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Tübingen, Germany

University of Tübingen in Germany

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University of Tübingen

Founded in 1477, the Eberhard Karls University of Tübingen is one of Germany's oldest universities. It is particularly famous for its faculties of medicine, theology, law, philosophy and science. Tightly interwoven with the university's history is the Evangelische Stift, a Protestant seminary founded in 1536 to which many famous names have added distinction.  Today, Tübingen's 20,000 students live in a comparatively small city of 85,000 residents. While the majority of the liberal arts departments and institutions are located in the old part of Tübingen, the modern science center was built thirty years ago on the hills overlooking the town. The university has more than 450 professors and 2,000 academic assistants.

Program dates

  • Fall Semester: early September through mid-February
  • Spring Semester: late February through mid-July
  • Academic Year: early September through mid-July

Academics

  • Archaeology
  • Art History
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology
  • Business Administration
  • Chemistry
  • Classics
  • Comparative Literature
  • Economics
  • Education
  • English Language, Literature & Culture
  • Geography
  • Geology
  • German Language & Literature
  • History
  • Linguistics
  • Mathematics
  • Mineralogy
  • Musicology
  • Philosophy
  • Physics
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Religious Studies
  • Rhetoric
  • Sociology
  • Theology

Language of instruction

German

Students are strongly encouraged to attend a four-week intensive German language and orientation program offered by the University of Tübingen prior to the start of classes.

School location

Tübingen is situated in southeastern Germany, 40 kilometers south of Stuttgart in the state of Baden Wurttenberg. Of Germany's ancient university towns, none has retained its charm as handsomely as Tübingen. The winding alleys and gabled houses of the town center surround the lovely 15th-century Stiftkirche and the Evangelische Stift. The crooked little streets of the guilds, the numerous half-timbered houses, stores, wine cellars and student pubs define the picture of Tübingen just as much as the historical landmarks of the city: the city hall and marketplace, the old Bursa, Holderlin Tower and Castle Hohentubingen. One third of Tübingen's residents are affiliated with the University, and University and city life are very much entwined. Cultural activities in Tübingen include theaters, concerts, exhibitions, and lectures.

Facilities

  • Computer labs and campus Wi-Fi
  • Student Organizations
  • Career Center
  • Gym and Sports facilities
  • Library
  • Cafeteria
  • University Museum
  • Botanical Gardens
  • International Student Services Office
  • Administrative Offices

Accommodations

  • On-campus housing
  • Independent housting

Program costs

Students pay Temple tuition and fees directly to Temple. 

Eligibility

Open to qualified students matriculated at Temple University. 

Applying to the program

Application Deadline: March 1 for the academic year and spring priority; September 1 for the spring semester