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Universität Tübingen

  • Details and Cost

    About the Program

    The Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen is one of Europe’s oldest universities. Students directly enroll in regular academic courses. Courses are instructed in German, and English, however, courses instructed in English may be limited. Fields of study include Computer Science, Earth Sciences, Ecology, Humanities, Information Technology, Language Study, Math, Natural and Physical Sciences, and Social Sciences.

    Location Tübingen, Germany
    Program Type Partner University Program
    Program Term Fall, Spring, Academic Year
    Language of Instruction German, English
    Budget View Budget
    Living Arrangements Independent arrangement. Student housing available through a third party.
    Additional Information A Partner University program is a study abroad experience where students are nominated/accepted by Stony Brook University, and enroll at a partner institution. In most cases SBU faculty or staff are NOT traveling with participants.
    Program Housing Statement: Stony Brook University is required to comply with the housing policies of the host country, partner institution and/or hotel/hostel. These policies may include requirements such as sex-based housing placement.


    GPA 3.0
    Other Requirements

    Students must be matriculated in an undergraduate degree program.

    Newly admitted SBU students are eligible to apply for the Fall 2020 SBU Home Abroad Program.

    German citizens currently in Germany are eligible to apply for the Fall 2020 SBU Home Abroad Program.

    Application Deadline

    Fall/academic year admission: March 1 (Extended to June 25)

    Spring admission: October 15 

    Applicants are accepted on a rolling basis, and are encouraged to apply as early as possible.
    Candidates may be interviewed to determine their qualifications for participating and representing Stony Brook University abroad
  • Academic Information

    Course Information

    For Fall 2020 Only:   

    This Fall 2020 the University of Tuebingen is offering a unique virtual package consisting of language and intercultural courses to students who cannot attend Tübingen University in person. The package is free of charge. We invite all students to learn more about the  Tü-VIPP program

    Important: Students will not formally register at SBU and the IAP office will not process a transcript at the end of the semester. Students who complete this program and receive a transcript from Tuebingen will need to work independently with their home campus transfer office to request if the credits can be processed. 

    IAP is happy to facilitate students' admission to this program. To do so, please click "Apply" on the program page and submit an application by  August 24


    Academic Policies

    • Students must maintain full-time status while abroad
    • This is a partner university program. Applications must be submitted to Stony Brook University first. Information regarding the next steps in the process will be distributed to students who have received formal nominations by their International Programs Coordinator.
    • Grades earned in a Partner University program WILL NOT calculate towards the cumulative GPA for SBU students.
    • Non-SBU students must contact their home university regarding their grade and credit transfer policy.
    • All participants following the Stony Brook Curriculum (SBC) will receive GLO and EXP+ in addition to requirements fulfilled by their coursework.

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