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Happy birthday


In celebration of its fiftieth birthday, the Faculty of Engineering at FAU has had a hot air balloon sponsored on its behalf.

New laboratory building at the Biotechnology Research Centre


In the new laboratory three FAU chairs will move into ultramodern premises with 882 square metres of research space

Stem cells as a window to the brain


FAU researchers clarify mechanism behind spastic paraplegia

Running for a good cause

Exercising and doing good – not just for oneself, but also for cancer patients. Universitätsklinikum Erlangen, the Comprehensive Cancer Center Erlangen EMN and the Association for Nutrition and Exercise for Cancer Patients have extended an invitation to join them for a special event.

Dialects challenge theories of language change

Baggers, Gwerch, Broudwoschd – Franconia dialects are very different from High German. Various dialects of German are the subject of the Bayerisch-österreichische Dialektologentagung (Conference on Bavarian-Austrian Dialectology) which will be held at the end of September.

Newsletter ‘FAU International’

For international researchers, alumni, students and interested parties

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...