Uni-Tübingen

Useful Links

This page provides an overview of useful services and offices at the University of Tuebingen.

Applicants to Professorships

Collected information for applicants to professorships can be found on the central website of the University of Tübingen: https://uni-tuebingen.de/en/research/support/applicants-to-professorships/

Career Service

The Career Service of Tuebingen University offers consultation and coaching for graduates that are about to enter the German labor market. The consultation is also available in English.

For students, doctoral candidates and graduates the service is free of charge. If you are interested please contact:
Career Service
Wilhelmstr. 9
72074 Tübingen
Phone: 07071.2977071
Office Hours: Mon – Thurs 9 am – 12 noon, closed Friday

Additionnally, Annette Mauch is especially consulting doctoral students in different phases of their doctorate. You can contact her via e-mail.

More information on the services of the Career Service can be found here.

Just visit their office if you are interested!

Computer Center (ZDV)

The University's computer center provides support with all IT-related questions. Having trouble with your workplace computer? Questions about your university card or university email address? Just contact their support team at the email address or phone number given on their homepage.

Family Office

The Family Office supports you regarding all questions of balancing work and family life.

Funding Programs for Researchers and Scholars

The Welcome Center of Tuebingen University is exclusively offering support for all non-academic issues of your research stay. Funding of research stays at our university is unfortunately not included.

Nevertheless, we are glad to provide help with the following websites of our university homepage that inform comprehensively about funding programs for researchers and scholars.

  • The departement for Reasearch Funding offers a generell overview.
  • Under the category of Research Funding News you will get information about specialist calls for applications for special funding programms of organizations and companies.
  • Additionnally, you can find an overview over further sources of information on funding with a list of information and contact details of numerous foundations, organizations, clubs, associations and companies.
  • The Calls for Proposals within the Institutional Strategy inform you about further international possibilities for grants for researcher, doctorals and students.
  • The Graduate Academy is aimed specifically at PhD students and postdocs. It is the umbrella institution of the graduate programms of the faculties.

Unfortunately, most of the information is only available in German. Online translation tools can help you get a rough overview about the content. If you have any questions regarding a specific tendering, please contact Ms. Judith Schittenhelm.

judith.schittenhelmspam prevention@verwaltung.uni-tuebingen.de

As English information sources, we can recommend the homepage of the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research. There you will find extensive information  about funding programs for researchers and scholars.

Furthermore, please have a look at the EURAXESS homepage. Here you will find extensive information in English.

We wish you lots of success in finding a suitable funding program!

We will be glad to support you as soon as you are planning a research stay at Tuebingen University. Please contact us for more information.

Gender Equality Office

The Gender Equality Office of Tuebingen University provides you with information and advice on the broad issues of equal opportunities for men and women in studies and academia. In addition, the staff of the Gender Equality Office offers advice if you experience sexual harrassment.

German as a Foreign Language and Intercultural Programs

More information on the topic "Learning German" is available on our page about German Language Courses.

Graduate Academy

The Graduate Academy provides general advice tailored to PhD students and postdocs as well as courses to gain interdisciplinary qualifications (in German and English) and opportunities to network with other researchers.

Language Learning Center

The Fachsprachenzentrum (Language Learning Center) offers language courses in eight languages (Catalan, English, French, Italian, Japanese, Russian, Swedish and Spanish) from beginner to advanced levels for students of all faculties as well as other groups. Students can join the classes for free, employees and scholarship holders need to pay a small fee.

Room of Silence

Inside the University Library (UB), the "room of silence" offers an opportunity for prayer, meditation, or simply a moment of calm.

location: Wilhelmstr. 32, in the passage between Bonatzbau and main building
opening hours: Mon - Fri 8 a.m. - 12 a.m., Sat & Sun 8 a.m. - 10 p.m.

Tuebingen Research Alumni Network TRACe

TRACe, the Tübingen Research Alumni Centre, fosters contacts between the University’s researchers, research alums, and international guest scholars. If you are interested in getting in touch with fellow research alums from any discipline based in any country, or in applying for international collaborative research funding, please see the following page for further information: https://uni-tuebingen.de/en/78208

University Library (UB)

The main university library (UB) offers a large collection of books, journals and manuscripts. In addition, there are several computer rooms to access the internet or write papers, and small rooms for group work can also be booked.

Everybody can freely enter the library and read books or newspapers; for borrowing books or ordering , you will need a student ID, employee ID or a university card. If you are not a student or employee, the Welcome Center will be glad to order a university card for you - just contact us.

location and opening hours

University Sports Program

Do you enjoy doing sports? The University of Tuebingen’s sports department offers a wide variety of sports from aerobics to Zumba at low prices to students, employees and other residents of the Tuebingen area. More information is available on the homepage of the sports department.