Tübinger Täterbuch

Tübingen was a Nazi stronghold. In comparison with other small towns in the region, Tübingen boasted an unusually high number of Nazi perpetrators with biographical ties to this Swabian university town on the Neckar. Many of them studied in Tübingen, were politicized in its nationalist and völkisch academic environment, and later became perpetrators borne out of... read more

Remembering Tübingen's Jews

Since its beginnings in the 1980s, the Geschichtswerkstatt has been intensively concerned with Tübingen's Jewish history. A 1988 exhibition at the Volkshochschule (adult education center) was followed by the publication of “Zerstörte Hoffnungen. Wege der Tübinger Juden” (Destroyed Hopes. Paths of Tübingen Jews) in 1995.

This book illuminates the role... read more

Oral History Project: Dealing with the Aftermath of National Socialism

Interviews with Eyewitnesses on Dealing with National Socialism
Since 2011, the work group Zeitzeugenprojekt (eye witness project) has been conducting interviews with former and current Tübingen citizens who lived in Tübingen in the post-war years between 1945 and the 1980s. The project's... read more

History Path to National Socialism

The Geschichtspfad zum Nationalsozialismus (History Path to National Socialism) in Tübingen's inner city will take participants to 16 authentic places of National Socialism. A main focus is the exclusion and prosecution of former Jewish citizens. The Geschichtspfad will consist of 16 stations. Each station—steles made out of steel—provides information... read more