Placeholder image for University of Tübingen

University of Tübingen

4.3 out of 5 (21 ratings / 17 reviews) Tübingen, Germany
The University of Tübingen is a place of top research and excellent teaching - and has been for more than 500 years. Find out more about our profile, our structures and our rich campus life. 

Bachelor's programmes

Business & Management (1)
Humanities (1)
Social Sciences (1)



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 2019

GSSA 2019

The Global Student Satisfaction Awards empower students across the globe to determine the best universities of 2019. By rating institutions on a scale from 1 to 5, on multiple studies-related questions, we found the top educators in the world.

Learn more about the Global Student Satisfaction Awards

University Ranking

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
175 -6
169 -1
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
91 -2
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
168 -9
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

Foreign student friendly university of the Tuebingen
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

The university provides various courses which are well organized. The university is also foreign student friendly.

A girl from the forbidden land
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

I haven't studied so far at Tuebingen University but I really like to. It has friendly and kind English-speaking staff and a good credit among European universities.

Masters in Astro Particle physics.
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

Masters in Astro Particle physics program in this university is really great for students who have interest on astrophysics, astronomy, cosmology and Particle Physics. There is flexibility on choosing courses. A student will get opportunity to learn with PhD students and if needed can do thesis from same university or other university .In total there is complete freedom...

Other programmes from this university