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Education Science, Department

Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaftliche Fakultät at the Uni Tübingen

Institut für Erziehungswissenschaft

  • Münzgasse 11 und 22-30 / Europastraße 6
  • 72070 Tübingen
  • Phone: +49 7071 297-2408
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Basic information

Teaching in core subjects
Total number of students 950
Number of master degree students 380
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 5.8 %
Percentage of teaching by practitioners, master's 5.4 %

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 11/14 points

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 93.9 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 88.9 %

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment, bachelor's 7/14 points
Contact with work environment, master's 5/14 points
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment no data
Master theses in cooperation with work environment no data


Publications per professor 4.2
Third party funds per academic 79.0 T€
Doctorates per professor 0.8

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 2.2
Support in studies 2.6
Courses offered 2.3
Study organisation 2.0
Exams 2.3
Digital teaching elements 2.6
Research orientation 2.0
Job market preparation 3.1
Rooms 2.2
Library 2.2
IT-infrastructure 2.3
Overall study situation 2.5

Degree courses without details

Further degree courses of the department none
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  • Special features regarding teaching
    With the sub-disciplines General Education, School Education, Social Education, Adult Education/Continuing Education and Empirical Education Research/Education Psychology, Education Science in Tübingen is very broad and offers a total of 8 Master’s degrees (M.A., M.Ed., M.Sc., including 1 Continuing Education MA) in addition to B.A., B.Ed. and B.Sc. In addition: Professional teaching qualification, extension subject as well as studies in education towards qualification to teach in grammar school; Closely intermeshed theory and practice; Internships (as part of the curriculum of the Bachelor’s degree programmes); Study Projects; sound research methods
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    There are Erasmus+ exchange agreements with 21 European partner universities in 18 countries; Professors and staff incl. 4 international visiting professorships or working relationships in AT AU BE BR CA CH CN ES FR GR HK HT IN IO IQ IT JP KE KR LU PL PT TW UK US ZA; ‘CIVIS – A European Civic University’, together with the universities of Aix-Marseille, Athens, Bucharest, Brussels, Madrid, Rome, Salzburg, Stockholm and Glasgow, provide strong international impulses for the faculty.
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    All seminar rooms are equipped with projectors; there is WiFi here and in the university library. Technical equipment for hybrid instruction is available for all courses. The excellent, renovated reference library which is located in the university's old auditorium directly next to the institute building, has approx. 56,000 volumes, there are computer workstations and 80 student workspaces, some also for work groups. Access to extensive stocks of E-Books and specialist databases is available through the university network.
  • Special features regarding research activities
    Educational professionalism, diversity, inclusion, counselling, multi-professional cooperation, transitions in the curriculum vitae, childhood, education system control, competence development of teachers, longitudinal education courses, school achievement studies, international comparative education research, critical education theory, video-based teaching research, teaching & school concepts, emotion & learning, giftedness, teaching quality, educational effectiveness, adaptive teaching & learning, digitisation, teaching & learning with digital media, development of quantitative & qualitative methods
  • Other special features
    Tübingen is the only university in Baden-Württemberg with broadly based education department with a long tradition. There are excellent linkages and partnerships in place with practitioners and institutions in adult education, social education and education research, and with schools and ministries as well. Excellent study conditions also include: Lots of student workstations in the library, self-organised institute café, good guidance ratio, active student societies, etc. For many, Tübingen is a very attractive place to study.
  • Further information on research activities
    https://uni-tuebingen.de/de/4485 (IfE) https://uni-tuebingen.de/de/4514 (HIB)
  • Further information about study entry phase
  • Information on access restrictions
    https://uni-tuebingen.de/de/103808 (Uni Tübingen)
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Last update 2022: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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