Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU) is one of the largest research universities in Germany. With its five faculties FAU offers many opportunities for interdisciplinary research. It is ranked #1 in Germany among the world’s most innovative universities. Founded in 1743, FAU is the intellectual home of many talented minds.
FAU is the place to be for talents who would like to start their scientific and academic careers at an outstanding university rich in tradition and strong in research. We help talents from all over the world to fulfil their potential and become part of a growing, global community of innovative researchers and entrepreneurs.
FAU strives to promote open-minded, independent individuals whose research helps to shape tomorrow’s world, whether contributing to AI, medical progress, science or to the humanities. As a full-spectrum university we are at the forefront of driving innovation and setting knowledge in motion. Our Graduate Center provides support to doctoral candidates, postdoctoral researchers and habilitation candidates.