Faculty of Humanities

Study at the Faculty of Humanities

The Faculty of Humanities offers a very wide range of subjects with a broad temporal and geographical horizon: Ancient languages and cultures, Art History, Asian and Oriental Studies, History, Modern Languages as well as Media Studies and Philosophy.

Your Options

If you are interested in studying at the Faculty of Humanities there are several options:

Due to it's large number of cooperations with universities not only withing Europe but around the world your stay at our Faculty is just one step away.

In any case: talk to the international office at your university or your study advisor in order to find out what is the best way for you to come to Tübingen.

At the beginning of your studies

At the beginning of the semester, numerous information events are held at the university for first-year students, which make it considerably easier for them to start their studies.
The individual institutes also offer introductory events. For further information please refer to their homepages or ask at the respective secretariats.

Above all, first-year students are strongly advised to have an individual counselling interview with the respective study advisor before the start of the semester.

Contact persons are also the student representatives (Fachschaften).

During your studies

During the entire period of study you can always talk to the respective Study Advisors of the institutes regarding subject-specific matters. If questions relating to examination issues cannot be solved in this way, please contact the Central Examination Office, which, like the Faculty Administration, is located at Keplerstraße 2 on the 2nd floor.


In the event of special problems during your studies, examinations or complaints, please contact the Dean of Studies of the Faculty.

For a change of subject after the 3rd semester, subject counselling is mandatory.