Welcome to the Unit of Social and Legal Psychology!


The Unit of Social and Legal Psychology is delighted to have received several awards:

  • On 29.05.2023, the Western University of Timisoara (Universitatea de Vest din Timișoara) awarded Prof. Dr. Rainer Banse the title doctor honoris causa.

  • Dr. Jelena Rönspies-Heitmann was awarded the Georgia and Helmut Friedrich Prize for Psychology 2022 for her dissertation.
  • Dr. Anja Murmann and Dr. Verena Oberlader were awarded the Georgia and Helmut Friedrich Prize for Psychology 2021 for their dissertations.
  • Dr. Verena Oberlader was awarded the Young Talent Award for the best dissertation by the German Psychological Society's Legal Psychology Division 2021.
  • Dr. Lisa Hoffmann was awarded the Doctoral Prize 2021 of the University Society of the University of Bonn. The prize is endowed with €10,000.

Congratulations on these awards for their excellent scientific work!

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Research projects

Have a look at our current research projects of the Department of Social and Legal Psychology!

For more information on the Argelander project "Reliability and validity of the MEIKs" and the cooperation project with the psychotherapeutic outpatient centre in Nuremberg, please click on the link. 

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Here you can find an overview of the department's team.

Take part as a test subject now!

Take part in our on-site laboratory tests or online surveys from the comfort of your own home.


Information about teaching (examinations, theses) can be found here.


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Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Rainer Banse

Room 0.003

Kaiser-Karl-Ring 9

53111 Bonn

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Carolin Nettemann

Administration office

Room 0.010

Kaiser-Karl-Ring 9

53111 Bonn

Administration office hours

  • Monday + Wednesday
    08.00 - 12.00 h

  • Tuesday + Thursady
    12.45 - 17.15 h

  • Friday
    12.45 - 15.45 h

Further links


Here you will find an overview of all contact persons in the Unit

Current studies

Take part in our current laboratory and online studies!

Teaching organisation of the Unit

Information about final theses, examinations etc.

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