The information below is intended to outline the relevant law and the related procedures; the sole legally binding document is the Landeshochschulgebührengesetz des Landes Baden-Württemberg.
Tuition fee exceptions will be granted automatically in the following cases:
Tuition fee exceptions because of cooperation
Please note that in this case you are obliged to cooperate by submitting the "Information Form for International Students" within a specific time limit. Tuition fee exceptions are possible for:
Tuition fee exemptions upon application
After receiving the official notification of tuition fees you can apply for an exemption from the tuition fee within a specific time limit. Exemptions from the tuition fee are possible for:
Students from the United Kingdom who have taken up their studies with their own residence in Germany by 31 December 2020 (=end of transitional period) are not liable to pay tuition fees for international students according to § 3 paragraph 1 Landeshochschulgebührengesetz (LHGebG).
From the winter semester 2021/2022, students form the United Kingdom who wish to enroll in an undergraduate degree program (=Bachelor’s degree program, Staatsexamen program and full Theology programs culminating in an academic or ecclesiastic qualification) or a consecutive Master’s degree program at the University of Tübingen will be charged a tuition fee of 1,500 euros per semester. The tuition fee would not be charged in case of an exception or exemption.