Join the FAU family, a highly diverse and international community of students. Founded in 1743, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg is steeped in history and ranks among the largest universities in Germany and Europe, famous for its research excellence. We’ll help you become part of a growing, global community of innovative researchers and entrepreneurs at the most innovative university in Germany*.

Our university has long been synonymous with interdisciplinary excellence and innovative research and academia. Innovation, diversity and passion are the basis and motivation for our success. By working together with some of the biggest names in research and industry, we set knowledge in motion to be the catalyst for pioneering innovation that will shape the future. Our degrees are designed to prepare you for your future and your career.

Come and study at the heart of Europe in the unique metropolitan region of Nuremberg, which seamlessly blends rich history and cultural vibrancy with a modern, diverse population in a thriving economy.

*Reuters Ranking 2019