst chart' gives an illustration of a university's performance profile across the five U-Multirank dimensions. These are indicated in different colours. For instance, the teaching and learning dimension is symbolised by the colour green. Each 'sunray' represents one of the thirty plus U-Multirank indicators. The longer the ray, the better the performance of an institution on the selected indicator: a full-length ray stands for 'top group' performance, whereas a short ray means 'weak' performance. A missing sunray indicates that the specific data indicator is not available. An institution's performance in an indicator can be identified by moving the cursor over the rays. A key guard for the sunburst chart is provided here .

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Teaching & Learning
Score
Grade
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Student-staff ratio

20.08

C

113.06

5.18

Graduating on time (bachelors)

79.1

%
C

0

100

Graduating on time (masters)

65

%
C

0

100

Academic staff with doctorates

100

%
A

8.89

100

Contact with work environment (bachelors)

5

/9
B

0

9

Contact with work environment (masters)

5

/9
B

0

9

Gender balance

2.13

0.02

Teaching & Learning (Students’ views)
Score
Grade
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Overall learning experience

1.58

B

6

1

Quality of courses & teaching

2.42

C

6

1

Organisation of program

1.3

A

6

1

Contact with teachers

1.51

B

6

1

Inclusion of work/practical experience

1.51

A

6

1

Library facilities

2.94

D

6

1

IT provision

2.24

C

6

1

Room facilities

1.63

B

6

1

Research
Score
Grade
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External research income

5.04

D

0

164

Doctorate productivity

0

E

0

2.18

Research publications (absolute numbers)

57

C

1

2,512

Citation rate

0.46

D

0.11

2.04

Top cited publications

1.6

%
D

0

26.3

Interdisciplinary publications

3.1

%
D

0

22.1

Research orientation of teaching

1.79

B

6

1

Knowledge Transfer
Score
Grade
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Income from private sources

11.27

%
A

0

100

Co-publications with industrial partners

1.8

%
A

0

7.1

BA theses in cooperation with private organisations

16

%

MA theses in cooperation with private organisations

30

%
International Orientation
Score
Grade
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International orientation of bachelor programmes

0

15

International orientation of master programmes

0

15

Opportunities to study abroad

6

1

International doctorate degrees

0

%
E

0

100

International joint publications

40.4

%
C

12.7

81.5

International research grants

0

100

Regional Engagement
Score
Grade
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Student internships in the region

Regional joint publications

24.6

%
B

0

69.6

General
Score
Grade
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Academic staff (fte)

19

Total number of students in field (major)

378

Percentage of female students

78

%
Additional information
Score
Grade
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See this department in the national CHE Ranking

Profile in teaching & learning

Bachelor's and Master's program provide a broad basic knowledge of psychology, which is deepened in the field of clinical psychology and psychotherapy. A special feature is variety of perspectives on psychology. Natural science methods are just as much...

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Profile in research

The research priorities of the Department are Clinical Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience and the Fundamental Psychological Research. Thereby the research focuses on the effectiveness of psychotherapeutic procedures, resource orientation and resilience...

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Major profile of faculty

Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy; Cognitive Neuroscience; Human experience and behavior

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