32 English Study Programs at FAU Erlangen-NĂŒrnberg

All important info for international students in Germany (2020/2021)

FAU Erlangen-NĂŒrnberg

13%
International students
University
Type
public
Status
38.000
Students

About the University

Key information at your fingertips
Founded in 1743, FAU has a rich history. It is a strong research university with an international perspective and one of the largest universities in Germany, with 38,771 students, 261 degree programs, 4,000 academic staff (including over 579 professors), 200.7 million euros third-party funding, and 500 partnerships with universities all over the world. Teaching at the university is closely linked to research and focuses on training students in both theory and practice to enable them to think critically and work independently. The research itself also strikes the perfect balance between a theoretical approach and practical application.
FAU’s outstanding research and teaching are reflected in top positions in both national and international rankings, as well as the high amount of DFG funding that its researchers are able to secure.

The most important key figures at a glance
38,771 students, 19,454 of which are female and 5,096 are from abroad
261 degree programs of which are Bachelor’s, Master’s and Staatsexamen (state examination) degree programmes
7,390 graduates
840 doctoral degrees
55 habilitations (postdoctoral teaching qualification)
579 professors
200.7 million euros third-party funding
Ranked number 2 in Europe in the Reuters Innovation Ranking

International Rankings

#183
Times Higher Education Ranking
#201-300
Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU)
#299
QS World University Rankings

National Rankings

#24
Humboldt Ranking
#11
DFG-Ranking

Tuition fees

30
30
0
2
1
0

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Winter Semester 2021/2022

Summer Semester 2021

Open Programs

21 Programs open for application

11 Programs open for application

Application Modes

Application Modes

0% national admission restriction (national NC)
9.4% local admission restriction (local NC)
71.9% no admission restriction
18.7% no information provided

Application Process

Application Process

100% directly at University
0% via Uni-Assist

Language Requirements

IELTS Band

TOEFL Scores

Cambridge Levels

Minimum

4.5 (1 program)

Minimum

61 (1 program)

Minimum

0 (20 programs)

Maximum

7.5 (1 program)

Maximum

105 (1 program)

Maximum

0 (20 programs)

IELTS Band

Minimum

4.5 (1 program)

Maximum

7.5 (1 program)

TOEFL Scores

Minimum

61 (1 program)

Maximum

105 (1 program)

Cambridge Levels

Minimum

0 (20 programs)

Maximum

0 (20 programs)

Program Features

3-6 semesters

Duration
Online Courses
degree typesDegree Types

Master of Arts

Master of Science

Bachelor of Science

Beginning

Winter intake

65.6%

Summer intake

0%

Winter & Summer intake

34.4%

Location

FAU Erlangen-NĂŒrnberg
the University has other campuses in:

1) Campus Nuremberg

2) Campus Erlangen

List of English-taught Study Programs offered by FAU Erlangen-NĂŒrnberg