Institute of Historical and Cultural Anthropology


Welcome to the Ludwig Uhland Institute in Tübingen!
We are pleased that you have chosen to spend a semester - or a longer period of time - pursuing your studies at our institute.

You can find all the information you need regarding application and admission to the University of Tübingen, and housing, at

Information on language courses is available at

As an exchange student, you have the opportunity to take classes in this and other departments.

If you are interested in doing so, we would recommend the classes in the following departments as particularly compatible with our field:

within the Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences: educational science, sociology and sports sciences.

In the Faculty of Humanities: social anthropology, English and American Studies, and history. You are encouraged to contact the LUI office for advice on study abroad if you have questions regarding the suitability of a course.

You can search for courses in individual subject areas in the "public course catalog" within the Campus Portal. You will find information there on all of the courses on offer. Helpful hint: under the heading "Stichwortsuche" you can look for courses offered in English under the sub-heading "Unterrichtssprache."

Also, you can choose here from a compilation of english taught courses.

You will find news on events at the Institute on the LUI homepage or through the Department Student Council (Fachschaft).

StudiT runs a mentoring program and organizes a wide range of leisure activities for international students.

For any other questions, please feel free to contact the LUI office for advice on study abroad!

What is so great about Tübingen? Let exchange students from all over the world tell you.

Have a peek at what could be your daily routine in Tübingen!