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Friedrich-Alexander University of Erlangen-Nuremberg (FAU), University. Friedrich-Alexander in Erlangen and Nuremberg

Address: Schloßplatz 4, 91054 Erlangen, Germany

Description Friedrich-Alexander University of Erlangen-Nuremberg (FAU), University. Friedrich-Alexander in Erlangen and Nuremberg

  • Established: 1742
  • Location: Erlangen and Nuremberg, Germany
  • Students age: from 17 years old
  • Number of students: 38,494 students
  • Language of instruction: German, English
  • Type of study: state university.

University named after Friedrich-Alexander in Erlangen and Nuremberg is a pioneer of innovative research and an ideal location for ambitious researchers. In collaboration with the San Jose State University in Silicon Valley and the famous Peking University, the university founded the FAU Silicon Valley autumn schools, FAU Shenzhen Fall School. FAU has partnered with leading companies in the pioneering field of digital innovation: eMobility, Internet of Things, AI, Big Data, Digital Health, VR / AR.

Founded in 1743, the Friedrich Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg (FAU) maintains a commitment to tradition and develops a culture of intense interaction across a wide range of studies and subject disciplines. Innovation, diversity and a passion for science ensure high quality learning.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Friedrich-Alexander University of Erlangen-Nuremberg (FAU), University. Friedrich-Alexander in Erlangen and Nuremberg

Program name
Date
Age
Cost
Annual
18+
from 114 € / year

Undergraduate

  • Bachelor of Arts (BA)
  • Bachelor of Science (BSc).
Annual
21+
from 114 € / year

Master's degree

  • Master of Arts (MA)
  • Master of Science (MSc)
  • Master of Education (MEd).

Diploma programs

  • German and French law
  • LLM Law
  • Protestant theology.

Certificates

  • Islamic Religious Studies
  • Journalism: Christian Journalism
  • Additional and degree-related teaching of a foreign language.

Accommodation, housing and food

Accommodation in a premium-class hostel "Brooklyn", apartment rental is possible.

  • Rent, including bills (in the Erlangen-Nuremberg area) - 325/332 €.

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Studying at FAU is an introduction to everyday life in Germany, German and Franconian culture. The urban location allows students to visit local bars, clubs, theaters and shops.

The Technikum Residence is located in the Uferstadt district of Fürth, on the banks of the Pegnitz River. Just around the corner from Technikum, in the Pegnitzauen district, students can ride a bike along the river or enjoy a barbecue with friends.

Advantages

  • FAU offers over 260 programs to choose from, a wide range of subjects and an interdisciplinary network that are unique in Germany. State Exam and Bachelor's degree programs are designed for those who have not yet completed their advanced degrees. During their graduate studies, students can expand their specialized knowledge and develop academic skills.
  • FAU is one of the public universities: it receives government funding to maintain high standards of higher education in Germany, and the training itself is free.
  • FAU is one of the most successful universities in Germany. Four researchers have been awarded the Nobel Prize: Emil Fischer - Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1902, Eduard Buchner - Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1907, Arthur Harden - Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1929, Harald zur Hausen - Nobel Prize in Medicine 2008
  • The university annually allocates about 200 million euros for the implementation of innovative research projects, which increases the innovative potential and international recognition. The quality and diversity of individual research forms the interdisciplinary linkages that make collaborative projects possible.
  • The university rewards outstanding talent by helping young researchers to attract external funding and self-promote innovative projects, expanding academic independence.

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FAU is scattered across several cities, each of the campuses closely related to the social and economic life of the cities. Study and city life at FAU go hand in hand. Students can reach other cities by public transport in just 15 minutes - these are the advantages of close connections between cities and the university when it comes to education and research.

  • The Collegienhaus is located right at Erlangen Castle and is often used for lectures and seminars in the humanities and law. The main railway station, the university library, the university administration and the medical school are just a stone's throw from the residence.
  • The Technikum campus houses the Institute for Learning Innovation (ILI), the Institute for Advanced Materials and Processes (ZMP), and several other university institutions.
  • Lange Gasse is the premier platform for students at the School of Business, Economics and Society (WiSo). The castle and city center are within walking distance of the hotel, and the campus has its own library and cafeteria.
  • The Dr. Reymeis Observatory in Bamberg has been owned by the FAU since the 1960s. It is the most northerly of all university institutions: it conducts research in astrophysics, seminars, practical courses and lectures.

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

  • Student union fee - 52 €
  • Transport ticket - 75 €
  • Study material (depending on the subject) - 20 €
  • Health insurance, doctor, medicines - 80 €.

Entry requirements, assessment and extra fees, how to apply, what is required to enrol, conditions, entry tests and exams

A secondary education qualification obtained in a Russian school does not give the right to study at a German university. Foreign candidates must pass an assessment exam (Feststellungsprüfung) at the Studienkolleg or provide certificates confirming their studies at a university in their country.

With the exception of a small number of degree programs, German is the main language of instruction at FAU. For admission to the training program, you must prove your German language proficiency at least C2 (CEFR), exam telc Deutsch C1 Hochschule.

If you are fluent in German (level B2), you must take the DSH exam just before starting your studies.

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Recommendations on when to apply

Language courses, schools and children's language camps Primary and secondary education - private schools Preparation programmes for entering universities - higher education Higher education (after completing accredited programs A-level, IB, High School) - Bachelor, Master, MBA
- we recommend to apply 6-9 months before the start of the course (some camps and schools offer discounts for early booking or for lengthy study programs)
- there are some very popular and high demand children's camps, where the applications need to be submitted 1 year in advance (in particular Switzerland , Great Britain , USA , Canada , Austria)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the training program,
- some schools have a specific time frame (September-November - please specify an individual school)
- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program,
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively

- recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.
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