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An orientation week before the start of the lectures helps international newbies of the English taught Master programmes in the humanities and social sciences to have an easy start in Erlangen. It includes workshops, a campus and city tour and an introduction to the university library.
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In the years 2016 to 2020, the Bavarian State Ministry for Education, Science and the Arts will promote a cooperative study program in the field of digital humanities, which is planned by the Universities of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Regensburg and Munich, with an initial funding of up to 3.6 million euros.
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The Department of Islamic-Religious Studies (DIRS) of FAU is one of five German centers for Islamic theology. Due to the positive interim evaluation, the Federal Ministry of Education and Research is now supporting the Erlangen facility for another five years.
The International Consortium for Research in the Humanities "Fate, Freedom and Prognostication” (IKGF) obtains a second funding period after successful evaluation and dedicated scientific work in an international context in the past years.