International profile


The University of Tübingen is part of a close network of bi- and multilateral international relationships with research and exchange partners from all over the world. The University highly values its internationality and puts into practice a wide range of measures to further internationalize all its areas.

Internationalization in research is a central aspect in the framework of its Institutional Strategy funded by the Excellence Initiative.


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

Research location

Tübingen is a unique research location with a long-standing tradition and a high density of top-level research institutions in very close proximity. Together with the University and the University Hospitals, the local research institutions offer an ideal environment for internationally renowned research.

Study and research Tübingen

The University of Tübingen provides a wide variety of services and an attractive environment for students and researchers alike.

International in Tübingen

At the same time, the University’s extraordinary network of international partners offers students from Tübingen a wide range of options for first-hand international experiences through stays abroad. In addition, internationally oriented study programmes and a range of courses taught in foreign languages that is constantly being expanded especially at Master’s and doctoral level, also provide students with the opportunity of experiencing an international environment in Tübingen.