News from the International Office

Faculty of Humanities, Social Sciences, and Theology


Call for Applications: European Summer School in Canadian Studies 2020

The European Summer School in Canadian Studies takes place in Vienna and Innsbruck, June 20 – July10, 2020. It offers an academic programme in Canadian Studies, which combines a master-class format (including case study units) with independent study and a cultural programme. The schedule alternates between plenary or input sessions and group work to enhance students’ active participation. Students conclude the programme with a portfolio that collects preparatory activities, results […]

International get-togethers for students by students

International get-togethers take place regularly during the semester. As an international student, you meet German students, as an outgoing you meet students who have previously studied abroad or are planning to do so. Meetings take place in different places. First get-together (foyer Audimax): 24 October, 2019, 7 pm Bar tour (entrance Bismarckstr. 1): 21 November, 2019, 7 pm Christkindlesmarkt (entrance rail station Erlangen): 13 Dec., 2019, 5 pm For further […]

Day trips for international students

The FAU volunteers for internationals (FVI) offer excursions to different remarkable cities in Bavaria at the beginning of the semester. The trips are: 19/10/19: Würzburg 19/10/19: Bamberg 19/10/26: Regensburg 19/10/26: München Please bring the money in cash (4-5 EUR), be punctual and check the weather report. You can register for ONE trip only, please send • your Name, • the number of the trip and • your nationality to […]

Wanted: Buddies

Are you a student in your third semester or more and interested in accompanying and supporting an international student during his or her first weeks of study in Erlangen or Nuremberg? Then please contact the buddy coordinator of the Faculty, Katrin Schlüter. Registration form for FAU buddies (in German) Further information

Welcome to Biergarten international

Shortly before the beginning of the semester we organise welcome meetings in the beer garden for newly arrived international students. There they have the opportunity to meet fellow students and representatives of the faculty. We will be happy to welcome you as well as “fellow student”. All students of Philfak are welcome! October 3rd at Steinbach-Bräu, Vierzigmannstr. 4, Erlangen October 10th at Steinbach-Bräu, Vierzigmannstr. 4, Erlangen October 17th at Kitzmann […]

Orientation Week for International Students

An orientation week before the start of the lectures helps international newbies of the English taught Master programmes in the Humanities and Social Sciences to have an easy start in Erlangen. It includes workshops, a student led campus and city tour and an introduction to the university library. When: 10th – 17th October Where: room A401 (A-tower) on Campus Bismarckstraße, Bismarckstr. 1, Erlangen (10 – 11 Oct.) room 117 Gr.HS […]

Invitation – Conference Mobilities and Transformations in the Americas

RIIA (Interdisciplinary Research Network on the Americas) brings together graduate and doctoral students, alumni, researchers and professors working and doing research on the American continent. We invite you to the launch of our Network and its e-journal, which would be celebrated with a conference called “Mobilities and Transformations: Perspectives from the Americas,” between the 26th and the 28th of June, 2019. We have invited distinguished speakers engaged in this area […]

FAU Digital Tech Fellows Program

The “Digital Tech Fellows Program” is FAU’s program open to outstanding digital talents from all FAU degree programs and faculties! We give you all you need to follow your heart and passion for digitization, entrepreneurship and innovation. Within one year, you will learn the newest state-of-the-art innovation methods, dive deep into technology and develop your digital start-up idea. Ø Become one of FAU´s 25 handpicked talents Ø Work in interdisciplinary […]

Weekend trip to Lake Constance

The International Office of FAU offers a weekend trip to Lake Constance with an overnight stay from May 11th to 12th 2019. Included is the transfer by bus and the overnight stay in Lindau (incl. breakfast and lunch box for sunday). We will visit the New Palace in Meersburg as well as the town centre. On Sunday we will visit the mountain Pfänder (in Austria) via Cable Car. The participation […]

Registration for Intensive German Language Course is open

The next Intensive German Language Course offered by the Language Centre of FAU will take place from September 11, 2019 – September 27, 2019. Registration is open from April 8, 2019 – July 26, 2019. Who can benefit? Regular students of the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg (FAU) International exchange students at the FAU International Ph.D. students at the FAU and its associated institutes Visiting scholars and researchers at the FAU and […]