We are happy that you are interested in the Institute of Political Science. Our department offers exchange opportunities within the exchange programs ERASMUS+ and CIVIS.
About us: Political Science in Tübingen
Founded in 1952, we are one of Germany’s first Institutes of Political Science.
Our areas of academic strengths are in the fields of Democracy, Development and Peace Studies. We offer a large range of English and German-taught courses as well as programs in for both BA and MA students. Our research units are:
• Comparative Politics & European Integration
• Comparative Public Policy
• International Relations/Peace and Conflict Research
• Middle East and Comparative Politics
• International Political Economy
Any news and events at our department you can find here.
The classes offered by the Institute of Political Science include courses taught in English and German language.
You can find our course program offered for exchange students by browsing:
Studies offered > Show university course catalog > University course catalog for Winter 2023/24 > 6 Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences > Exchange Programs Faculty of Economics and Social Science (Pilot) > Elective Studies Political Science
Course and exam registration
Exchange students who have been successfully enrolled at the University of Tübingen can register for Political Science classes via the platform alma .
Before registering, please send your Learning Agreement for approval to
The exam registration also usually proceeds on alma. You find the detailed
instructions on the website of the Central Examinations Office: https://uni- tuebingen.de/en/facilities/administration/iv-student-affairs/central-examinations- office/international-exchange-students/
In order to navigate on ALMA, please make use of these manuals:
- General introduction to alma
- How to register for courses on alma
- How to register for and deregister from exams
- Further alma manuals
Arriving in Tübingen
On the Tübingen University´s general INCOMING Website, you will find all information concerning the application process, the academic calendar, accommodation in Tübingen and German language courses.
Exchange Coordination at the Institute of Political Science
If you have any questions concerning your course selection or your exchange
semester, please contact the Departmental Academic Exchange Advisor:
Dr. Mirjam Edel & Sarah Bassisseh, M.A.
Office hours: Please sign up here for office hours: