Public Relations Department

The University of Tübingen Public Relations Department is your first stop for all matters regarding the University’s external and internal communication. We are responsible for media relations including press releases, research reporting and public relations, marketing, University conference materials and the Uni shop, corporate design and corporate publishing, alumni events, event management and fundraising. We welcome enquiries from journalists, employees and students, alumni, from patrons of the University and from the public in general.




Public Relations Department

Alte Botanik

Wilhelmstrasse 5

72074 Tübingen




Senior Staff

FunctionContact PersonPhone
DirectorDr. Karl Guido Rijkhoek

+49 7071  29 -76788


Mobile: +49 1520 1517079


Deputy Director


 Antje Karbe

+49 7071 29-76789


Mobile: +49 173 5482335


FunctionContact PersonPhone

Office, issue of conference

folders, University of Tübingen

USB sticks, maps and

information brochures

(order via E-mail)

Eva Crosson+49 7071 29-77851

Media, Information and Research Reporting

FunctionContact PersonPhone

Media relations,

press releases,

mediation of academic spokespeople,

editor of attempto!

Antje Karbe

+49 7071 29-76789


Mobile: +49 173 5482335

Research reporting,

web editing for research,

editing of the Annual Report

Janna Eberhardt+49 7071 29-77853

Web Editing and Internal Communication

FunctionContact PersonPhone

Web editing and internal communication, newsletter "Uni Tübingen Aktuell", Social Media

Maximilian von Platen+49 7071 29-77854

Web editing, internal communication, Newsletter "Uni Tübingen Aktuell", infoscreens DSB, Social Media

Johannes Baral 


+49 7071 29-76792

Web editing, website relaunch

Tobias Schächtelin

+49 7071 29-76729

Web editing, website relaunch 

Mareike Manzke

+49 7071 29-77846

Event Management and Alumni

FunctionContact PersonPhone

Coordination of University of Tübingen central administration events, alumni events,

Services for Alumni

Simona Steeger


+49 7071 29-77825
Event organisationHeike Kohler+49 7071 29-77828


FunctionContact PersonPhone

Marketing, merchandising (Uni shop), corporate design, corporate publishing

Volker Kurz+49 7071 29-76933

Contact person at the Uni shop

Shop hours:

Monday to Friday 10.30am – 3pm

Petra Polenz +49 7071 29-77499

Corporate Design, Corporate Publishing

FunctionContact PersonPhone

Central publications of the University, corporate design support         

Elke Neudert

(Mon, Tues, Wed)

+49 7071 29-75207

Central publications of the University, corporate design support

Gabriele von Briel

(Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri)

+49 7071 29-75207


FunctionContact PersonPhone

German-English translations of current research reporting by the Public Relations Department, Central Administration websites, and information materials


Amanda Crain+49 7071 29-76795


FunctionContact PersonPhone

Photography, photo archive                                                              

Friedhelm Albrecht+49 7071 29-77747


FunctionContact PersonPhone                  

Assistance with media relations, editing, marketing, alumni and other events         

Susanne Zahn+49 7071 29-76724