Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU)

Bavaria's second-largest university has a broad spectrum of topics and subjects that is unique in Germany because of its diversity and interdisciplinary networking. In intensive cooperation with non-university research institutions and industry, it plays a pioneering role in the development of concepts and technologies for the future. 

In figures:

  • more than 40,000 students, including more than 4,800 from abroad
  • more than 14,200 employees (including clinic)
  • more than 570 professorships
  • Five faculties:
  • Faculty of Philosophy and Department of Theology
  • Faculty of Law and Economics
  • Faculty of Medicine
  • Faculty of Natural Sciences
  • Faculty of Technology
  • more than 260 study programmes
  • 500 international university partnerships
  • 178 million euros in third-party funding per year (2016)