Services for teaching staff

Along with research, teaching is one of the university’s core tasks. The challenge is to awaken not only interest, but also enthusiasm for the material. The University of Tübingen aims to give comprehensive support to its teachers - with advanced training, advice, and information, as well as concrete assistance.

Center for Teaching and Learning

As part of the Study Successfully in Tübingen (ESIT) program the University offers advice and workshops for all teaching staff. The program includes special services for professors, mid-level academics and postdocs, doctoral candidates, student tutors, and for those teaching in English.

E-Learning Portal

Advice, training, and equipment for digital teaching Topics include the academic information platforms ILIAS and Moodle, the production and use of video, audio, and images as well as e-didactics.

Student Counseling Service

The Student Counseling Service provides advices and workshops for subject counselors and other teaching staff.

Degree Planning and Development

Information and advice for planning and developing new degree programs and for further developing existing ones.

University alliance CIVIS – A European Civic University

The University of Tübingen is a member of the European university network CIVIS. Within the framework of CIVIS, teaching staff have the opportunity to exchange ideas with colleagues at partner universities throughout Europe and to jointly develop innovative teaching formats.

Transdisciplinary Course Program and Career Service

The Transdisciplinary Course Program and Career Service administers the Studium Professionale and the Service Learning and Student Commitment section; it offers academic advisors and other lecturers expertise and advice on the topics "Recognition of key qualifications", "Service Learning" and other transfer-oriented teaching/learning formats with practical relevance. 

Our counselling and coaching service offers an advanced education program, "Collegial Counselling" ("Best of Counselling") for student advisors and other counsellors. 

Didactics of Medicine

The Competence Center for University Teaching in Medicine Baden-Württemberg prepares tutors for their teaching work in medical degree programs.


Various services to assist those dealing with students on a daily basis.

Teaching Prize

The University of Tübingen awards its annual Teaching Prize to staff members who come up with particularly sustainable teaching ideas which benefit students.

Teaching academic writing

The University Writing Center offers teaching staff advice on how to guide and support students through the processes of academic writing. The Writing Center also holds workshops on this topic for teaching staff.