News from the International Office

Faculty of Humanities, Social Sciences, and Theology


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 […]

Welcome at FAU

Dear students, welcome to the new academic year! With our blog we will inform you about interesting calls and events in the field of international affairs. We wish you success in your studies and as many interesting discoveries as possible in our blog. Your international office

Call: scholarships for international students about to graduate

Do you come from abroad and study at the FAU? Then you can apply until 25 October for a scholarship for international students about to graduate. The degree should be reached by the end of the winter semester 2018/19 at the latest. You can apply if you are a master student. The deadline for submitting the application documents is 25 October 2018, 12 noon. Further information:

“Trajectories of Change”, Ph.D. Scholarships in Humanities and Social Sciences

The scholarship programme “Trajectories of Change” addresses historical and current transformation processes in the European neighbourhood. It offers stipends and fieldwork grants for Ph.D. students in the humanities and social sciences. For 2018, research applications dealing with transnational and regional dynamics of transformation are especially welcome. The programme offers flexible funding schemes for Ph.D. students at various stages of their dissertation research as well as for graduate students in the […]

Wanted: Interviewees from European and non-European countries

The City of Nuremberg is applying for European Capital of Culture 2025. In the context of this application, an Oral History Project has been launched in the city archives, which specifically deals with the study of the views of young immigrants on the city and city society. We are looking for – presently and continuously throughout the project – interviewees from European and non-European countries, who are willing to give […]

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 […]