Advice and services

Individual advice for students

Whether before, during or even after your studies, the advice centres and services at FAU are here to support you. We can advise you and provide helpful services even after you have graduated. All you need to do is get in touch. We will be pleased to help you.












    Advice and services for students - Who can help me?

    Please contact your Student Service Centre:

    Student Service Centres at the Faculties

    Please contact your Student Service Centre.

    Student Service Centres at the Faculties

    Please contact the Student Advice and Career Service (IBZ).

    Student Advice and Career Service (IBZ)

    Please contact the Career Service.

    Career Service

    Student Life

    The student associations (Fachschaften) can help you with general inquiries.

    Student associations at FAU

    For international students: International Affairs (S-International) can help you with any questions about student life in Germany.

    International Affairs (S-International)

    Please contact the Training Assistance Office (Amt für Ausbildungsförderung).

    Training Assistance Office (Amt für Ausbildungsförderung)

    Please contact International Affairs (S-International) if you have any questions or require support on topics such as financing your studies, health insurance and residency.

    International Affairs (S-International)

    Information for international students about living in Germany is available at Student Services (Studentenwerk).

    Student Services (Studentenwerk) for living in Erlangen

    Student Services (Studentenwerk) for living in Nürnberg

    Please contact the Student Advice and Career Service (IBZ) if you have questions about German language courses.

    Student Advice and Career Service (IBZ)

    Please contact the Language Centre.

    Language Centre at FAU

    Please contact the Student Advice and Career Service (IBZ).

    Student Advice and Career Service (IBZ)

    Please contact the FAU Family Service if you have any questions about balancing study with family commitments or caring for relatives.

    FAU Family Service

    Please contact the Student Advice and Career Service (IBZ) if you have questions about balancing study with work.

    Student Advice and Career Service (IBZ)

    If you have any legal issues or difficulties (for example topics related to higher education law, labour law, consumer rights, tenants’ rights), please contact the legal advice team at Student Services (Studentenwerk).

    Legal advice team at Student Services (Studentenwerk)

    Please contact the psychological counselling service at Student Services (Studentenwerk) if you require psychological or social assistance, for example if you are experiencing difficulties with your studies or examinations or social anxiety.

    Psychological counselling service at Student Services (Studentenwerk)

    There are several places you can contact if you are experiencing discrimination or sexual harassment.

    Office of Equality and Diversity (overview)

    Please contact the Student Advice and Career Service (IBZ).

    Student Advice and Career Service (IBZ).

    Please contact your Student Service Centre.

    Student Service Centres at the Faculties

    Please contact the Student Advice and Career Service (IBZ) or the Student Service Centres at the Faculties.

    Student Advice and Career Service (IBZ)

    Student Service Centres at the Faculties

    Please contact your Student Service Centre.

    Student Service Centres at the Faculties

    Please contact the Student Advice and Career Service (IBZ) and the Admissions Office (Zulassungsstelle) for questions on any other topics.

    Student Advice and Career Service (IBZ)

    Admissions Office (Zulassungsstelle)


    Please contact the Training Assistance Office (Amt für Ausbildungsförderung) via Student Services (Studentenwerk).

    Training Assistance Office (Amt für Ausbildungsförderung)

    Please note: You will receive an automatic notification as soon as your application for admission (with conditions if applicable) has been accepted or rejected.

    Please contact the Admissions Office (Zulassungsstelle) or the Student Records Office (Studierendenverwaltung) for any questions about other topics.

    Admissions Office (Zulassungsstelle)

    Student Records Office (Studierendenverwaltung)

    Please note: If you have any questions about applications, admission and enrolment, please contact the relevant offices responsible.

    Please contact International Affairs (S-International) if you have any questions or require support about topics such as financing your studies, health insurance and residency.

    International Affairs (S-International)

    Information on accommodation for international applicants for degree programmes taught in English:

    Accommodation

    Please contact the Student Advice and Career Service (IBZ) if you have questions about German language courses.

    Language courses

    Please note: You will receive an automatic notification as soon as your application for enrolment is being processed.

    Please contact the Student Records Office (Studierendenverwaltung) for any questions about other topics.

    Student Records Office (Studierendenverwaltung)

    Please contact the FAU Family Service if you have any questions about balancing study with family commitments or caring for relatives.

    FAU Family Service

    Please contact the Student Advice and Career Service (IBZ) if you have questions about balancing study with work.

    Student Advice and Career Service (IBZ)

    Please contact the Student Advice and Career Service (IBZ).

    Student Advice and Career Service (IBZ)

    Advice and support services for students

    Further services

    Many advice centres and services are available to support you while you are studying at FAU.

    A–Z advice centres and services

    After graduation

    So you’ve graduated. What’s next? The FAU Career Service has many years of experience and excellent contacts to companies in and beyond the Nuremberg Metropolitan Region and can help you find your ideal career. Don’t forget to register to be a part of the FAU Alumni network in the FAU community, as a strong network is an important foundation for a successful career.