After your studies for international students


Depending on your nationality you may extend your student visa to seek employment. The page “Embarking on your career after studying” by DAAD gives further information. You are obliged to get in touch with the immigration authority at your place of residence.

Jobs and career opportunities

Career orientation

The Career Service of the University helps you embark on a career. Personal individual advice as well as group coaching is open to students.

Employment Agency

The Akademiker-Team of the Agentur für Arbeit Tübingen offers specialized advice for academics, preferably shortly before or after passing the final exams. General information is also given on possible occupational fields, career start and job market, application, professional training, business start-up, and postgraduate studies (information only in German).

Self-employment and Startups

Should you envisage starting your own business – maybe based on some academic research you did: The Gründungsförderung of the University offers tips and help on the how-tos for startups (information only in German).

Chambers of Industry and Commerce (IHK)

The page “Gründung” by the Chambers of Industry and Commerce (IHK) Reutlingen offers information to all questions concerning self-employment (information only in German).

Alumni society / Contacts with former members

Alumni Tübingen supports the Faculties’ contacts with their former members and helps ensure that graduates and former students continue to benefit from their association with the University after they have moved on. The society functions as a forum for knowledge transfer and the exchange of information, a link to the latest research and current developments in higher education, a a source of further education and lifelong learning, as well as network for mutual support and exchange.

An (incomplete) list of alumni organizations of the faculties. If your faculty is not included, you may contact it directly.

Alumni are aiming to install a network of regional alumni groups, called Alumni clubs.

International Research Alumni: Have you done research at Tübingen University in the past and are you still active in your field at a university or research institute today? Or are you pursuing a research project at Tübingen University right now? Then you are cordially invited to join the International Tübingen Research Alumni network.