Introductory events

First Semester Welcome Events for International Students including ERASMUS Students

At the beginning of each semester, FAU offers special welcome and introductory events for all international first-semester students, where you can get important information about studying in general, but also about your chosen courses of study.

6-11 September 2021 (For the detailed programme please scroll down on the linked page.)
5-9 October 2021 (For the detailed programme please scroll down on the linked page.) including Faculty Day on:
6 October 2021, 10 am German time, programme see below

Programme Flyer Welcome Week

We wish you a warm welcome!

On 6 October 2021 we offer you a diverse programme to get to know our Faculty and Campus. Kindly note that all detailed information about your (Master´s) study programme (except Computational Engineering Master) will take place at another day (see further below).

As the Corona-regulations have been eased, the welcome programme will take place in presence on the Southern Campus of the Faculty of Engineering in Erlangen between Egerland street and Cauer street
and for those who are not yet in Erlangen partly online as well.

IMPORTANT and MANDATORY for those who will join the events in personal presence:

  1. Just for our planning: please register for the day in personal presence by one of the following links as soon as possible preferably by 30 September :
    – in case you have already an FAU-IDM-account:
    – in case you do not have an FAU-IDM-account so far:
    (Registration is not needed for online attendance only.)
  2. Please inform yourself about the current Corona-regulations . You will definitely need:
    Surgical mask
    CORONA-proof: CORONA 3G-regulations = tested, recovered or vaccinated by one of the following vaccines only

++ Comirnaty (Biontech)
++ COVID-19 Vaccine Moderna (Moderna)
++ COVID-19 Vaccine Janssen (Janssen/Johnson & Johnson)
++ Vaxzevria (Astrazeneca)

For details:

Programme (time in Germany)

10-11 am  Welcome and information by the Dean of Studies, Prof. Webber, room H14 and Zoom
Presentation Welcome to the Faculty of Engineering

11-12 am  Parallel time slots for the different departments or study programmes:

  • AI: Welcome by the Department Artificial Intelligence, Zoom only
  • CBI/CBI/CEP/CEN/ET/LSE: Welcome by the Department Chemical and Biological Engineering, Zoom only
  • CE: Welcome by the Study Programme Computational Engineering, room H5 and/or Zoom
  • EEI/CME/ASC/ICT: Welcome by the Department Electrical Engineering, Electronics, Information Technology room H15, and/or Zoom
  • INF: Consultation hour for students of the Study Programme Computer Science (Informatik) including ERASMUS students, Zoom only
  • MAOT: Welcome by the Study Programme Advanced Optical Technologies, Zoom only
  • MAP and WW: Welcome by the Department Materials Science and the Study Programme Advanced Materials and Processes including ERASMUS-students, Zoom only, you will get details from the MAP-office
  • MB/WING: Welcome by the Department Mechanical Engineering, room H14 and/or Zoom

12-1:30 pm  Lunch in the dining hall (Mensa) or/and online Pubquiz (= NEW LINK of 6 October 2021)
1:30-3 pm  Campus tour or maybe online alternative, Virtual campus tour Faculty of Engineering
1:15 pm TSE: Specific Introduction for Transition Studies Computational Engineering only, Zoom only

3-5 pm  Get together, meeting on the “red place” (Roter Platz) or in case of rain Foyer of EEI-building

General first semester introduction:
18 October 2021, 8:15 am, Lecture halls H7, H8, H9, H10 and H11

This will be followed by the subject specific introductions for all Bachelor´s  and Computer Science teaching programmes.

Details on the German website.