Service for press and media

Our service for journalists: Do you need information about the University of Tübingen and its current topics, an expert for a specific subject or a filming permit? Contact us, we will be happy to help you.

Media Contact

An overview of the contact persons.

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Photo pool for journalists

Selection for reporting.

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Online press review

The university in the online media.

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Distribution lists

Our press releases provide information on current research and key developments at the University. Representatives of the media are welcome to join our distribution list; contact antje.karbespam prevention@uni-tuebingen.de.

There is a choice of the following distribution lists:

  • Regional distribution list: All University press releases including events and regional topics.
  • Supra-regional distribution list: Press releases on selected topics on matters of supra-regional significance, such as relevant research findings.

There is also the possibility for journalists to get confidential access to embargoed press releases. Please note that we must ensure that this information is not published before the embargo ends.

If you wish to be included on the distribution list of embargoed press releases, you must fill in and sign the following form "Verbindliche Zusage zur Einhaltung von Sperrfristen auf Inhalte von Pressemitteilungen der Universität" and send or fax it to: University of Tübingen, Public Relations Department, Wilhelmstrasse 5, 72074 Tübingen, Germany; fax +49 7071 29-55 66

Finding an expert

Are you looking for an expert in a particular field? The Public Relations Department is happy to help media representatives to find the right contact person. Contact antje.karbespam prevention@uni-tuebingen.de

As a comprehensive research university with more than 280 study programs, Tübingen covers nearly every area of academic study (with the exception of engineering).

An overview of our core research and profile areas here:

Permission to film

Are you planning to make video recordings on our campuses? You can apply for a permit to: antje.karbespam prevention@uni-tuebingen.de.

Please supply the following information:

  • What is the subject?
  • For which medium would you be filming?
  • Where and when do you want to film?
  • How long will it take?

We can help you find an appropriate setting.
Please note that teaching and students’ studies may not be disrupted.


Press Releases


Earliest evidence of cave lions in southern Europe

International research team with University of Tübingen member identifies over 600,000-year-old big…

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Second great ape species discovered at Hammerschmiede fossil site

Found in Germany: "Buronius" is the smallest known ape and was a contemporary of the great ape "Udo"

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Medieval game collection unearthed

Archaeologists find rare chess piece at a castle in Southern Germany

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A study program with three degrees

Tübingen, Rome and Aix-Marseille universities offer joint triple Master’s in Palaeolithic…

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Ancient volcanic eruption not key to early Homo sapiens cultural innovations

New research questions the impact of the major eruption of the Phlegraean Fields 40,000 years ago on…

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Developing new drugs faster and cheaper with AI

B-it, Lamarr Institute and TüCAD2 form collaborative alliance for the academic development of drugs…

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Computer science in Tübingen is on the rise: Why students see their future here

Top places for Tübingen computer science studies in the CHE ranking

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The University of Tübingen strengthens ties with the University of the Witwatersrand

Witwatersrand is Tübingen’s first strategic partner on the African continent

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