Cognitive Science in Tübingen

Welcome to the Cognitive Science Center at the University of Tübingen!

The goal of this center is to bundle the diverse expertises in relation to cognitive science at the University of Tübingen, including the subjects of psychology, computer science, linguistics, neurobiology, neuroscience, philosophy and others. The center is an entry point for students, industry partners, and researchers at the University of Tübingen as well as world-wide. On these webpages, you find information about the teaching program, the research teams involved, as well as about current job and research opportunities.

The university has established the Bachelor Program in Cognitive Science in the fall 2009 and the Master Program in Cognitive Science in the fall 2012. Currently, about 320 students are enrolled in these two degree programs.

Various departments and research centers contribute to the success of Cognitive Science in Tübinge. The Department of Computer Science has established the degreee program in close collaboration with the Department of Psychology. Moreover, several other departments of the universtiy are closely involved in the course of studies and the involved research including the Department of Linguistics, the Department of Philosophy, and the Department of Neurobiology. Moreover, the cognitive science interest extends beyond these departments to the well-known research centers and medical facilities in Tübingen, including the Neuroscience Centers (Werner Reichardt Centre for Integrative Neuroscience (CIN), Hertie Institue for Clinical Brain Research, Bernstein Center for Computational Neuroscience), the Clinical Facilities, the Max-Planck Research Institutes on Intelligent Systems, Developmental Biology, and Biological Cybernetics, and many others.