Prof. Dr. Silvia Gubi-Kelm

Professor Dr Silvia Gubi-Kelm
Professor for Forensic Psycholgoy 
Expert Psychologist for Forensic Psychology BDP/DGPs

Am Kaiserkai 1
20457 Hamburg

Fon: 040.36 12 26 49360
Fax: 040.36 12 26 430
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Prof. Dr. Silvia Gubi-Kelm studied psychology at the Christian Albrechts University in Kiel with a focus on clinical and educational psychology as well as a research-oriented specialization in legal psychology. She graduated in 2007 with a Diploma in Psychology and completed her doctoral studies in »Forensic Psychology, Psychological Diagnostics and Personality Psychology« with Professor Günter Köhnken on the topic »Aussagebeeinflussung«. In 2013 she accepted the professorship of Forensic Psychology and Psychological Diagnostics at MSH. Prof. Dr. Gubi-Kelm is a specialist psychologist for forensic psychology BDP / DGPs and since 2007 has worked as an expert in criminal proceedings. In 2020 she received the professorship for legal psychology at the MSH.

Prof. Dr. Gubi-Kelm is a specialist psychologist for legal psychology BDP / DGPs and has been working as an expert in criminal proceedings since 2007.

Non-university teaching activities

Professor Gubi-Kelm carries out regular training courses for judges, prosecutors, detective officers and tax inspectors.


The primary research interest of Professor Gubi-Kelm focus on psychological meaning, e.g. 

  • Assessment of the credibility of statements
  • Confirmatory hypothesis testing
  • Suggestions
  • Confession behavior


  • German