Prof. Dr. Ulrike von Luxburg

Ulrike von Luxburg

University of Tübingen
Department of Computer Science
Sand 14
72076 Tübingen

Room: B214
Phone: +49 (0)7071 29-75945
E-mail: luxburg(at)

I am a professor for computer science, with research focus in machine learning theory and computational statistics. I am also a fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems. For family reasons, I currently work part-time.

NEW (Jan 2019): In the context of the Cyber Valley Discussion in Tübingen, we are planing a university seminar in the summer term, with the working title "KI, Wissenschaft, Gesellschaft und Verantwortung: Ein interaktives Seminar zur Meinungsbildung" Details to come ...

NEW (Sept 2018) : Our cluster "Machine learning: New Perspectives for Science" has been granted! This means a huge investment in machine learning research in Tuebingen for the next 7 years, including new professors and many new independent research groups.

Research. My current focus is on theoretical questions about unsupervised machine learning, in particular the statistical analysis of algorithms on random graphs and ordinal data analysis.   Publications     Our research seminar

Teaching. For all questions concerning teaching please visit our teaching page (also includes consultation hour times, topics for Bachelor / Master theses, comments about taking exams).

Things I currently do: Things I did in the past.

Code and data sets (in particular, our peer grading data) ... here.

Job applications (interns, PhD students, Postdocs) see here.

Some of my funding comes from: