Friedrich-Alexander Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg

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Friedrich-Alexander Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg is an exchange destination for Utrecht University students of the faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences in Nürnberg, Germany.


General information for exchange students

Course information

Application procedure

Academic calendar

Semester I: mid-October – beginning of February
Semester II: Mid April – August 

Areas of study open to exchange students

Social sciences

Language of instruction

German, English

Housing assistance

Information about student accommodation


Normal study load per term:
In Grades: 5 up to 1 ( 5 is fail, 1 is excellent)
In credits: 30 ECTS per semester

Number of places available

2 places per year


Language requirement: at least B2 for German courses, preferably C1.

Additional information

The offer of English courses is expanding. For more information contact FAU.

Please be aware of the corona regulations in the country/host university you are applying for. For example, in some countries or at some universities you can only apply when you are fully vaccinated. Make sure you are aware of this.