Events and offerings for Students
There are a number of events and offerings to help you acclimate to the university but also during your studies. And, of course, there will also be a ceremonial farewell to our graduates.
Welcome Week and Faculty Day for International Students
We welcome our international students, including ERASMUS Students with our Welcome Week and Faculty Day.
- 04 – 08 September 2023 Welcome week for students taking part in the intensive off-term German language course (FIT course).
(For the detailed program please scroll down on the linked page.)
- 04 – 13 October 2023 Welcome week for all international students including Faculty Day on 5 October 2023
The Faculty Day on 5 October is is aimed primarily at your welcome and getting to know the Faculty of Engineering and your fellow students and will include general information about the faculty and your department, a campus tour, and a get together with drinks and pretzels.
Program and registration
Kindly note: You will receive detailed information about your program of study at the bachelor’s or master’s orientation sessions about one week later.
Official welcome from FAU President, Prof. Dr. Joachim Hornegger, his colleagues from the Executive Board, and representatives from the cities of Erlangen, Nuremberg, and Fürth.
Welcome and introductory events for all first-semester students, where you can receive important information about studying in general, but also about your chosen courses of study.
The Faculty of Engineering, in collaboration with the Faculty of Sciences, offers several pre-courses and revision courses designed to review and reinforce the fundamentals needed for a successful entry into the program. The information is provided in German.
Soft skill seminars and Career Start Counseling
Every year in November, the virtual fair around a stay abroad during the studies normally takes place in cooperation of NAT and TF with the Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences (WISO). We offer many tips, expert lectures and firsthand information for your stay abroad. It is a mix of online lectures and some face-to-face events.
Program 2023: www. internationalday.de
Normally twice a year we invite to a solemn ceremony, which takes place in the central lecture hall building at the south campus as well as in the summer on the “Roter Platz”.