Study at FAU Erlangen-Nuremberg

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Founded in 1743, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU) is now one of the largest research universities in Germany.

Here you can find the most important FAU facts in one brochure.




Erlangen-Nuremberg region – A home for creative minds, keen athletes and nature lovers

Find out more about FAU’s two main sites, the cities of Erlangen and Nuremberg: link.

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The southern campus in Erlangen is home to a number of institutes of the Faculty of Sciences and Faculty of Engineering, libraries, lecture halls, a large student restaurant and the Computer Centre (RRZE).

The Faculty of Engineering was founded in 1966, making FAU the first traditional university in Germany to offer degree programmes in engineering. Since then, the Faculty of Engineering has earned itself an outstanding reputation, both at home and abroad.

Faculty of Engineering