University of Tübingen Ranking and Address

University of Tübingen Information

Being of urban nature the University of Tübingen (Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen) is spread through many buildings throughout the historical city. The University of Tübingen ranking is as the joint 7th best university in Germany, and 139th in the world. Similarly rated German colleges include University of Hamburg, University of Wuerzburg, University of Münster, and University of Freiburg.

It is currently presided over by the rector Professor Bernd Engler, and is the highest ranked university in Germany. It is particularly strong in the disciplines of science, medicine and humanities. In addition to the university departments the university of Tübingen also has educational control of the surrounding hospitals.

The university offers many studies across 14 main faculties; the areas covered are as follows:

Faculty of Biology
Faculty of Catholic Theology
Faculty of Chemistry and Pharmacy
Faculty of Cultural Sciences
Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
Faculty of Geosciences
Faculty of Information and Cognitive Science
Faculty of Law
Faculty of Mathematics and Physics
Faculty of Medicine
Faculty of Modern Languages
Faculty of Philosophy and History
Faculty of Protestant Theology
Faculty of Social and Behavioral Science

As one of the leading universities in Europe the university of Tübingen as no less than 9 noble laureates associated with it, these are:

Chemistry: Eduard Buchner; William Ramsay; Georg Wittig; Hartmut Michel; Adolf Butenandt.
Physics: Karl Ferdinand Braun.
Physiology or Medicine: Günter Blobel; Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard; Bert Sakmann.

Other famous scholars, faculty and alumni linked to the university include Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Johannes Kepler, Christoph Martin Wieland, Roman Herzog, Horst Köhler, Boyo Ockinga, and Johann Georg Gmelin.

University of Tübingen Address

Wilhelmstrasse 7
72074 Tübingen

Ranking and Quick Facts

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University of Tübingen ranking
University world Ranking – Times 200 (UK)
= 142
University world Ranking – Jiaotong 500 (China)
102 to 150
European ranking (Jiaotong)
35 to 56
Eberhard Karls Universität Facts
Students (Undergraduates / PG/ Total)
Faculty / Staff


University of Tübingen; German Colleges

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