Friedrich-Alexander Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg is an exchange destination for Utrecht University Bachelor and Master students of the faculty of Humanities in Erlangen, Germany.

Student experiences

There are currently no student experiences available.

Academic calendar

Semester I (Winter Semester): approximately October - February
Semester II (Summer Semester): approximately April - July

Academic Calendar

Requirements

Language requirement: a minimum language level of B1 (CEFR) in English/German is required.

The International Office (UU Humanities) recommends a B2 level at the moment of exchange in order to fully participate in the courses.

Areas of study open to exchange students

Students can take courses at the Department of Theatre and Media Studies. Courses taught here cover Theatre, Film, and Media Studies. However, students are also allowed to take some courses within the Faculty of Humanities, Social Sciences and Theology. 

Courses at Master’s level

Yes

Language of instruction

German and English. With the exception of a small number of Master’s degree programmes, German is the teaching language at FAU

Housing assistance

More information can be found here and here.

Estimated living costs per month

More information

2017-18 Rates
 

Tuition fees  No tuition fees
Student services fee EUR 42 per semester (compulsory)
Transport About EUR 75 per semester (compulsory student
ticket)
Housing EUR 300-600 per month (depending on accommodation)
Local fee for TV/radio
channels
EUR 17.98 per month
Health insurance EUR 80-150 per month
Food approx. EUR 200 per month
Study materials approx. EUR 50-100 per month
Total monthly expenses approximately EUR 720 to EUR 1.250 per
month

 

Credits

Normal study load per semester: 30 ECTS 

Number of places available

2 places per year. 

Additional information

FAU is one of the ten largest universities in Germany

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Social Media

More information

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

Do you have any questions about this partner university or about studying abroad? Contact the International Office of the Faculty of Humanities (details below).

You can also follow students who are currently abroad on Instagram!

Contact details

​Drift 10, 3512 BS Utrecht

+31 (0)30 253 6046

internationaloffice.hum@uu.nl

Walk-in office hours

  • Monday and Thursday from 11.00h to 12.00h

By appointment

You can make an appointment with one of the exchange coordinators by filling out this web form.

Handing in and picking up documents

Monday to Friday from 11.00 to 15.00 at the Student Desk, Drift 10.

Staff

Gerdien Ramaker-Zijlstra (Exchange Coordinator for Southern and Eastern Europe, Asia, Central and South America)
Monique Hanrath (Exchange Coordinator for Western and Northern Europe, Africa, Oceania and North America)
Nelline Bogerd (Support Officer)
Sanne Boomsma (Head)