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Geography, Department

Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Fakultät at the Uni Tübingen

Fachbereich III Geowissenschaften, Geographisches Institut

  • Rümelinstr. 19-23
  • 72070 Tübingen
  • Phone: +49 7071 297-2397 /-3938
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Basic information

Total number of students 640
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 10.0 %
Percentage of teaching by practitioners, master's 15.0 %

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 10/14 points

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 86.5 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 38.5 %

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment, bachelor's 5/12 points
Contact with work environment, master's 7/12 points
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 36.2 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment 50.0 %


Publications per academic 2.8
Third party funds per academic 85.3 T€
Doctorates per professor 0.9
Research reputation 7.9 %

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 2.3
Support in studies 2.3
Courses offered 2.3
Study organisation 1.9
Exams 2.3
Excursions 2.0
Research orientation 2.3
Job market preparation 2.6
Support for stays abroad 2.0
Rooms 2.5
Library 1.9
IT-infrastructure 2.0
Overall study situation 2.1

Teacher qualification

Teacher qualification students 313
Teacher qualification programmes TQ degrees: Bachelor of Education, Master of Education
Teacher qualification centre Link
Teacher Qualification Monitor (in German) Link

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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    Bachelor of Science with strong focus on methods training (GIS, empirical social research, lab); Master of Arts in Human Geography/Global Studies with research-oriented specialisation options (unique feature within the German-speaking region); Master of Science in Physical Geography with integrative landscape system approach and GIS specialisation.
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    Charles University Prague, Tschechien; Roskilde University, Dänemark; Aix-Marseille Université, Frankreich; Eötvös Loránd University Budapest, Ungarn; Universita' degli Studi di Firenze, Italien; National University of Ireland, Maynooth; Utrecht University, Niederlande; University of Gdansk, Polen; Babeş-Bolyai University of Cluj-Napoica, Rümänien; University of Helsinki, Finnland
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Laboratory for soil science and geo-ecology; GIS centre for south-western Germany; 2 PC pools; specialist library, map collection.
  • Special features regarding research activities
    Physical Geography: Soil science, GIS, remote sensing, renewable energies; human geography: Economic Geography, Urban and Regional Development, regional points of focus: Eastern Europe, Africa, East and Southeast Asia (China, Malaysia, Thailand), USA
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