News from the International Office

Faculty of Humanities, Social Sciences, and Theology


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 […]

Scholarships for international students about to graduate

The Central Office for International Affairs awards scholarships for international students who are about to finish their degree twice a year. The funding for these scholarships is provided by the Bavarian government. Students studying Master’s and State Examination degree programmes are eligible to apply. The deadline for applications for Summer Semester 2019 is on 9 May 2019, 12:00 noon. Information and call:

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, Beatrice Müller. Registration form for FAU buddies: Buddies Phil on Facebook: Further information:

DAAD Promos scholarships 2019

The DAAD mobility programme PROMOS grants scholarships to finance stays abroad outside the ERASMUS area (exception: language and subject courses can be funded worldwide). – Partial and / or travel expenses scholarships for study visits with a minimum duration of 1 month – Partial and / or travel expenses scholarships for thesis preparation with a minimum duration of 1 month – Partial and / or travel expenses scholarships and / […]

Event: 1st international get-together

Our international afternoon for internationals and students interested in other cultures will continue to take place under a new name. The first international get-together takes place on 19 October, 7pm at Pacelli House in Erlangen, Sieboldstraße 3. As this is the first meeting this semester, it is dedicated primarily to a first meeting of all buddies. On that occasion all buddies will get a short briefing about their role by […]