Institute of Sociology

Contact details and useful information

General information on studying abroad

The DAAD homepage provides general information on studying abroad.

More information and stories from other people studying abroad can be found on the website “studieren weltweit – ERLEBE ES!


Students can apply for Auslands-BAföG which includes additional funds to the normal BAföG, e.g. for travel expenses. Due to higher grants for studying abroad, even students who do not receive BAföG during their studies in Germany might be eligible for Auslands-BAföG.

The Tübingen International Office provides an overview of further funding opportunities.

Language courses

The Language Center of the University of Tübingen offers free language classes during the semester and during the semester breaks.

All exchange programs offered by the University of Tübingen

For questions relating to all exchange programs, visit the International Department. There you can also find a calendar with the upcoming information events, as well as more information on spending a semester abroad and on the ERASMUS program.

The Erasmus+ Program of the Department of Sociology

For questions relating the ERASMUS exchange program and partner universities of the Department of Sociology, please contact the ERASMUS coordinator of the Department Dr. Sebastian Moser via Email.