Naturwissenschaftliche Fakultät at the Uni Erl.-Nürnb./Erlangen
- Universitätsstraße 40
- 91054 Erlangen
- Phone: +49 9131 85-22747
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Special features regarding teachingExtensive support in small groups with double supervision; very good student-teacher ratio (approx. 22 students/Professor); innovative internships (project groups, modern electronics internship); Electronic Service Centre (students have access to the equipment of the electronics internship and can independently design circuits, create and assemble the circuit boards); new high-quality equipped CIP pool; broad selection of focal points in the Master's degree; research programme unique in Germany; specialised English courses for physicists.
Exchange universities for stay abroadsUniversity of York, UK; Imperial College London, UK; Universite Lille 1, Sciences et Technologies, Frankreich; Universtät Grenoble, Frankreich; Universität Parma, Italien; Universität Krakau, Polen; Universität Lund, Schweden; Universität Santander, Spanien; Karlsuniversität Prag; Universität Belgrad, Serbien
Special features regarding the equipmentModern, well-equipped electronics lab; computer centre with high performance computing; modern multimedia equipment in the lecture halls and seminar rooms; participation in well-equipped centres such as OICE (Optical Imaging Centre Erlangen) and CENEM (Centre for Nanoanalysis and Electron Microscopy). Own physics sub-library in the building (with online access to subject-relevant literature); new ECAP research building, move-in 2021.
Special features regarding research activitiesBroad range of key areas of research: Astro- and Astro Particle Physics, Optics and Quantum Optics, Quantum Gravitation, Biophysics, Physics in Medicine; close cooperation with local research institutes and facilities: Collaborative Research Centres (Quantum Cooperativity of Light and Matter), Research Units and Research Training Groups; Max Planck Institute for the Physics of Light, Fraunhofer Institutes, Biotronics, Siemens and other companies.
Support for foundersAccess to FAU services (Start-up Office), including FAU Sandbox (to support student start-ups).
Further information on research activitieswww.physik.fau.de
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Last update 2021: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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