Information for Incoming Students

The Philosophy Department at the University of Tübingen is one of the oldest departments in Germany. Being located in the Old Burse built in 1480 it borders the Tübinger Stift in the west where Schelling, Hegel and Hölderlin have passed their years as students and the Hölderlin Tower in the east where Hölderlin has spent the last years of his life.

Today, the department hosts researches with an international reputation who belong to the best in their respective field. Here is a list of our department’s chairs and researchers.

For information on the current course catalogue, the different types of courses, and ECTS points see/download our fact sheet.

If you have any further questions about your stay at the Philosophy Department, don’t hesitate to contact us at: