Prospective students

The range of the degree programmes offered at Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU) is unique in Germany. The Faculty of Engineering, one of the five faculties at FAU, has an outstanding reputation in the fields of science and business. For more than 50 years, highly qualified engineers and computer scientists have received training through more than 20 modern and interdisciplinary degree programme at FAU.

Faculty of Engineering – Facts and figures

(summer semester 2017)

More than 10,000 students

24 degree programmes, of which

Four are Elite degree programmes (Elite Network of Bavaria)

Six are early entrance programmes (German)

Erlangen is a cosmopolitan, prosperous and lively student city located in the centre of the Nuremberg, Erlangen and Fürth region. With more than 100,000 inhabitants (one in three are students), Erlangen is the perfectly sized place to live, study and enjoy life. The region has much to offer in the way of sports and cultural activities and plenty of opportunities for going out and having a good time.

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