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There are lots of new things waiting for you as a first-year student at FAU. You can find useful tips and information about the most important contact points here.

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In 1969, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin landed on the moon. They were the first men to set foot on the moon, 384,400 kilometres away from Earth. The joint exhibition between the Museum of Communication, Nuremberg, and FAU 'Spaceship Living Room. The moon landing as a media event’ runs until 22 September, and is well worth a visit.

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Welcome to FAU! You’re ready to dive into student life. We asked the experts to share their top tips for making a successful start.

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Deep learning involves machines learning using neural networks. However, they have to learn from scratch each time they are used in a different area. Researchers at FAU have now found a way of accelerating these learning processes by implementing prior knowledge in the networks without the need for time-consuming learning processes.

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We still do not know exactly what causes chronic inflammatory joint diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis. A team at Universitätsklinikum Erlangen and FAU led by Prof. Gerhard Krönke has now chosen a new approach to gain a better understanding of the underlying mechanisms.

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FAU welcomes another Humboldt award winner to its midst: Biochemist Prof. Dr. Maxim Berezovski from the University of Ottawa has received the Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel Research Award from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation and is using the award to continue his research on so-called ‘synthetic antibodies’ at FAU.