Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nürnberg
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Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nürnberg

Bavaria, Germany

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Public University

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Established in 1742

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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 programmes, 4,000 academic staff (including over 579 professors), 199.64 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. In winter semester 2014/15 around 39,085 students (including 3,556 foreign students) enrolled in the university in 239 fields of study, with about 2/3 studying at the Erlangen campus and the remaining 1/3 at the Nuremberg campus.

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 which its researchers are able to secure. Globally, the University ranked 299th according to QS World University Rankings. More so the University ranked 191-200th in Graduate Employability Ranking.


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$ 9936

Average living expenses (Masters)

$ 9936

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