Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg

Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg Ranking

country rank: 17
world rank: 240

University Overview

Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nürnberg) is a non-profit public higher-education institution situated in the urban environment of Erlangen (population range of 50,000-249,999 people), Bavaria. It was founded in 1743. A branch campus of this university may be found in Nürnberg. Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU) is a large (Topuniversitieslist enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational German higher education institution that is officially recognized by the Bayerisches Staatsministerium für Wissenschaft und Kunst (Bavarian State Ministry for Science and Art). In a variety of fields of study, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU) provides courses and programs leading to legally recognized higher education degrees like as bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This German higher-education school, which is 277 years old, has a selective admission process based on entrance exams. The admission rate for this German higher education school is between 40 and 50 percent, making it a moderately selective school. Students from all around the world are invited to apply for admission. FAU also offers students with a library, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, and administrative services, among other academic and non-academic facilities and services.

Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg Ranking

University Identity

Name Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg
Acronym FAU
Founded 1743
Motto Vorsprung durch Vernetzung Advance through Networks
Colours Blue

University Location

Address Schlossplatz 4 Erlangen 91054 Bavaria Germany
Tel +49 (9131) 85 24444
Fax +49 (9131) 85 22131
Other locations Nürnberg

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro) 0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro) 1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate 40-50%
Admission Office Schlossplatz 4 Erlangen 91054 (9131) 8524076

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 30,000-34,999
Academic Staff over-5,000
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Yes


Memberships and Affiliations

European University Association (EUA) European Language Council (ELC) Deutsch-Französische Hochschule - Université Franco-Allemande (DFH-UFA) Société Européenne pour la Formation des Ingénieurs (SEFI) Ge4 Network (GE4) Global E3 Higher Education and Research in Management of European Universities (HERMES) Rectors' Conference of the Alps-Adriatic universities (RCAAU) Top Industrial Managers for Europe (TIME)

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