University of Tübingen: Facts and figures

Tübingen is a place of research and learning. It has been since 1477. That is reflected in our current statistics:

Student Affairs and Studies

7 Faculties

Degree programs

  • 330 degree programs
  • Innovative programs include Medical Technologies, Molecular Medicine, Environmental Science, Geoecology, Nanoscience, Media Informatics, Sports Management, and Islamic Theology
  • International programs include Behavioural and Neuroscience, Computational Linguistics, Applied & Environmental Geoscience, International Economics and Business Administration

Student numbers at a glance

Winter semester 2016-17 figures

  • 28,394 students
  • 16,536 of our students are women
  • 5,720 of our students are new enrollments
  • 3,887 are international students

Research

Excellence Initiative

International

Partners

  • 3 branches in East Asia
  • 6 partner institutions in the Matariki Research Network
  • 318 partners within Europe
  • 140 partners outside Europe

Staff and finances

2016 figures

Staff

  • 517 professors
  • 4,657 academic staff
  • 2,238 non-academic staff
  • 9,270 employees of the University Hospitals

Finances

  • 341.1 million euros state funding
  • 190.2 million euros third-party funding
  • 31.2 million euros other funding

Further information