University of Tübingen

University of Tübingen

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Location: Tübingen - Baden-Württemberg
Geschwister-Scholl-Platz, 72074 Tübingen


The University of Tübingen is a research university of international standing. As a full university, it is characterised by its diversity of subjects and the resulting opportunities for interdisciplinary cooperation in research and teaching. While maintaining its diversity of subjects, the university nevertheless positions itself clearly by setting priorities in those areas in which excellent achievements in research and teaching are achieved and where sustainable development opportunities arise.

Health - Aug 18
The heart pumps blood through the vascular system, supplying cells with oxygen and energy Smooth muscle cells in the vessels finely regulate the blood flow. If they cannot perform their task, malformations and dilations of the vascular system may occur, according to a research team led by Professor Alfred Nordheim from the Interfaculty Institute of Cell Biology at the University of Tübingen, together with scientists from Tübingen, Münster and Uppsala, Sweden.
Environment - Aug 9

An international research team around Hervé Bocherens of the Senckenberg Centre for Human Evolution and Palaeoenvironment at the University of Tübingen and his PhD candidate Sophie G. Habinger has reconstructed the habitat of the ancestors of

Astronomy - Jul 6

Archaeologically excavated stone tools - some as much as 2.6 million years old - have been hailed as evidence for an early cultural heritage in human evolution.

Social Sciences - Jun 20

Surveys of participants in the -Native Schools- project show that knowledge communication may be a key to overcoming social injustice, inequality and exclusion. In particular, direct interactions between researchers and disadvantaged groups have the potential to increase knowledge about and enthusiasm for research in all parts of society.

Life Sciences - Jun 9
Life Sciences

The Wallacean islands of present-day Eastern Indonesia have a long history of occupation by modern humans.

Life Sciences - May 31
Life Sciences

Many disease-causing bacteria are able to inhibit the defense mechanisms in plants and thus escape dissolution by the plant cell, a process known as xenophagy.

Paleontology - May 19

Based on the many fossil finds of false gharial relatives from North Africa and Europe, palaeontologists believe that this crocodile species originated more than 50 million years ago in the western Tethys, a precursor to today's Mediterranean Sea.

History - May 17

German and Egyptian researchers have uncovered a series of colourful ceiling paintings in the temple of Esna in Upper Egypt. As Professor Christian Leitz of the University of Tübingen reported, the relief-like images of the central ceiling section are a total of 46 depictions of the Upper Egyptian crown goddess Nechbet and the Lower Egyptian crown goddess Wadjet. Both goddesses are depicted as vultures with outstretched wings. While Nechbet wears a vulture's head and the Upper Egyptian crown, Wadjet is recognisable by the Lower Egyptian crown, which sits on the head of a cobra.

Environment - Jul 13

An international team of researchers reports that at least 20 species of carnivorous mammals lived 11.5 million years ago in what is now the Hammerschmiede fossil site in southern Germany.

Earth Sciences - Jun 24
Earth Sciences

Global warming and a progressively drier climate in many parts of the world are causing more dust storms.

Life Sciences - Jun 20

Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and other neurodegenerative diseases are associated with inflammatory processes in the brain. German researchers have succeeded in identifying a group of proteins in the liquor that could provide information about such inflammatory processes.

Paleontology - Jun 7

Geckos lived in Europe as early as 47 million years ago, say palaeontologists who have examined a nearly complete fossil gecko skull from central Germany.

History - May 30

A team of German and Kurdish archaeologists have uncovered a 3400-year-old Mittani Empire-era city once located on the Tigris River.

Paleontology - May 18

Mouse deer are among the smallest ruminants in the world. Today, they live in the tropics of Africa and Asia and are barely larger than hares.

History - May 17

In the Temple of Khnum at Esna, Upper Egypt, German and Egyptian researchers have uncovered a series of vibrantly-colored ceiling frescoes.

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Pedagogy - 18.08
Tenure Track-Professur für Learning and Instruction (m/w/d) Eberhard-Karls-Universität Tübingen
Administration - 17.08
Koordinator/in (m/w/d, E 13 TV-L, 100%) Eberhard-Karls-Universität Tübingen
Life Sciences - 15.08
Kultivateur/in (m/w/d, E 3 TV-L, 38%) Eberhard-Karls-Universität Tübingen
Astronomy/Space Science - 11.08
Postdoctoral Position in the field of Planet Formation (m/f/d, 50% TV-L E13) Eberhard-Karls-Universität Tübingen
Administration - 11.08
Verwaltungsangestellte/r (m/w/d, 100%, E 9a TV-L) Eberhard-Karls-Universität Tübingen
Computer Science - 10.08
Informatiker/in (m/w/d) - 100%, TV-L E 13, befristet Eberhard-Karls-Universität Tübingen

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