Referat has more than one meaning in German. You may be familiar with the term as a graded presentation. Referat can also refer to a specific administrative office. At FAU, examples of Referat include the Central Office for International Affairs (Referat für Internationale Angelegenheiten) and the Office for Quality Management, Degree Programme Development, and Legal Affairs (Referat für Qualitätsmanagement, Studienprogrammentwicklung und Rechtsangelegenheiten).