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Geoscience, Department

Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Fakultät at the Uni Tübingen

FB III Geowisenschaften

  • Hölderlinstraße 12
  • 72076 Tübingen
  • Phone: +49 7071 297-6862
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Basic information

Teaching in core subjects
Total number of students 580
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 5.0 %
Percentage of teaching by practitioners, master's 5.0 %

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 87.6 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 20.6 %

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment, bachelor's 5/11 points
Contact with work environment, master's 4/11 points
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 13.2 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment 16.4 %


Publications per academic 5.1
Citations per publication 7.5
Third party funds per academic 142.1 T€
Doctorates per professor 0.8
Research reputation 44.2 %

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 2.2
Support in studies 2.0
Courses offered 2.1
Study organisation 1.5
Exams 2.2
Laboratory internships 2.2
Excursions 1.8
Research orientation 2.1
Job market preparation 2.5
Support for stays abroad 2.3
Rooms 1.8
Library 1.9
IT-infrastructure 2.0
Overall study situation 1.9

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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    The international course of studies Applied & Environmental Geoscience was already established at the department in 1999. In the meantime, students from more than 60 countries have successfully completed the course. Furthermore, the department has been running the Research Training Group "Integrated Hydrosystem Modelling" for several years, a PhD programme in cooperation with the University of Waterloo in Canada.
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    University of Iceland, Reykjavík, Island; University of Helsinki, Finnland; Universiteit Utrecht, Utrecht, Niederlande; Universidad de Alcalá, Spanien; University Göteborg, Schweden; Wrocław University, Polen; Université Neuchatel, Schweiz; Aarhus, Dänemark; University of Stirling, GB; Aix-Marseille, Frankreich
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Relocation of large parts of the faculty to the new building of the Geo and Environmental Research Centre on the natural sciences campus of the university in the summer semester 2020. Equipped with modern laboratories for Applied and Environmental Geosciences, Palaeobiology, Petrology, Geochemistry; mineralogical high-pressure laboratory; grinding and mechanical workshops; preparation; computer rooms; hydrogeological test field Lauswiesen; extensive hydrogeological and geotechnical field equipment.
  • Special features regarding research activities
    1 ERC Grants, 1 Collaborative Research Centre, 1 International Research Training Group, 2 Emmy Noether Junior Research Groups.
  • Further information on research activities
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Last update 2021: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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