Research Groups

The Institute for Health and Behaviour is currently divided into four research groups with different focal points.
They work on a variety of different research questions on health:

Current research groups


Self-Regulation and Health
(Head: Professor Claus Vögele, PhD)

Economic and Social Well-being
(Head: Professor Conchita D'Ambrosio, PhD)

Health Promotion and Aggression Prevention
(Head: Professor Georges Steffgen, PhD)

Stress, Pain, and Gene-Environment Interplay
(Head: Professor Robert Kumsta, PhD)


Former research groups


Stress, Pain and Pain Modulation
(Prof. Dr. Fernand Anton)

Addictive and Compulsive Behaviours
(Prof. Dr. Joël Bilieux)