News from the International Office

Faculty of Humanities, Social Sciences, and Theology

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Heinrich Böll Foundation: Scholarships for undergraduates, graduates and PhD students

Heinrich Böll Foundation offers funding for international students up to two years. Applications are invited from candidates of all nationalities and in all subjects. Applicants need to have an excellent academic track record, social and political engagement, and an active interest in the basic values of the foundation: ecology and sustainability, democracy and human rights, self-determination and justice. The institution, which maintains close ties to the German Green Party (Bündnis […]

Internship in Colombia

Good afternoon FAU community, The organization RIIA (Interdisciplinary Research Network on the Americas), in association with the „Red SaludPaz“ (Network of universities and social organizations, concerned with health, associated to the National University of Colombia), is searching for candidates to do an internship in Colombia. The Red SaludPaz sees health as a fundamental and undeniable right to any human being. Under this scope, health helps create better social conditions that […]

Wanted: Buddies

Are you a student of FAU and interested in accompanying and supporting an international student during his or her first weeks of study in Erlangen or Nuremberg? Do you know FAU and the region of Erlangen/Nürnberg by your own experience? Then please contact the buddy coordinator of the Faculty, Katrin Schlüter (phil-buddy@fau.de) and fill in the registration form for FAU buddies (in German) Further information

Reminder: Registration for German intensive language course

If you are a student or an employee of FAU and you want to improve your German skills, you can register for the next intensive off-term course for German that will take place 16 March – 01 April 2019. The courses are supported by the Association to promote internationalisation at FAU (Förderverein zur Internationalisierung der Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg e.V.). The three-week long intensive course is organised twice a year (in March […]

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 guel.balci@fau.de. […]

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 […]