Going abroad

Everything you need to know about studying and placements abroad

Are you enrolled at FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg and thinking about spending some time abroad as part of your degree programme? Do you want to broaden your horizons as international experience is essential for virtually any modern job?

Then you may have questions, such as: Which different ways of going abroad are there? What would be better for me – studying abroad or doing an internship or placement? Where will I get the necessary funding? We’ve got the answers! The following pages are meant to give you a comprehensive overview of the different ways of organising a stay abroad which are available to you as a student at FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg.

Gaining experience abroad with student groups and initiatives: Organisations such as AIESEC and IAESTE can help you find voluntary schemes or internships abroad. Groups such as FAUMUN take part in international competitions and events. An overview of all initiatives and student groups is available on the Students’ Representatives’ website.

Would you like to get an impression of the exchange opportunities at FAU and witness FAU students’ experiences abroad first hand? Visit our instagram account @uni_fau_internationalaffairs. In regular takeovers, FAU students give insights into their study life from around the world.