Tübingen University Faculty of Modern Languages

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Brechtbau in April 2005

The Faculty of Modern Languages (German: Neuphilologische Fakultät) is one of fourteen faculties at the University of Tübingen. It is the largest faculty of the university with about 8,000 students. It is located in the Neuphilologikum in the Wilhelmstraße area of the town. Most staff and students refer to both faculty and building by the building's unofficial name, Brechtbau, named after the German author and playwright Bertolt Brecht.

The building has its own lecture theatres for use by the faculty's departments as well as being equipped with a significant library containing over 300,000 volumes. Computer pools and wireless internet access allow students to conduct research online.


The Faculty of Modern Languages consists of the following schools and departments:[1]

Further reading[edit]

  • Manfred Muckenhaupt: “Nicht nur über Medien reden. Zur Konzeption des Aufbaustudiengangs ‘Medienwissenschaft - Medienpraxis’ an der Neuphilologischen Fakultät der Universität Tübingen”. In: Wissenschaft und Berufspraxis. Ed.: Georg Jäger and Jörg Schönert. Paderborn: Schöningh, 1997. ISBN 3-506-74151-9 (p. 249–267) (German)

See also[edit]

Heidelberg University Faculty of Modern Languages


  1. ^ Neuphilologische Fakultät - Seminare Faculty of Modern Languages, University of Tübingen. Retrieved on 11 November 2008.

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Coordinates: 48°31′37″N 9°03′47″E / 48.527°N 9.063°E / 48.527; 9.063