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Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg



  • Standort Erlangen
  • Schloßplatz 4
  • 91054 Erlangen
  • Phone: +49 9131 85-23976
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Basic information
Kind of Institution and funding body University, public
Year of foundation 1743
Total number of Students 38912
Students at this campus 29491
Tuition fees There are no study fees.
Semester contribution 113,00 € *
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Central services
Opening times central course guidance
Mon, Tue, Wed 08:00-16:00, Thu 08:00-18:00; Fri 08:00-14:00. Appointments are also possible by arrangement.
Special features regarding the library
The university library has a stock of 5.9 million books, 48,000 electronic magazines and journals, 439,000 e-books and databases. The comprehensive electronic collection from renowned publishers such as Springer Nature or C.H. Beck is available by remote access for members of the University. The university library is open daily until midnight. It has a book courier service, German and international interlibrary lending and a comprehensive, prize-winning training programme and operates the electronic copy delivery service FAUdok and publisher FAU University Press. more information
Foreign language courses
There is a foreign language centre. Arabic, Catalan, Chinese, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German as a Foreign Language, German Sign Language, Hebrew, Hungarian, Icelandic, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Modern Greek, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Swahili, Swedish, Turkish, Ukrainian. more information
Special features regarding university sports
The university offers its own sports programme. Some courses are free of charge, some subject to fees. The programme is open to: Technische Hochschule Nürnberg (TH Nürnberg), neighbouring universities, others as guest students. Students attending the institution can participate in sports programmes of other Bavarian higher education institutions. The FAU has its own water sports centre on the large Lake Brombach in Pleinfeld offering a wide range of sailing courses (Uni Jolle, Kat) and other water sports in the summer. The FAU is a Partner University of Leading Athletics of the Deutsche Hockey-Sportverband (German Hockey Association – DHSV). The programme is designed for popular sports. The range of activities is extremely diverse, with over 60 different types of sports/disciplines. more information
Areas of study offered
Medicine, Health Science
12,1 %
Mathematics, Natural Sciences
18,0 %
Law, Economic and Social Sciences
18,3 %
Language, Civilisation Studies
11,8 %
Engineering Science
36,5 %
Other studies
3,3 %
Types of degrees
Bachelor's
43,8 %
Master's
25,2 %
Pre-Bologna degrees
22,5 %
Other types of degrees
8,5 %
Last update 2017: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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Studienorientierung
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