Costs and funding your studies in Tübingen

Tuition and fees

All students have to pay the non waiveable semester fee (“Semesterbeitrag”). It includes:

Fees for internatonal students

You can find further information on tuition fees for international students at the Student Administration (“Studierendensekretariat”).

Cost of living

Cost of living

The necessary allowance of a university student at the University of Tübingen per month would be:

Cost of living (incl. transport) 467 Euro
Rent 346 Euro
Other expenditures (incl. health insurance) 134 Euro
Total expenses 947 Euro

Source: Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung, https:\\www.bafög.de

(Not included is the study fee of Euro 1,500.00 per semester for NON-EU interntaional students).


Funding your studies

Work and study

Basic information on “Working while studying” at the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD).

If you plan to work during your studies, please note:

Scholarships and student loans

The University of Tübingen does not grant any scholarships. Financial help can sometimes be given in exceptional emergency situations and for a short time only. There is no financial assistance to begin your studies.


Student loans

Basic information on “Student loans” at the Deutsches Studentenwerk (in German only).

More information

An overview of various options to finance your studies can be found on the website Study funding for international students.