The Institute of Psychology is managed by the Executive Board and the Board of Education. The Institute Council advises the Executive Board in carrying out their tasks. Additionally various committees make specialised contributions, such as the Research Ethics Committee or the Board of Examiners. Students are represented in the Programme Committees. The Institute Office has a support function for various tasks performed by the institute.
The Institute of Psychology has six different units, which specialise in various subdisciplines within psychology. The departments carry out research and teaching within the theme of these subdisciplines.