Course and Language Advising

Course advising: In our information office, we will be happy to advise you on our language courses (Wilhelmstraße 22, room 201).

Language advising: If you need advice on your individual language level and your learning objectives or if you are looking for tips and help with learning German, we will be happy to arrange a meeting with an expert teacher.

Opening hours:


Tue, Wed,:


9.30 -12.00

9.30 -12.00 and 14.15 - 16.15 

14.15 - 16.15 



The office is closed during the week of pentecost from May 20 to 24.

Smart learning by using your brain!

Tips and tricks from the world of neuroscience

Neuroscience continues to provides us with new and fascinating research about the human brain and its diverse and fascinating functions. We can use this knowledge to learn more efficiently, more sustainably and with more enjoyment. Find a collection of useful tips here!

more consulting services by the Department of German as a foreign language:

Intercultural consultation hour

Cultural misunderstandings, puzzling or "weird" experiences and problems in dealing with people in Germany ... everyday life in another country can sometimes be challenging. If you have experienced something that you would like to better understand or if you are looking for advice on how to handle a specific situation in Germany, we are happy to offer you an intercultural perspective. Please arrange a meeting!   
Your contact person: Janine Zellner janine.zellnerspam prevention@uni-tuebingen.de


Individual pronunciation training

Good pronunciation and intonation are keys to fluent communication! Would you like to improve your pronunciation individually? We offer you a self-study course in which you can practise phonetics on your own with explanations, exercises, audio files and videos - whenever and wherever you want.
Your contact person: Thomas Neumann thomas.neumannspam prevention@uni-tuebingen.de


Writing consultations

Do you have to write a scientific text in German (term paper or thesis) and have specific questions and problems? Are you unsure what is expected of you? Individual writing consultations can help you with all the questions about your project. Arrange a meeting with us and get constructive feedback to your text and useful tips!

Please note: A writing consultation is not a correction service. We want to give you "help for self-help". The idea is for you to manage your project sucessfully on your own with our support.
Your contact person: Daniela Schmeiser daniela.schmeiserspam prevention@uni-tuebingen.de


By the way...
Do you know the University Writing Center?

International students who are already very proficient in German can also find advice on academic writing at the university's Diversity-oriented Writing Center. In the personal consultation you will find answers to your specific questions and receive support in developing individual solutions.
Further information: Website of the Diversity-Oriented Writing Center

Is your German text well-written?

Are you currently preparing a thesis in German? We can help you with proofreading, spelling and stylistic problems. Depending on your needs, we will find you a proofreader and provide you with a cost estimate. In the case of Master's and doctoral theses, there is an chance that the costs für correction will be covered.
Please note: Please contact us early, even if your text is not yet finished, as our capacities are limited.  
Your contact person: Daniela Schmeiser daniela.schmeiserspam prevention@uni-tuebingen.de