Welcome to FAU

A welcome from our president

Prof. Dr. Joachim Hornegger
Prof. Dr. Joachim Hornegger (Image: David Hartfiel)

Moving knowledge is our university motto. It reminds us every day of the important and responsible role a university has in society. Three key values guide how we think and act at FAU: Innovation, diversity and passion. These are anchored in our mission and our strategic fields of action.

I would like to invite you to get to know our University. Discover the people who make our University outstanding, learn about options for studying and education, find out more about research priorities and collaboration – we want to spark your curiosity. Did you know that FAU is the most innovative university in Germany and ranks second among the most innovative European universities? Learn about key innovators and innovations at FAU. Be inspired, come and visit us, and be a part of our University.

We look forward to welcoming you.

Joachim Hornegger

FAU President

The most important FAU facts in one brochure

How many degree programs, students and employees are there at FAU? What are their key research priorities? What is their vision? These and other questions are answered in our brochure “FAU in facts and figures”