Orient- und Islamwissenschaft

Welcome to the Department of Oriental and Islamic Studies!

Contact & Opening hours


Room 104
Phone: +49 7071 - 297 2676
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Office hours:
Monday + Wednesday: 14 - 17 h

Tuesday + Thursday: 10 - 12 h

Issue of proof of participation (Scheine):
only after registration by e-mail

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Information on the staff of the department can be found here: Staff members

Department library

Phone: 07071 29-78648
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Opening hours August 2022
Mon: 09-17 h
Tue: 09-17 h
Wed: 09-17 h
Thu: 09-14 h
Fri: 09-14 h

Links for specialised research

The Department of Oriental and Islamic Studies in Tübingen offers a diverse range of seminars, language courses and research projects. Within the framework of our degree programmes, students receive a broad overview of the languages, history and cultures of the Middle East and the wider Islamicate world. Our language programme includes Arabic, Persian and Turkish. Research-oriented specialisation courses are offered in the areas of focus of the two chairs of the department, i.e. in the area of Islamic intellectual history (philosophy, theology) and in the area of Islamic history and culture (history of literature and culture).

For students, Tübingen offers many interdisciplinary networking opportunities, e.g. in the field of Middle Eastern politics, anthropology and philosophy, through the Centre for Islamic Theology, or through the study of archaeology and ancient oriental languages.

General information


Arrival by public transport: City bus lines 1, 7, 21 and 23 to the "Landhausstraße" stop or alternatively line 2 to the "Linsenbergstraße" stop.


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