Getting to Tübingen

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Getting here

  • By plane. The closest airport to Tübingen is Stuttgart Airport (STR), around 30 kilometers (19 miles) away. From the airport, you can reach Tübingen by taxi or car in 20 minutes. There is also a shuttle bus (line 828) running between Tübingen and Stuttgart Airport; you can find its timetable here. You can also fly to Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and reach Tübingen by train via Stuttgart.

  • By train. There are frequent connections between Stuttgart Central Station (Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof) and Tübingen Central Station. From Stuttgart, it takes around 45-60 minutes to reach Tübingen by train, depending on the speed of your connection. To search train connections throughout Germany, please visit the website of Deutsche Bahn.

  • By bus. Tübingen is connected to other cities in Germany and Europe by various long-distance bus lines. To search for connections, you can check

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Research in Tübingen

Tübingen 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 Tübingen's research institutions just a stone's throw away from each other, they also collaborate closely within the Tübingen Research Campus.

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Life in Tübingen

Life in Tübingen 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 Tübingen never gets boring.

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Tübingen Neuro Campus

The Neurosciences in Tübingen with more than 100 active research groups have the potential to rank among the most successful neuroscientific sites in Europe.

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