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The faculty is pleased to welcome Dr. Andre Pittig who has been professor for translational Psychotherapy at the Institute of Psychology since May. He comes from Würzburg university, where he was head of the research group “Cognitive Control in the Context of Stress and Health” and received the rese...

Together with the Leibnitz Institute for Media Research, a team at the Chair of Educational Science led by Prof. Dr. Rudolf Kammerl is researching how digital media change the way children grow up. The project “Sozialisation in einer sich wandelnden Medienumgebung – ConKids” (approximated: socialisation in a changing media environment) is now entering its second phase funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG).

Welcome to the Faculty of Humanities, Social Sciences, and Theology! Winter term 2021/22 officially starts on 18 October, and planning is underway. Regardless of whether you are an “Ersti” beginning your studies or already in a higher semester: The individual programmes, institutes and service institutions of the faculty are here to support you.

The virtual XXV. Congress of the German Society for Philosophy with the title “The True, the Good and the Beautiful” will be taking place at FAU from September 5th to September 9th, 2021. Internationally renowned experts will be giving lectures about this topic as well as virtually all fields and periods of philosophy. Attendance is free, registration required.

How can we improve our lives? Is being healthy all it takes? Which role do family, friends and other people play? Is being alone and having time for yourself also important? The new project “Gesundheit und soziale Teilhabe” (GesTe) from the Institute of Psychogerontology at FAU deals with these topics, addressing people over the age of 75.

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...

Encounters with foreign cultures are frequently overshadowed by stereotypes – especially when it comes to refugees and their religious affiliation. But what role does religiosity actually play in the life of young people with migration background or refugee status? Prof. Dr. Manfred Pirner, Chair of...