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Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg
Standort Nürnberg

Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg
Standort Nürnberg

Lange Gasse 20
D-90403 Nürnberg
Telephone: +49 911 5302-0
https://www.fau.de

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Basic information

Kind of Institution and funding body
University, public
Year of foundation
1743
Total number of Students
38,287
Students at this campus
10,046
Semester contribution
127.00 €
Tuition fees
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Students by type of degree pursued

Bachelor's degree
%
Master's degree
%
Teacher qualification degree
%
Pre-Bologna degrees
%
Other types of degrees
%

Central services

Opening hours central student counselling

Special features regarding the library

The university library has a stock of 5.4 million books, 74.0000 electronic journals and 444,000 e-books and databases. For university members, an extensive electronic inventory is available from renowned publishers such as Springer Nature, Wiley or ACS. The university library is open daily until midnight. It offers a book courier service, German and international interlibrary loan and a wide-ranging training program and operates the electronic copy delivery service FAUdok and the open access publisher FAU University Press.
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Foreign language center and courses

There is a foreign language centre. Languages offered: English, French, German as a foreign language, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Russian, Chinese, Turkish.
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Special features regarding university sports

The university offers its own sports programme. Students attending the institution can participate in sports programmes of other Bavarian higher education institutions. Some courses are free of charge, some subject to fees. The programme is open to students of the Technische Hochschule Nürnberg (TH Nürnberg), other higher education institutions in the region, and visiting students. The FAU has its own water sports centre on Lake Brombach in Pleinfeld offering a wide range of sailing courses (Uni Jolle, Kat) and other water sports in the summer. The range of activities is focused on popular sports, many different types of sport are offered. Sports: Badminton, basketball, bujinkan budo taijutsu, futsal, football, sword training, ski gymnastics, dance, volleyball, yoga
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Last update 2023: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education