Main branch of Tübingen Public Library closes for renovation work

From Thursday, May 26, to Monday, June 20, the main branch will be closed for renovation work. It will not be possible to return media. The loan period for media borrowed now will be extended to September/October. As an alternative, the branch in Derendingen will be open from Tuesday, May 31, to Saturday, June 18, (Tuesday to Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.). From Tuesday, June 21, the main branch will be open again, restricted by further construction work. Temporary access to the library is via Hintere Grabenstraße and is not barrier-free.… Read More

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Café Sozial offers space for encounters

Refugees of all nations and Tübingen residents can meet at the Café sozial. The café is located on the first floor of the social services department of the Tübingen city administration at Derendinger Straße 50, where the “International Encounter Café” is held every Monday from 3:30 to 5:30 pm. Guests can make new contacts over coffee, tea and pastries, the city said in a press release. There are also offers of information and assistance, as well as a games corner for children. Every Tuesday from 5:30 to 7 p.m., the “Lern-Café” opens with tutoring by volunteers in learning German. The… Read More

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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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Free digital German courses at the VHS

The adult education centers in the state offer free digital German courses with the vhs learning portal. They have also been available in Ukrainian since April. The courses can be used alongside official language and integration courses as well as independently of them. The learning platform is also a way to bridge the time until a language course begins. Beginners and advanced learners can also acquire German for the workplace at different levels. There are also offers to learn writing, reading and arithmetic and to prepare for a school-leaving qualification. The only requirement is to register with an e-mail address… Read More

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Learning Café gets going

The Lern-Café-Tübingen starts from April 26th every Tuesday from 17:30 to 19 o’clock in the Café Sozial (Tübingen, Derendinger Straße 50). The Lern-Café Tübingen is a project of the association Menschlichkeit Ulm e.V. At the Lern-Café, people of all nationalities who are in a language course, in vocational school or on their way to university receive tutoring that is individually tailored to their language level. For more information about the Lern-Café go to: Registration for students: Registration for helpers: tun22041901 Der Fachbereich Soziales der Stadt Tübingen ist ab Oktober 2021 in der Derendinger Straße 50, 72072 Tübingen… Read More

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Climate Day in Tübingen

On Saturday, April 30, the Climate Day will take place at the Ratshausplatz in Tübingen. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., there will be information about climate protection, energy transition and sustainability in the foyer. There you can learn interesting facts about different areas of life such as heat, electricity, consumption and mobility. In addition, you can get free advice on saving energy in the home and on the numerous municipal funding programs. There is also the opportunity to have various small electrical appliances repaired free of charge. The Foodsharing initiative will also be presenting itself, which collects products that… Read More

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Nighttime testing stations in Tübingen

Following the decision to reopen clubs and bars in Baden-Württemberg, demand for nighttime rapid testing will increase. The 2G+ rule applies, with no exceptions: Only vaccinated or recovered persons with an additional current negative Corona rapid test have access. Therefore, a testing station at the Pharmaphant pharmacy on Europaplatz opens on Fridays and Saturdays from 8 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. The test station at Kelternplatz is open until 2 a.m. Thursday through Saturday. The proof is valid for 24 hours. Since the operators of the clubs and bars expect a large crowd, they recommend taking the rapid tests already during… 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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The district of Tübingen prepares for refugees from Ukraine

About 19,000 refugees from Ukraine are registered in Germany so far, according to the Federal Ministry of the Interior (as of March 5th). However, there are probably already many more. This is because Ukrainian citizens can enter the European Union without a visa and move freely in the EU member states. The district, cities and municipalities in the district of Tübingen expect that refugees from Ukraine will increasingly arrive in Baden-Württemberg as well. As a precaution, the district, cities and municipalities are, therefore, calling in a press release to report vacant living space that the district can rent for the… 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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