News from the International Office

Faculty of Humanities, Social Sciences, and Theology


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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

FIT Intensive German Course

Registration for the next holiday intensive German course (FIT course) is still open until 3.8.2018. The course starts on 12.9.2018 and ends on 28.9.2018. The participants will be informed of their course level and the location by e-mail no later than 10.9.18. Course times: Monday to Thursday 10 am – 3.30 pm. The course fee is 315 Euro. The placement tests will take place on the 5th and 6th of […]

Weekend trip: Nymphenburg Palace and Neuschwanstein

The Central Office of International Affairs is offering a weekend trip with an overnight stay to some of the most beautiful castles in Bavaria: Nymphenburg Palace in Munich, Linderhof Palace and Neuschwanstein Castle. When? From May 5th to May 6th 2018. Included is the transfer by bus and the overnight stay (incl. breakfast and lunchbox for Sunday). We will visit Nymphenburg Palace and Linderhof Palace. At Neuschwanstein Castle, we will […]

International Afternoons in Summer Semester

Come to join fellow students at an international afternoon organized by the Faculty. 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. You may bring along a snack of your culture/country and a musical instrument – or just yourself. The event will be in German and English. We are looking forward to seeing you […]