Chair of Work and Organizational Psychology

Prof. Dr. Sabine Sonnentag

Prof. Dr. Sabine Sonnentag

Work and organizational psychology studies human experiences and human behavior at work within organizational contexts. More specifically, research focuses on questions of how to design work and organizations so that employees can perform well without compromising their health or attaining into other undesirable consequences. In addition work and organizational psychology strives to identify individual characteristics and behaviors that help to cope well with on-the-job demands.

In their research, Prof. Sonnentag and her team address issues of job stress and daily recovery from job stress as well as self-regulatory approaches to work. 


The Chair at a glance


This overview of our courses will help you to plan your semester. In addition, you can find information about topics for Bachelor and Master theses at our Chair.


Learn more about our research projects, publications as well as measures and tools. 


Here you can find information about our team.

Info for Companies

Our research on job stress and psychological well-being can be useful for organizations. We are happy to conduct empirical projects in your company.


Prof. Dr. Sabine Sonnentag

Prof. Dr. Sabine Sonnentag

Professor for Work and Organizational Psychology
University of Mannheim
School of Social Sciences
A5,6 – C – Room 104
68161 Mannheim
Consultation hour(s):
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