loader

You are here

/sites/all/themes/topuni/assets/images/profile/uni-cover-default.jpg
/sites/all/themes/topuni/assets/images/profile/uni-cover-default-mobile.jpg

Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg

Schlossplatz 4 Erlangen,
Germany View map
Germany
#=317
Public
Very High
35,081
1,111
4,477

Overview

With roughly 40,000 students, about 580 professors and more than 14,000 employees, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU), founded in 1743, is one of the largest universities in Germany. In addition to the Cluster of Excellence 'Engineering of Advanced Materials' (EAM) and the ‘Graduate School of Advanced Optical Technologies’ (SAOT), which was founded as part of the Excellence Initiative, FAU currently has more than 40 co-ordinated programmes funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG).
FAU offers around 260 degree programmes, including eight Bavarian Elite Master's degree programmes and around 50 programmes with a distinct international focus. No other German university offers such a broad and interdisciplinary range of subjects on all qualification levels. FAU students enjoy global mobility through over 500 partnerships with higher education institutions in more than 70 countries.




University Highlights

Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg is one of the top Public universities in Erlangen, Germany. It is ranked #=317 in QS Global World Rankings 2021.

Total students - 35,081

51%
49%

International students - 4,477

35%
65%

Total faculty staff - 1,111

148
963

Total students - 35,081

51%
49%

International students - 4,477

35%
65%

Total faculty staff - 1,111

963
148
QS Stars is a rating system that helps you select the right university based on your interests. It provides a detailed look at an institution, identifying which universities rate highest in the specific topics that matter to you, like facilities, graduate employability, social responsibility, inclusiveness, and more.
For more in-depth information about QS Stars, please click here.

Campus Locations

English language requirements

This institution accepts IELTS!
Find your nearest test centre and test dates.

Please check the specific English language requirements for your chosen course with the university.

Test Preparation

Join QS Leap, the most advanced free test-prep platform in the world.