Incoming Exchange Students
Welcome, exchange students!
If you are planning to come to Erlangen as part of an international exchange program (Erasmus+ or other), FAU has a lot to offer you. Our Medical Engineering program offers a wide range of courses in English.
Medical Engineering courses in English
As an incoming student of our Medical Engineering program, you are also allowed to choose these English-taught courses by our Department for Mechanical Engineering.
In order to access the specific course contents, please refer to our online platforms.
Lecture and exam periods
Language training and social activities
As an exchange student at FAU, you can take our free language courses, which take place during the lecture period. Intensive courses, which are offered during the lecture-free period, have a fee. You can access the website of our Language Center here. Please find detailed information on German courses here.
After your nomination as an exchange student at FAU, you will receive information via email by our Central Office for International Affairs regarding our welcome events. You will also be invited to participate in our Buddy Program, through which you will be matched with a local student who can show you around and support you with settling in.
Our student initiative FAU Volunteers for Internationals organizes various social gatherings and trips during the semester.
“Studentenwerk ” student services organize a weekly language exchange meetup during the lecture period, which you are welcome to join.
If you would like to meet up one-to-one with a language tandem partner you can register for our language tandem service here.
If you are planning to study with us in the framework of the Erasmus+ program and have organizational questions, feel free to contact our Erasmus coordinator, Ms Daniela Novac.
If you have general questions about studying in our Medical Engineering program, please contact our Study Advisory Service.
We are looking forward to welcoming you at FAU!
Image video of our Medical Engineering program:
Video: Jonas Baumgärtel
Some of our international students share their experiences: