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Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen is an exchange destination for Utrecht University Master students of the faculty of Humanities in Tübingen, Germany.

"Tübingen is a traditional university town located in the southwest of Germany, right in the center of one of the most pros perous and innovative regions in Europe, the State of Baden-Württemberg." - quote from the exchange brochure 

Student experiences

There are currently no student experiences available.

Academic calendar

Semester I (Winter Semester): approximately October – February
Semester II (Spring Semester): approximately February – June

Academic Calendar


Language requirement: a minimum language level of B2 (CEFR) in English is recommended.

For courses in German a minimum language level of B1 (CEFR) in German is required. The International Office (UU Humanities) recommends a B2 level at the moment of exchange in order to fully participate in the courses.


Areas of study open to exchange students

History (Priority to Medieval History).

Students are allowed to take outside courses in the university next to their History courses. However this will depend on the limitations set on the maximum of students allowed in the chosen classes. 

Courses at Master’s level


Language of instruction

German and English

Housing assistance
Estimated living costs per month

This information is subject to change. It is meant to be an indication. Costs may differ due to personal circumstances.

The average necessary allowance of a university student at the University of Tübingen per month:

Food: 165 Euro
Clothing, shoes: 52 Euro
Books and supplies: 30 Euro
Transportation: 82 Euro
Other (telephone, health insurance etc.): 99 Euro
Rent: 298 Euro
Cultural activities, sports etc.: 68 Euro
Total expenses
794 Euro

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Normal study load per semester: 30 ECTS 

Number of places available

2 places per year. 

More information

More information about studying abroad: in Dutch and in English.

Do you have any questions about this partner university or about studying abroad? Contact the International Office of the Faculty of Humanities (details below).

You can also see stories of students who have been abroad on Instagram!

International Office Humanities

Our front desk is currently closed until further notice. This means that there are no walk-in hours and it is not possible to make an appointment.  

You can reach us in the following ways:

Please mention your student number in all correspondence!


We are unable to sign physical documents. If you need to have a document signed, please send it to us via email.

Mailing address

Drift 10, 3512 BS Utrecht
+31 (0)30 253 6046


  • Sanne Boomsma - Head International Office Humanities;
  • Pooi Ji Hang - Exchange Coordinator (South and East Europe, Asia, Central and South America);
  • Monique Hanrath - Exchange Coordinator (North and West Europe, Africa, Oceania and North America);
  • Nelline Bogerd - Support Officer;
  • Agaath Sluijters - Support Officer.
Walk-in office hours

Our front desk is currently closed.

Making an appointment

You can make an appointment via this online form or send an email to internationaloffice.hum@uu.nl.

Handing in and picking up documents

Send an email to internationaloffice.hum@uu.nl.