Frequently asked questions (FAQ) of international students and applicants

This online guide aims to answer questions that are frequently asked by international students and applicants. It guides you whom to contact for information or help and gives you tips on how to deal with difficult situations.

Please note that the FAQ in this guide are primarily aimed at international students and applicants who want to complete their entire studies in Tübingen.

The list below is sorted along study phases and subtopics:

Before your studies

  • Choosing a course of study
  • Learning languages
  • Application and admission
  • Enrollment
  • Finances
  • Entry and housing

Application and admission

  • Application procedure
  • Documents
  • Language proficiency
  • Studienkolleg
  • Bachelor's and State Exam degree programs
  • Master's degree programs
  • Information for refugees

During your studies

  • Getting started
  • Learning languages and making contacts
  • Difficulties in your studies
  • Financial and legal difficulties
  • Personal difficulties
  • Leave of absence
  • Part-time jobs and career orientation

After graduation

  • Career perspectives
  • Staying in Germany after graduation
  • Alumni Network