International Psychoanalytic University Berlin

International Psychoanalytic University Berlin (IPU) is a private non-profit university in Berlin, Germany. It was founded in 2009 by the "Gesellschaft zur Förderung der universitären Psychoanalyse mbH" (Limited Liability Society to Promote University Psychoanalysis), initiated by Christa Rohde-Dachser and Jürgen Körner. The IPU commenced its teaching and research activities in the autumn of 2009.

International Psychoanalytic University Berlin (IPU)
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The Psychoanalytic University in Berlin
ChancellorRainer Kleinholz
PresidentLilli Gast
Vice-presidentBirgit Stuermer
Academic staff
Administrative staff
Students583 2015[1]

IPU Berlin has been state-recognized and was awarded its institutional accreditation by the German Council of Science and Humanities in November 2014.[2]


IPU Berlin's MA Psychology course was ranked first in the 2016 CHE Universityranking among Germany's psychology master programs.[3]


  1. ^ Amt für Statistik Berlin Brandenburg; Retrieved, 4 January 2017
  2. ^ "IPU Study Courses Recognised and Accredited by the State". International Psychoanalytic University Berlin. Retrieved 2017-01-06.
  3. ^ "Fachbereich Psychologie an der IPU Berlin (priv.)". CHE Hochschulranking. Retrieved 2017-01-06.

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Coordinates: 52°31′26″N 13°20′34″E / 52.5240°N 13.3427°E / 52.5240; 13.3427