Uni-Tübingen

Advice and Information

The University of Tübingen offers a number of different services which give helpful advice to those planning to study in Tübingen as well as those already enrolled here - whether they are just beginning, are well into their studies, or are finishing their studies and planning a career. Directly below, you will find a list of these services, sorted according to the different phases of studying. Below that is a list of the relevant services.

 If you are not sure who is the right contact person for you, contact the Student Counseling Service (ZSB).

Support in the pandemic: You are not alone!

Contact, advice, and counseling services that can help you deal with special circumstances and challenges during the Covid-19 pandemic

Services according to topics and study phases

Before You Start

When You Start

During Your Studies

Finishing Your Studies

All consulting and service facilities

Student Counseling Service (ZSB)

  • Advice on general issues (e.g. selecting and structuring courses, applications, orientation for first-year students, etc.)
  • Counseling on individual studies (e.g. planning, strategies for studying, preparing for exams, dealing with problems, switching to or from another institution, etc.)
  • Multi-disciplinary information events

Contact
Wilhelmstr. 11,
+49 7071 29-72555
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Subject-specific Counseling

  • Advice on the content and organisation of individual subjects/ courses (each subject has one or two such counselors)
  • Recognition of credits/ for-degree coursework

Contact
Subject-specific counseling: overview

Disabled/ Chronically Ill Students

  • Advice and support for disabled/ chronically ill students with difficulties in day-to-day student life

Contact
Wilhelmstr. 30, ground level
+49 7071 29-74209
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Tübingen School of Education (TüSE) / Advice for prosepective teachers

Advice on qualifying as teacher in Germany.

Contact
Keplerstr. 2
+49 7071 29-77078
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Advice and Admission of International Students

  • Counseling and admission for students from outside Germany

Contact
Nauklerstr. 2, ground level
+49 7071 29-77735
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Student Administration

  • Information on student matters (e.g. application, admission, initial enrollment, switching subjects or institutions, leave of absence, re-enrolling for subsequent semesters or after leave of absence, deregistering as a student, guest students, student ID, certificates for coursework, etc.)

Contact
Wilhelmstr. 11, EG +49 7071 29-74444
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Admission For Students With Trade Qualification

  • Information on administrative costs, student union fees, student loans, etc.
  • Admission of applicants with trade qualification but no German high school diploma (Abitur)

Contact
Wilhelmstr. 11, 1. OG
+49 7071 29-76836
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Examinations Offices

  • Information on exams in individual subjects/ courses

Contact
Central examinations office
Other / external examination offices

Career Service

  • Advice and coaching on starting a career
  • Advice for doctoral candidates
  • Organization of Studium Professionale (professional skills)

Contact
Wilhelmstr. 9,
+49 7071 29-77091
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Writing Center

  • Advice on academic writing in German
  • Workshops and events on better writing

Contact
Nauklerstr. 2,
+49 7071 29-76829
+49 7071 29-76830
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University Library (UB) / Advice on literature management

  • Courses on academic research and literature management
  • Information on matter relevant to use of the library

Contact
Wilhelmstr. 32
+49 7071 29-72846
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Foreign Language Center (FSZ)

  • Beginners' and advanced courses in languages other than German (German language courses here.)

Contact
Wilhelmstr. 22
+49 7071 29-77407
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IT Center (ZDV) / Campus System

  • Introductory courses on the Online Course Catalogue (Campus)
  • Information and assistance in IT matters (e.g. E-mail addresses, logins, PC pools, WLAN access, etc.)

Contact
Wächterstr. 76
+49 7071 29-70250
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Uni-Infopoint at Mensa Wilhelmstraße (Department Academic Affairs)

  • Information and orientation for students by students
  • Where do I find...?
  • Who can help with specific questions?

Contact
Wilhelmstr. 13, Foyer
Opening hours:
Mo-Fr 10.00 - 14.00
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Student Union (StuRa)

  • Representation of student interests
  • Promotion of student initiatives
  • General advice and help by student for students

Contact
Wilhelmstr. 30,
+49 7071 29-77999
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Student Councils

  • Represent student interests in the Faculties
  • Advice and help from students within each Faculty

Contact
Student Councils (Fachschaften)

Legal Service for Students (Studierendenwerk Tübingen-Hohenheim)

  • Legal advice for students regarding their studies

Contact
+49 7071 9466725
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Equality and Diversity Office

  • Advice about issues related to equality, diversity, and gender

Contact
Wilhelmstr. 26
+49 7071 29-74958
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Family Office

  • Counseling for students with children and/or other family duties
  • Coordination of Audit familiengerechte Hochschule

Contact
Wilhelmstr. 26
+49 7071 29-74961
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Further Consulting and Services

External Counseling and Service for Students in Germany:

Further support institutions are listed in the brochure "StuWe Kompass" (available at the Student Counseling Service and at the Info-Point at the cafeteria (Mensa) in Wilhelmstrasse.