Incoming Students

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Welcome to the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering at FAU!

We offer 4 study programmes, each one with a Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree:

The department of Chemical and Biological Engineering offers around 50 courses for exchange students in English to choose from, most of them at masters level. These courses are updated regularly and subject to change.


It is possible to study one or two semester at the FAU as part of one of the following programmes:

DAAD, KAAD, Erasmus+, direct exchange programme, Robert-Bosch-Stiftung, Diakonisches Werk, Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, Rotary Club, PÉÉ, Hanns-Seidel-Stiftung, Scholarships from partner universities, Scholarships from public and private foundations, Bavarian State Ministry of Sciences, Research and the Arts

You need to submit your application for admission to FAU’s Central Office for International Affairs (RIA).

Founded in 1743, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU) is now one of the largest research universities in Germany.

The five faculties with about 36 000 students offer a unique range of subjects and the chance to work closely with internationally renowned researchers.
On the Master’s level in particular, there are numerous subjects that are taught entirely in English.

The University is organised into five faculties and several interdisciplinary institutions.

  • Faculty of Humanities, Social Sciences, and Theology
  • Faculty of Business, Economics, and Law
  • Faculty of Medicine
  • Faculty of Sciences
  • Faculty of Engineering (which our Department CBI is part of)

Further information about our university you can find at the FAU website.