Institute of Political Science

Application and admission

Students must begin their studies in the winter semester (unless previous academic achievements have been credited by the University of Tübingen).  Admission is limited and a change of course or study location is not possible upon admission into a specific course of study.

Application Deadlines:

May 15
MA Comparative MIddle East Politics and Societies (CMEPS)

May 31
Master of Public Policy and Social Change (MA)

June 15
MA Peace Research and International Relations
MA Democracy and Governance in Europe (MADRE)

July 15
MA “East Asian Politics and Society”
Bachelor’s and Teaching Program: The letter of motivation must be submitted with the application via the Alma application portal

Applications to the bachelor’s program should be sent to:
Zentrale Verwaltung der Universität Tübingen Central Administration of the University of Tübingen
Studierendensekretariat Student Secretariat
Wilhelmstr. 11 Wilhelm Strasse 11
D-72074 Tübingen

Students can also obtain general information sheets for applicants and up to date information regarding admission requirements and dates from the student secretariat.  

Advice and admission for foreign students
Department III - International Affairs - Studies and Student Exchange
Division 2 - Counselling and Admissions of International Students
Nauklerstraße 2
72074 Tübingen
Tel.: +49 - (0)7071 - 29-77735

Applications for the MAFIP and MADRE programs are done via the university’s online application procedure which can be found here: