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Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg



  • Standort Nürnberg
  • Lange Gasse 20
  • 90403 Nürnberg
  • Phone: +49 911 5302-0
General remarks
This University is also featured in the U-Multirank world university rankings.

Basic information

Kind of Institution and funding body University, public
Year of foundation 1743
Total number of Students 38,287
Students at this campus 10,046
Semester contribution 127,00 € *
Tuition fees There are no study fees.

Students by area of study

Medicine, Health Science
1.0 %
Natural Sciences, Mathematics
8.2 %
Law, Economic and Social Sciences
73.1 %
Humanities, Languages
11.7 %
Engineering Science (incl. Computer Science)
3.6 %
Other studies
2.4 %

Students by type of degree pursued

Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Teacher qualification degree
Pre-Bologna degrees
Other types of degrees

Central services

Opening hours central student counselling
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Special features regarding the library
The university library has a stock of 5.4 million books, 74.0000 electronic journals and 444,000 e-books and databases. For university members, an extensive electronic inventory is available from renowned publishers such as Springer Nature, Wiley or ACS. The university library is open daily until midnight. It offers a book courier service, German and international interlibrary loan and a wide-ranging training program and operates the electronic copy delivery service FAUdok and the open access publisher FAU University Press. more information
Foreign language center and courses
There is a foreign language centre. Languages offered: English, French, German as a foreign language, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Russian, Chinese, Turkish. more information
Special features regarding university sports
The university offers its own sports programme. Students attending the institution can participate in sports programmes of other Bavarian higher education institutions. Some courses are free of charge, some subject to fees. The programme is open to students of the Technische Hochschule Nürnberg (TH Nürnberg), other higher education institutions in the region, and visiting students. The FAU has its own water sports centre on Lake Brombach in Pleinfeld offering a wide range of sailing courses (Uni Jolle, Kat) and other water sports in the summer. The range of activities is focused on popular sports, many different types of sport are offered. Sports: Badminton, basketball, bujinkan budo taijutsu, futsal, football, sword training, ski gymnastics, dance, volleyball, yoga more information
Last update 2022: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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