International

Major success for researchers of the faculty: The German Research Foundation (DFG) has approved funding for two new research training groups (RTG) in fall 2022. This means that the DFG is providing around 8,6 million euros of funding for young researchers at FAU who are completing doctoral degrees i...

Academic freedom is a universal human right. However, almost two out of five people worldwide live in countries where academic freedom has been increasingly restricted over the past ten years, including Brazil, India, Cameroon, Russia, Thailand, and the USA. This is indicated by the Academic Freedom...

Ukrainians studying at our university and faculty are currently in an extremely difficult situation. University Management, together with the faculties, has decided that we will do everything possible to support these students. We would like to draw your attention to the following immediate measu...

On October 12, 2021, Prof. Dr. Elisabeth Bronfen was ceremonially awarded an honorary doctorate in Philosophy. Dean of the Faculty Prof. Dr. Rainer Trinczek presented her with the certificate and honoured the English Studies researcher’s achievements in science, science communication and of course at the Faculty of Humanities at FAU, with which she has been in close collaboration for decades.

Chinese Fengshui, ritual magic in Germany, Vodun in West Africa, or kabbalah ma´asit in Israel: practices aimed at predicting, controlling, and manipulating life events can be found almost everywhere. A research group at by FAU is now investigating and comparing these esoteric practices in a large-scale interdisciplinary project. 

She is researching late Latin texts and she is a Humboldt research fellow: In this last part of the “Women in Research” series, meet Dr. Helen Kaufmann, Visiting Scientist at FAU at Prof. Dr. Christoph Schubert’s Chair of Classical Philology (Latin) since January 2020. “Latin had been my favourite s...

The app which was developed in the Erasmus+ project ‘CIELL’ has reached the finale of the ELTons Innovation Awards in the category Digital Innovation. Out of 150 submissions from 50 countries, the app with FAU participation is in the finale with six other contestants. Winners will be announced in No...