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


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


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
Housing EUR 300-600 per month (depending on accommodation)
Local fee for TV/radio
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



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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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 see stories of students who have been abroad on Instagram!

International Office Humanities

Our front desk is currently closed until further notice. This means that there are no walk-in hours and it is not possible to make an appointment.  

You can reach us in the following ways:

Please mention your student number in all correspondence!


We are unable to sign physical documents. If you need to have a document signed, please send it to us via email.

Mailing address

Drift 10, 3512 BS Utrecht
+31 (0)30 253 6046

  • Sanne Boomsma - Head International Office Humanities;
  • Pooi Ji Hang - Exchange Coordinator (South and East Europe, Asia, Central and South America);
  • Monique Hanrath - Exchange Coordinator (North and West Europe, Africa, Oceania and North America);
  • Nelline Bogerd - Support Officer;
  • Agaath Sluijters - Support Officer.
Walk-in office hours

Our front desk is currently closed.

Making an appointment

You can make an appointment via this online form or send an email to

Handing in and picking up documents

Send an email to