In psychology, scientific-experimental methods are used to investigate cause-effect relationships in human experience and behaviour that cannot be recognised without scientific means.
The Institute of Psychology at TU Darmstadt conducts basic research in perception and cognition, human development, social psychology and physiological psychology. The main areas of application are occupational and engineering psychology, organisational and business psychology as well as media and educational psychology.
The B.Sc. Psychology programme at the TU Darmstadt does not meet the legal requirements for psychotherapist training. This means that the B.Sc. Psychology at the TU Darmstadt does not allow students to train as psychotherapists.