Studying at FAU

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Welcome to the Heart of Europe

At the heart of Europe lies the metropolitan region of Nuremberg – home to one of Germany‘s oldest and most distinguished universities: Friedrich-Alexander-University. We offer 40,000 students from around the world the ideal innovation-driven environment to kick-start their careers in Engineering, Business, Natural Sciences, Medicine, Law, and the Humanities.

Application and enrolment

You can still apply for degree programmes with admission restrictions starting in the winter semester 2017/18 via FAU’s online portal campo until 15 July. You can also apply for Master’s degree programmes online via FAU’s online portal campo. Please be aware that the Master’s degree programmes have different application deadlines.

For international applicants with international qualifications the application deadline for all undergraduate degree programmes (Bachelor’s degree, State Examination) as well as for the German language course and the preparatory college (Studienkolleg) for the Free State of Bavaria is also 15 July 2017.

More information on application and enrolment at FAU is available at

What FAU can do for you

Take advantage of our strong partnerships with top global companies and research organisations including Siemens, Audi, Adidas, the Max Planck Society, the Fraunhofer Society, and the Helmholtz Association of German Research Centres.

At FAU, you will not amass huge student debts: under Germany‘s education system no tuition fees are charged in most courses. You don‘t have to pay to receive an excellent education!

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