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DECAM exploits the highly complementary scientific expertise and infrastructure and simultaneously facilitates the scientific collaboration and networking in the field of the development and characterization of advanced materials

The Free State of Bavaria has now dedicated 10 million euros in funding to setting up a new Human Rights Research Center at FAU. It will be based in Nuremberg. This investment is intended to drive research forward in Nuremberg, the city of human rights, and to further increase international awareness of this area of research.

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With more than 260 degree programs, FAU offers an inspiring learning environment, student community and numerous opportunities to discover your passion. A lively metropolitan region with plenty of places to go out and get to know other students and breathtaking natural surroundings for outdoor activities awaits you. Choose your future. FAU is the right choice for your academic career.

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FAU is a full-spectrum university with a long tradition of research. Over 250 degree programs and long-standing partnerships with international research institutions such as Max Planck, Fraunhofer and Helmholtz give staff and students the opportunity to look beyond the boundaries of their own subjects, network with others and consider questions from different perspectives. FAU encourages its members to think in every direction. This diversity makes FAU one of Germany’s leading research universities.

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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. FAU is always looking for talent in all areas, who are prepared to dedicate themselves to their work at FAU with passion, creativity and commitment. Our job vacancies might have just what you’re looking for.

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