Other locations

From Bamberg to Pleinfeld

  • Dr. Remeis observatory

    Open day at Dr. Remeis observatory on 24 October 2010 (Image: Dr. Remeis observatory)

    Image: Dr. Remeis observatory

    The Dr. Reimeis observatory in Bamberg has belonged to FAU since the 1960s. It is the furthest north of all University institutions. Scientists here carry out research into astrophysical topics and offer relevant seminars, practical courses and lectures. Astronomy and astrophysics is part of the Department of Physics.

  • Water sports centre at the Brombachsee

    FAU water sports centre at Brombachsee

    Image: FAU/Erich Malter

    Water sports in the Franconian region? Of course! The area known as the Franconian lakes (fränkische Seenland) offers plenty of opportunities to try out all kinds of sports. The water sports centre of FAU’s Department of Sport Science and Sport is located at the Brombachsee, to the north of Pleinfeld. It is open to both students and staff, and offers courses in, for example, sailing.

  • Seezentrum Schlungenhof, Altmühlsee

    Römerboot F.A.N

    Image: FAU/Claus Maison

    Seezentrum Schlungenhof is home to FAU’s Roman boat F.A.N.

    FAU researchers worked together with students, school pupils and other volunteers to build a full-size replica Roman patrol and convoy boat, before putting it to the test and even travelling all the way to the Black Sea.


The FAU map service helps you find your way around the University buildings. The results are generated by the map service of the Computer Centre (RRZE) and show the various institutes of the University in the correct surroundings.