Doctorate for non-German candidates

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General information on doctoral degrees

Do you have a general interest in doing your doctorate in Germany and would like to find out about the University of Tübingen?

Very useful information on doctorates in Germany may be found on the Research in Germany website Research in Germany


You can download a detailed information leaflet:

The German doctorate − A guide for doctoral candidates


General information on doing a doctorate in Tübingen

Steps to a doctorate

Would you like to apply to do a doctorate at the University of Tübingen?


We have summarized the key steps on the following page: Steps to a doctorate


Welcome Center

Have you been accepted as a doctoral candidate at the University of Tübingen and are planning your stay?


The University of Tübingen’s Welcome Center can help you with non-academic matters - such as visa information and looking for accommodation:

University of Tübingen Welcome Center





Information platform for doctoral candidates at the University of Tübingen

A central information platform for doctoral candidates at the University of Tübingen is provided by the Graduate Academy.




Dr. Reinhard Brunner

Universität Tübingen
Beratung und Zulassung Internationaler Studierender
Nauklerstr. 2
D-72074 Tübingen

Tel. 07071/29-72937