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Number of students in winter semester 2017/18

FAU enjoys an outstanding reputation, making it the first choice for many school leavers. This is reflected in the number of students, which has grown by more than 50 percent over the past ten years.

Total students

Total
39,780
100%
of which female students
19,663
49%
international students
4,882
12%
Students in 1st subject semester
11,032
28%
Students in 1st university semester
5,854
15%

Students by faculty

Faculty Students Percentage of total
Faculty of Humanities, Social Sciences, and Theology
9,922
25%
Faculty of Business, Economics, and Law 9,942
25%
Faculty of Medicine
3,874
10%
Faculty of Sciences 5,237
13%
Faculty of Engineering
10,805
27%
Total 39,780
100.0%

Brochure “Zahlen Daten Fakten” – an overview of the most important facts and figures on Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg.