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Eberhard-Karls University, Tubingen
Tubingen, Germany (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms:
Program Terms: Calendar Year,
Semester 1,
Semester 2,
Split Year (2 sems)
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Exchange Places Available:
Many places available
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Academic Requirement:
Completion of 18 points, Considers WAM under 65
Duration: Up to Two Semesters Level of Study: PhD, Postgraduate, Undergraduate
Course Languages: English, German
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Program Type:
Exchange Program
UWA credit awarded on successful completion: 24 Points, 48 Points Disciplines Available: Anthropology and Sociology, Archaeology, Asian Studies, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Business, Chemistry, Classics and Ancient History, Economics, English and Cultural Studies, European Studies and Other Languages, Exercise and Health, Geography, Geophysics and Geosciences, History, Linguistics, Mathematics and Statistics, Microbiology and Immunology, Music, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science and International Relations, Psychology
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Restrictions to UWA exchange students

  • For students who wish to take units in German: Competency in German is required, as determined by the Arts Faculty.
  • Will consider students planning to study overseas in the first semester of their second year, and/or students with a Weighted Average Mark under 65% but remaining in Good Standing
  • Students with less prior study or a UWA weighted average below 65% may have less of a likelihood of being accepted at Tuebingen if they plan to study in their Faculty of Science
  • Please note Tuebingen's Student Services are different to those at UWA. There may be less academic support available to you. For further information regarding Student Services at Tuebingen, please see here.
For a list of units taught in English, please see here.
For German classes for Exchange Students during the semester, please see here.

Tubingen has been identified as a university with good unit matches for Masters students studying Neuroscience, Physics, Environmental Science, and Geoscience.
Eberhard-Karls University, Tubingen

Click here to view the University Brochure: University of Tuebingen_Exchange Student Brochure_big.pdf

About Tubingen
Tubingen does not have a university, it is a university. The picturesque historical town center and its attractive position of the Neckar River offer a high quality of life whether you are studying, working, or taking a break. Located in Baden-Wuerttemberg, a southern German region with strong European traditions, Tubingen is close to Strasbourg, France, seat of the European Parliament, and equally close to Frankfurt, seat of the European Central Bank. Stuttgart airport nearby serves many international destinations, putting Tubingen just a stone's throw away from cities in Europe like Paris, London and Barcelona.

Stuttgart, the capital of Baden-Wuerttemberg, can be reached in just 30 minutes by train. With over 5 million inhabitants, the Stuttgart Metropolitan Region is one of the biggest in Germany. Home to companies such as Bosch, Daimler and Porsche, it has been a center of technological innovation for over a century. Stuttgart has very good rail connections, putting it just a few hours away from Munich, Berlin and Hamburg.

University of Tuebingen offers a 'Start Course,' which is a three-week intensive German language course taking place prior to the beginning of each semester. The course, including course materials and excursions, costs 300 Euros. As this program is run on a fee-paying basis, it may not be included as part of the exchange semester full-load.

Scholarship Opportunity
Exchange Students at Eberhard-Karls University are eligible to apply for the Baden-Württemberg Stipendium. The monthly installment is usually a minimum of 500 €/month.
The minimum duration of the fellowship is four months, the maximum duration is ten months.

If you are allocated to Eberhard-Karls University, please contact the Global Learning Office for more information about how to apply for this exciting scholarship opportunity.

Semester 1: April-July
Semester 2: October- February
*Please note dates are subject to change. For up-to-date academic calendar, please see here

Please see here for more information about living in Tubingen, Germany

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