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The Euraxess Portal also provides information on daily life in Germany.

Another excellent source for information and explanations of life in Germany in the form of short videos can be found at "Handbook Germany" ( Scroll down to "Explainer videos" and "Information videos".

Practical advice and information especially for Tübingen district can be found at (also available as an app for smartphone - downloadable from google play store or app store).

Updated 13/10/2021 9:37am

Emergency Numbers

The two most important emergency numbers are:

  • 112: fire and medical emergencies (Europe-wide)
  • 110: police

Both can be called from any phone at any time. They will also put you through to other emergency services if needed.


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Research in Tuebingen

Tuebingen is a special place for research. Very few locations offer such a wide range of research areas in such close proximity – both physically and figuratively. Not only are all of Tuebingen’s research institutions just a stone’s throw away from each other, they also collaborate closely within the Tuebingen Research Campus.

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Life in Tuebingen

Life in Tuebingen is life in the heart of Europe and in one of Germany’s most scenic and economically competitive regions. It's a bustling mediaeval town with a young, international, and vibrant population and a rich cultural and artistic scene. Lectures, concerts, film festivals, and more: life in Tuebingen never gets boring.

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Excellence Strategy

Tübingen’s unique research environment provides an ideal ground for collaborative projects in various areas. This is one of the many reasons why Tübingen is receiving funding from the German Federal and State Governments Excellence Strategy. As a consequence, excellence attracts further excellence: Over the years, more and more top-level research institutions have come to the city, forming the rich and vibrant academic community of the Tübingen Research Campus.

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