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  • Locations: Erlangen, Germany; Nuremberg, Germany
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: Minnesota State Mankato applicants only
  • Budget Sheets: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2025 10/01/2024 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Students will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Faculty Director(s) / Program Contact: Nadja Kramer MSU Sponsoring Academic Dept(s): English, German, Political Science
Program sponsorship indicator: Mankato Program Program Type: MnSU Exchange Program
Click here for a definition of this term Language of Instruction: English Intent of Program: Education Abroad
Program Length: Semester or Year
Program Description:

Please contact one of the following Center for Global Engagement (CGE) advisors or stop by our office in Morris Hall 002!

Anna Ochs: or 507-389-6669
Erica Johnson: or 507-389-6724
NOTE: The Friedrich-Alexander Universität academic calendar may not align with the Minnesota State Mankato academic calendar. Please check the term dates carefully so that you ensure your participation abroad does not overlap with Minnesota State Mankato semester dates.
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  • Found in 1743, this university has a strong research background and is one of the largest universities in Germany with nearly 40,000 students, 265 degree programs, 4,000 academic staff, and 500 partnerships with universities around the world.
  • FAU's outstanding research and teaching are reflected in top positions in both national and international rankings.
  • The university's major research areas include future energy systems, medical engineering, optical technologies, cultural values, new materials and processes, and many more!
  • Its five faculties cover the entire spectrum of modern academic disciplines: The faculty of humanities, social sciences and theology, the faculty of business, economics, and law, the faculty of medicine, the faculty of sciences, and the faculty of engineering.
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  • Erlangen is a city in Bavaria, Germany. With Nuremberg, Fürth, and Schwabach, Erlangen forms one of the three metropolises in Bavaria. It lies at the junction of the Schwabach and Regnitz rivers, just north of Nürnberg.
  • The city is divided into an Altstadt ("Old Town") and a Neustadt ("New Town").
  • The city is relatively low in precipitation, about 650mm per year. The castle mountain in particular protects the area of the core city from cold polar air.
  • Modern industry includes the manufacture of electromedical apparatuses and computers, as well as computer software products. The city is also a center of research, tied to the university.
Updated: 8/26/22 TC