Tübingen Distinguished Guest Professorships

Up to date six high ranking international researchers have been appointed distinguished guest professors at the University of Tübingen. This is a co-funded programme with funding being provided in equal measure be the Ministry of Science, Research and the Arts Baden-Württemberg and the institutional Strategy of the University of Tübingen.


  • Prof. Dr. Simon Brendle (2016-2019)

            Stanford University/Columbia University, USA

            Host: Prof. Dr. Gerhard Huisken, Geometric analysis and mathematical theory of relativity


  • Prof. Dr. Peter Chumakov

            Engelhardt-Institute for Molecular Biology, Moskau, RUS

            Host: Prof. Dr. Alfred Nordheim, IFIZ, Faculty of Science


  • Prof. Dr. Jeffery L. Dangl (2014-2016)

            University of California at Chapel Hill, USA

            Host: Prof. Dr. Thorsten Nürnberger, ZMBP, Faculty of Science


  • Prof. Dr. Jacquelinne Eccles (2012-2017)

            University of California Irvine, USA

            Host: Prof. Dr. Ulrich Trautwein, LEAD Graduate School


            Department of Applied Physics, University of Tokyo, JAP

            Host: Prof. Dr. József Fortágh, Institute of Astronomy and Astrophysics


  • Prof. Dr. Brent Roberts (2012-2017)

            University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA

            Host: Prof. Dr. Ulrich Trautwein, LEAD Graduate School