International Partnerships

As an internationally oriented research-intensive university, the University of Tübingen engages with its international partner institutions at several levels. Some strategically important collaborations that encompass research cooperation across several faculties and research focus areas are pursued at the institutional level. Partner institutions that cooperate closely with a specific Faculty, form another important pillar of international cooperation. Last but not least, the University also supports its academics in their individual cooperation.

The University of Tübingen is a member of three international multilateral networks,

The University has traditionally had a wide range of partners in the area of student exchange.


Prof. Dr. Monique Scheer
Vice-President for International Affairs

Strategically important partners

Strategically important international partners include (in alphabetical order):

Aix-Marseille University, France 
Babeş-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania 
Doshisha University, Japan (partner university with Tübingen branch office) 
Durham University, United Kingdom 
Eötvös-Loránd University (ELTE), Hungary 
Fudan University, PR China 
Korea University, South Korea (partner university with Tübingen branch office) 
National Taiwan University, Taiwan 
Peking University, PR China (partner university with Tübingen branch office) 
RIKEN Institute, Japan 
The University of Tokyo, Japan 
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA 
University of São Paulo, Brazil 
Uppsala University, Sweden 

The University provides intramural funds for research cooperation with its partners of strategic importance. Please find further information at Excellence Strategy – Calls for Proposals.