Getting in touch

Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg is made up of hundreds of departments and institutes with several thousand members of staff. You can find their contact details on the websites of the individual departments and institutes or via the central telephone number (see General enquiries).

There is a general overview of the structure of FAU on the main FAU website.

Below is a list of useful contacts which can help you with certain frequently asked questions.

Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg

  • Address:
    Schlossplatz 4
    91054 Erlangen
  • Phone number: +49 9131 85-0
  • Fax number: +49 9131 85-22131


Student Advice and Career Service (IBZ)

  • Address:
    Halbmondstraße 6-8
    91054 Erlangen
  • Phone number: +49 9131 85-24444 or -23333
  • Website:

Welcome Centre

FAU Press Office


Kontaktstelle WTT

  • Address:
    Henkestraße 91, Medical Valley Center
    91052 Erlangen
  • Phone number: +49 9131 85-25871
  • Email:


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Legal information about the website is available in the legal notice.