The university of Bamberg has its academic focus on human and social sciences, as well as application-oriented computer sciences. Interdisciplinary research activities contribute to the university’s distinguished status in the Germany’s academic community.
The faculty of Human Sciences as the third largest at the University of Bamberg includes the fields of Education, Psychology and Teacher Training. A distinguished feature of the faculty’s course offering is its emphasis on practical skills and practice-based curricula complementing the theoretical and methodological aspects of each subject.
Astrid Schütz holds the Chair of Personality Psychology and Psychological Assessment. She received her Ph.D. in psychology in 1992 with minors in education and sociology. She has been a post-doctoral researcher at the University of Virginia as well as Case Western Reserve University, an Associate Professor at Chemnitz University of Technology, before she was appointed to hold the chair of Personality Psychology and Psychological Assessment at Bamberg. Her research focuses on personality in social relationships. She studies self-esteem and emotional intelligence in social interactions and develops tools for training and assessment (e.g. stress management for adolescents and adults). She has authored over 90 peer-reviewed articles and the authored/edited 25 books in the area of personality and assessment.
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Prof. Dr. Astrid Schütz