Children can also come to the university

This year, the University of Tübingen is once again inviting all children between the ages of 7 and 12 to come to lectures at the university. These are held by real professors exclusively for children. The professors use simple language suitable for children and show that science can be fun. The lectures take place on Tuesdays at 5 p.m. in Lecture Hall 25 (Kupferbau, Hölderlinstraße 5). These are the topics: Tuesday, May 31, Dr. Wieland Brendel: Why can’t a computer do my homework yet? Tuesday, June 21, Prof. Dr. Christiane Zarfl: Why do rivers have to flow wildly? Tuesday, June… Read More

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International Women’s Day on March 8

International Women’s Day is a day of action that draws attention to women’s rights and gender equality worldwide. On the one hand, the day celebrates the achievements of the women’s rights movement and, on the other hand, creates awareness for continuing discrimination and inequalities. For this year’s International Women’s Day, the city of Tübingen and the “Aktionsbündnis Gleichstellung Tübingen” invite you to various events: From Thursday, March 3 to Wednesday, March 9, two film festivals will take place at the German-American Institute d.a.i as well as Kino Museum and Kino Arsenal. Tickets cost between 6 and 10 euros. On Tuesday,… Read More

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Women’s Film Days in Tübingen

The Tübingen/Reutlingen city group of the TERRE DES FEMMES e.V. association is organizing a film festival from Thursday, March 3 to Sunday, March 6 with internationally awarded feature films and documentaries about strong women. The leading actresses are, for example, Afghan women’s rights activists, a female mountaineer in Iran or Kurdish fighters against the IS. The nine films will be shown at the Kino Museum and the German-American Institute d.a.i in original language with German or English subtitles. Admission costs between 6 and 9.50 euros. More information: tun22022202 Das Deutsch-Amerikanische Institut (d.a.i.) in Tübingen. Foto: tünews INTERNATIONAL / Mostafa… Read More

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Vacation program during the carnival vacations in Tübingen

During the carnival vacations from February 28 to March 4, the Pixelwerkstatt and the German-American Institute (d.a.i) offer a vacation program for children and teenagers. The d.a.i offers English courses from 5th grade up to Abitur preparation or exam preparation for Realschule level. For holders of the KreisBonusCard Junior, the courses cost 5 euros each. The Pixelwerkstatt offers courses on animated films, robots, textile plotting or photo editing. For holders of the KreisBonusCard Junior, the courses cost between 1 and 2 euros. For more information on the courses and to register, visit: tun22022401 Platanenallee in Tübingen. Foto: tünews INTERNATIONAL/Mostafa… Read More

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Series of Events Jewish Life in the Arab-Islamic World

From Saturday, February 26th to Monday, February 28th, there will be various events in Tübingen on the topic of Jewish life in the Arab-Islamic world. On all dates, admission is free; the organizers ask for donations. On Saturday at 8:30 p.m., a discussion and concert on Jewish-Muslim coexistence in North Africa and the Middle East will take place at Café Haag in Tübingen. On Sunday at 19:30 and Monday at 18:30 there will be two Arabic film screenings of a feature film and a documentary film at the Arsenal cinema in Tübingen with German or English subtitles. The feature film… Read More

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Presentations and workshops about the topic Islam at TübIs

TübIs”, short for “Tübinger Islamgespräche” (Tübingen Islam talks), is an association that campaigns for a differentiated picture of Islam in the public. TübIs’ objective is to strengthen “the democratic life together in diversity”. For this, the association is organizing conference days with presentations, workshops and a panel discussion, which will start on Monday, November 8th, and go until Sunday, November 21st. Topics include religious education at schools, antisemitism under Muslims or Islam and democracy. The separate events will take place at different locations, which can be found on the website All events are public and participation is free of… Read More

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Arabic Film Festival / Children and Family Day in Tübingen

For the 17th time, the Arabic Film Festival will take place in Tübingen and Stuttgart. From October 7th to 16th, there will be numerous film screenings, concerts and workshops by artists from the Arabic world. There will be free activities for children in Tübingen: On Sunday, October 10, the children and family day of the Arabic Film Festival will take place from 12 pm to 5 pm in the Arsenal cinema. Children, teenagers and families can watch Arabic movies for free, discover calligraphy or participate in music and dace workshops. More information can be found on the festival’s website under… Read More

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Intercultural Weeks from 23 September to 3 October

Under the motto “#offengeht” (“#openworks”), the Intercultural Week starts nationwide on Thursday with a wide range of events. In the district of Tübingen, 30 events offer examples of peaceful coexistence and good social interaction: the lectures, readings, exhibitions, cooking meetings, cultural offerings, church services and workshops deal with topics such as prejudice, discrimination and racism. “The intercultural week creates a platform for contacts and encounters. It stands for a culture of togetherness in diversity, for creativity, solidarity and mutual respect …”, says Luzia Köberlein, Integration Officer of the City of Tübingen. In Rottenburg, the exhibition and reading “Volunteer Stories from… Read More

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The exhibition shows: Understanding succeeds even without words

“Many languages—one world” is the title of an exhibition in Dußlingen. It will open on Monday, July 26th, at 6 p.m. in the town hall. It shows that the diversity of the world can also be found in Dußlingen. Citizens who speak more than one language answered questions for photos using only their facial expressions and body language. With her portraits, the Tübingen-based photographer Natalia Zumaràn wants to show “that human feelings are universal and can also be understood without words”, as the press release says. After the opening you can talk to the photographer and some of the people… Read More

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Summer holiday programme of the City of Tübingen

Registration for the summer holiday programme of the city of Tübingen is possible online from now on until July 5th 2021. The programme is directed at children and adolescents aged six to 15. Every day during the summer holiday, exciting classes will take place – from city rallies and film workshops to adventure days with horses, there is something for everyone. Some courses are separated by boys and girls, others are mixed. Those who have submitted the online registration form will only receive a confirmation of receipt of their registration request – but the places will only be drawn and… Read More

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