Tuebingen

The City

Located around 30 km away from Stuttgart, on a ridge between the rivers Neckar and Ammer, Tuebingen is a beautiful University city in Baden – Wuerttemberg, Germany. It has around 87.000 residents, from which one in three is a student. That makes it Germany’s youngest city. With lots auf annually festivals including the Stocherkahnrennen, the Ract!-Festival, which combines politics, music and culture, the chocolART, an international chocolate festival, and its picturesque and medieval architecture, Tuebingen attracts tourists from all over the world.

 

marketplace
marketplace

The University

With about 29.000 students, Tuebingen is a typical university city. Established in 1477, the Eberhard Karls Universität is one of the oldest in Germany and can call itself a “German Elite University”. According to “The Times Higher Education Supplement” of 2016, it is one of the best 78 universities in the world. The university campus is located all over the city and therefore characterizes the cityshape. With 14 faculties the University covers a wide range of subjects.

View from the castle
View from the castle

Nightlife

The nightlife of Tuebingen mainly concentrates on the numerous pubs and on smaller clubs. Due to the high number of students, also lots of student – parties organised by student associations take place. It may not have the nightlife of Berlin or Hamburg, but you can definitely have a great night out in Tuebingen.

Stocherkahn
Stocherkahn