Services provided

The University of Tübingen offers a broad variety of services to support researchers in the various stages of their career and in matters of everyday life.

Welcome Center

The Welcome Center for International Researchers provides services and support to international researchers before and during their stay in Tübingen, as well as new permanent hires re-locating to Tübingen permanently. It offers information and support on all non-academic matters, such as visas and registration with the local authorities, housing, child care, German language courses and much more. In addition, the Welcome Center organizes social events and activities for scientists and scholars and their spouses.


The Family Office offers advice and assistance to all members of the university balancing family life and their academic career. The University has been audited externally and has passed the “audit familiengerechte Hochschule” (i.e. it has been certified as a “family –friendly university”). The Family Office organizes family life on campus and in the city covering topics such as child care, vacation programs and caring for relatives. 

Dual Career Optionen

The University of Tübingen offers special services to Dual Career Couples, if a professional solution for an international career couple was part of the hiring offer made by the rectorate.  

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