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Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2020 10/01/2019 ** 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:
Click here for a definition of this term Faculty Director(s) / Program Contact: Donald Friend, Joseph Kunkel, Nadja Kramer Click here for a definition of this term MSU Sponsoring Academic Dept(s): English, German, Political Science
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
Click here for a definition of this term Program sponsorship indicator: Mankato Program
Program Description:

University of Erlangen-Nuremberg

NOTE: Term dates are non-traditional semesters! See terms below.

Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg is one of the largest research universities in Germany.
The 5 faculties cover the entire spectrum of modern academic disciplines.
One of FAU's defining features is its commitment to interdisciplinary teaching and research, which frequently go beyond the boundaries of individual subjects.
Motto: "Advance through Networks"


Course Offerings

German Language and Culture
Arts & Theology
International Business
Natural Sciences
English and other languages


Summer 2019: April 23, 2019 - July 27, 2019
Winter 2019 - 2020: November 14, 2019 - February 24, 2020
Summer 2020: April 20, 2020 - July 14, 2020

Courses held in English

Production Technology 1 and 2 with Exercises
Quality Management
Laser Technology
Computational Dynamics
Designing Technology
Innovative Design
Technology and Innovation Management
Click here for Information for Incoming Exchange Students to see the complete list of Courses held in English.


Erlangen Attractions

Erlangen is a pleasant little city that grew with the establishment of French Huguenot refugees in the 1680s. The lofty neoclassical Margravial Schloss is now occupied by the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg.

Scholossgarten: one of the first Baroque gardens planted along historic monuments.
Erlangen Botanical Garden
Huguenottenkirche: used to be a place of worship for Huguenots
Markgräflaches Schloss: palace begun by George William and later, Christian Ernst

Updated: L.Z. 11/2/18