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Your journey to FAU
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Studying and working at FAU
People at FAU work in administration, teaching or in research, study at one of our five faculties and often keep close ties with the University after they have finished their studies. We have put together information for students, researchers, staff and alumni on the following pages.
Geologists from FAU and the University of Vigo have proven that where fossils are found is decisive when reconstructing the planet’s climate. Taking samples from certain latitudes may blur results when determining average global temperatures.
For the fifth time in a row and for the eighth time altogether, a researcher nominated by FAU has been chosen for the most prestigious international research prize in Germany: Prof. Dr. Vincent C. Müller. He is to receive 3.5 million euros in funding.
Violence and discrimination against women and girls take many different forms. To raise awareness of the issue, FAU is taking part in the ‘Orange your city!’ campaign.
FAU President and computer science expert Prof. Dr. Joachim Hornegger and computer science expert Prof. Dr. Andreas Maier took to the stage for TEDxNuremberg. Their TED talks are now online.
A practical 5G application for cherry farming is being developed as part of the ‘For5G’ project. The heart of the project, located in the region known as Franconian Switzerland, is the creation and analysis of a ‘digital twin’ for fruit trees. The project has received 1.4 million euros of funding from the Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure.