Welcome Center

PLEASE NOTE: From now on, all general information pertaining to living in Tuebingen will be jointly provided by the Welcome Centers of Tuebingen University, its Faculty of Medicine and the Max Planck Institutes on the pages of Tuebingen Research Campus (section “Tuebingen”). Therefore our page will be undergoing construction to provide additional university-specific information. If you have any questions, you can still reach us at welcomecenter(at)uni-tuebingen.de.



 There you will find the following information:


  • Living here: General Information, Accommodations, Getting Around, Learning German)
  • Preparing your stay: Before you leave home, Your first weeks in Tübingen, As soon as possible, Getting ready to leave Tübingen
  • Paperwork: Immigration Procedures, Work and Taxes
  • Personal support



The Welcome Center provides service and support for International Researchers at the University of Tuebingen and welcomes all international guests!


If you are a/an

  • International Doctoral student
  • Post-doctoral researchere
  • Professor


and are planning a research stay at the University of Tübingen or would like to invite international researchers to your department, then contact us!


We provide information and support regarding all non-academic and practical issues. We want the guests of the University of Tübingen to quickly settle and feel comfortable.


We unfortunately cannot provide help with questions concerning academic support, admission or enrollment as a graduate student. Please find detailed information concerning these topics on the pages for international students.


Please note: For scholars of the Medical Department there is a separate Welcome Center. Their homepage can be found here.


Good service and support is very important to us, and we want to ensure that you have a smooth start in Tübingen. We therefore ask that you contact us early and register you or your guest directly with our registration form. The information requested will be treated confidentially and helps us ensure you get individualized support.


We provide comprehensive support from a single source for you and your family and act as your center for the networking of existing services and an access hub for a variety of experienced and helpful individual resources. The Welcome Center additionally offers its own services.


The Welcome Center is a member of EURAXESS.

Our Team

The Welcome Center staff members hold up an inflatable globe

Our Flyer

Brochure „Welcome Center – supportive services for international researchers“