FAU is one of the largest employers in the Nuremberg Metropolitan Region. Spread over the three cities of Erlangen, Nuremberg and Fürth, our University is the perfect location for research, studying and working, with more than 14,000 members of staff.
University of Erlangen–Nuremberg (German: Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, FAU) is a public research university in the cities of Erlangen and Nuremberg in Bavaria, Germany. The name Friedrich–Alexander comes from the university's first founder Friedrich, Margrave of Brandenburg-Bayreuth, and its benefactor Alexander ...
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Founded in 1743, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU) is now one of the largest research universities in Germany with 38,299 students. The five faculties cover the entire spectrum of modern academic disciplines – from humanities, social sciences and theology to medicine, law, economics, sciences and engineering.
Founded in 1743, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg is one of the largest universities in Germany with five faculties and around 600 professorships. Over 210 million euros of third-party funding (2019), more than 70 million euros of which comes from industry demonstrates the University’s strength in research.
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FAU has developed programmes tailored to individual situations, enabling access to academic education. In addition to the regular degree programmes, FAU offers courses for gifted school pupils (Frühstudium) and for senior citizens (Seniorenstudium) – popular study options which have become an integral part of teaching at almost every university.