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Welcome to FAU

FAU would like to welcome all new students to the University and wishes everyone a great start to the winter semester 2015/16.

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Appointment required to enrol in person from 7 September

Book an appointment to enrol in person!

Beatriz, 23, from Spain and Alberto, 24, from Brasil in Nuremberg. (Bild: FAU/David Hartfiel)

Welcome to the Heart of Europe

Discover what FAU can do for you


FAU – For App Users

Get the new FAU app for your smartphone now!

FAU’s outstanding performance confirmed in THE World Ranking

The Times Higher Education (THE) World University Ranking 2015–2016 places FAU at number 123 in its list of 800 research-intensive world universities. In the comparison of 37 German universities FAU comes in at number 12, ten places higher than last year.

FAU collaborates with Feng Chia University in Taiwan

In mid-September, FAU President Joachim Hornegger and Bing-Jean Lee, President of Feng Chia University (FCU) in Taiwan, signed an agreement that aims to strengthen collaboration between the two universities in the field of innovative development and manufacturing of electronics.

Semester ticket

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Paths of light

Wege des Lichts

Innovative Materials

Vom Molekül zum Material - Innovative Materialien

Cultures and Disasters II

Disasters, vulnerability and the significance of cultural understanding: four myths, weddings and funerals...