Friedrich-Alexander-Universität is an exchange destination in Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany. This destination is specifically for bachelor and master Chemistry students of the Faculty of Science.

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Academic calendar

Semester 1: Mid October - mid February (exams can be until end of February)

Semester II: Mid April - mid/end of July (exams could be until 1st week of August)


Language: German, Bachelor B2 CEFR

English, Master B2 CEFR 

Areas of study open to exchange students

Programmes taught entirely in English can be found on the Degree page.

Courses at Master’s level


Language of instruction

We recommend a language level of at least B2 in the language of study. For daily life in Germany, we recommend a language level of at least A2 in German.

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Credits and grading

Normal study load per semester: 30 ECTS

Credits: No minimum credits required, 30 ECTS per semester are recommended.

Grading system

Number of places available

2 places per year. Selection was not necessary in the past few years.


Any questions?

The International Exchange Officer at the Faculty of Science is Liesbeth Achterberg.

Our open office hours are cancelled until further notice. However, you can e-mail us, via, or call via Microsoft Teams. You will then have to use the personal e-mail address

More information

More information about studying abroad: in Dutch and in English.