With its broad spectrum of subjects, the Faculty of Science at the The University of Tübingen provides a wealth of opportunities for interdisciplinary cooperation.
The Faculty of Science specializes in the following areas of research:
- Astro- and Elementary Particle Physics
- Environmental and Geoscience
- Infectious Diseases
- Molecular Biology of Plants
- Archaeological Science
- Quantum Physics and Nanotechnology
- Overcoming Therapy Resistance
- Cell Biochemistry
Research Centers and Institutes of the Faculty of Science:
- Evolution and Ecology Forum (EvE)
- Interfaculty Institute of Biochemistry (IFIB)
- Institute of Microbiology and Infection Medicine (IMIT)
- Interfaculty Institute for Cell Biology (IFIZ)
- Interfaculty Center for Pharmacogenomics and Drug Research (IZEPHA)
- International Center for Ethics in the Sciences and Humanities (IZEW)
- Bernstein Center for Computational Neuroscience Tübingen (BBCN)
- Center for Archaeology Tübingen (TZA)
- Center for Bioinformatics Tübingen (ZBIT)
- Center for Plant Molecular Biology (ZMBP)
The university's research community includes a number of collaborative research centers, Transregio collaborative research centers and research units supported by the German Research Foundation (DFG).
The university also trains young researchers through postgraduate colleges of the DFG as well as in interdisciplinary PhD networks organized by the University of Tübingen. The PhD networks are concentrated within the newly founded Graduate Academy of the University of Tübingen.
The brochure Core Research at the Faculty of Science gives an insight into the major research fields within the faculty.