Benefit from the network

FAU alumni benefits

Joining our free alumni network allows you to not only benefit from a lifelong friendship with your university, but also participate free of charge in various events and make use of our unique range of benefits which is constantly being extended. We currently offer the following:

  • FAU Community: Network online with other members, start your own group, plan events, update your own member profile and subscribe to the Alumni newsletter with just one click. To the FAU Community portal
  • Alumni-Newsletter: The newsletter, which is published every two months, ensures that FAU networkers are kept up to date and know about recent developments and events at FAU.
  • FAU’s alexander magazine: Registered members receive our University magazine by post. It is published three times a year and informs you about current research, university politics, studies and teaching, upcoming events and, of course, lets you know what other alumni are up to.
  • Dies academicus: We reserve 50 places for alumni at the annual birthday celebrations of FAU on 4 November. If you are interested, please send an e-mail by 10 October to with the subject ‘Dies’. Applications will be dealt with in the order they are received. Further information on Dies academicus
  • Campus for professional development: Network members enjoy discounts of up to 10%, depending on the professional development course chosen. What is offered: Seminars and training programmes and degree programmes for working professionals (in German).
  • Lifelong FAU e-mail address: All alumni network members who currently have an FAU e-mail address can continue using it after leaving FAU to redirect any e-mail to their private e-mail addresses. You can activate the redirection function in the idm portal.
  • FAU shop: Would you like to buy souvenirs with the FAU design? As a member in the FAU network, you enjoy a 5% discount off your purchases. In order to receive your personal discount code, please send an e-mail to with the subject ‘FAU shop’. What’s on offer: