University of Tübingen



The University, founded in 1477, builds on more than five centuries of tradition. 


Over 200 courses from Egyptology to dentistry. Our innovative courses such as machine learning, medical technology, molecular medicine, geoecology, nano-science, media informatics, sports management and Islamic theology. 


The University of Tübingen is one of the most prestigious research universities worldwide. Every year, recognized international rankings confirm our excellent position in a variety of research fields. Around 4,900 scientists and researchers are currently employed at the University – many are among the best in their field.


We offer individual and group coaching to help you set and achieve your career aims. Some of our services are offered in English.

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2021

GSSA 2021

The Global Student Satisfaction Awards empower students across the globe to determine the best universities of 2021. Universities with a score above 4.0 (out of 5) in any of the 8 award categories, receive Badges of Excellence. Congratulations!

Learn more about the Global Student Satisfaction Awards

University Ranking

World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
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Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
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QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.


Student services

The University of Tübingen offers a number of different services which give helpful advice to those planning to study in Tübingen as well as those already enrolled here - whether they are just beginning, are well into their studies, or are finishing their studies and planning a career. Directly below, you will find a list of these services, sorted according to the different phases of studying. Below that is a list of the relevant services.

Housing services

On this website you will find information concerning accommodations for visiting scholars and scientists as well as for international doctoral candidates (PhD students) at Tuebingen University.

Student Life

Student clubs

  • Alumni Tübingen – the alumni association helps the University keep in touch with its formers students, graduates, academics, employees and visitors, while promoting a lively exchange between the university and alumni as well as between alumni themselves.
  • Universitätsbund – the association of friends of Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen promotes projects and individual efforts benefiting the University and its members

Student Reviews

Universität Tübingen during the COVID-19 pandemic
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

Due to COVID-19 it was not possible to continue studying the usual way, but the Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen put a lot of effort to offer some practical courses in presence. Almost all the lectures were uploaded to the university server, so that anybody could access them in any time from any place, what I personally find very important, since not everyone could be...

University of Tübingen, a dream campus
Ajmal PC rated 5 out of 5 stars

Eberhard Karls University of Tubingen would be the right choice for everyone, given that the institution has got an entrenched track record of success. This university is dedicated to supporting its students to evolve emotional intelligence, skills, and creativity needed to thrive in a persistently changing world, and also it is career-led. They also have world-class...

My University experiences,my mission and my vocation(my calling)
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

My overall experience at the university so far has been good. It introduced me to comprehensive and new perspectives of the world. Studying at the University helped me meet and interact with people from diverse backgrounds who are intelligent, share strong ideas, or give valuable input. Also, the mode of teaching is excellent as the lecturers allow students to share their...

Tübingen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

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