Incoming researchers

Excellent research is international

Our scholars maintain a wide range of scientific contacts around the world. The contacts range from joint publications to larger research collaborations. An overview of all current research collaborations (collaborative projects) is provided by the faculty’s research office.

Your stay at FAU

Here you find information on how the faculty  of  Humanities, Social  Sciences, and Theology supports you during your research stay in Erlangen and/or Nürnberg. Find information on what support we offer and what steps to undertake, when you come to visit the faculty as a researcher.

If you want to do your doctoral degree at our Faculty, here are the most important steps at a glance:

1.    Find yourself a scientific supervisor
2.    Sen your documents via certified mail to Promotionsbüro of the Faculty
3.    Register with docdaten
4.    Find yourself support at FAU Welcome Centre with the organisational questions during your research at FAU

If you are planning a Cotutelle doctorate, the Graduate Centre of FAU supports you.

If you are looking for help to finance your research in Germany, you can visit the database of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). There you find information on all possible scholarships. If you are a student from Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia or Ukraine, you might be able to use a scholarship offered by BAYHOST.

If you want to learn German or enhance your proficiency, have a look at the offers of FAU Language Centre.

Last not least: Do not hesitate to contact us with any questions you might have.

Contact

Kerstin Maurer

Please contact the International Office of our Faculty with any questions you might have.

If you are seeking a scholarship in order to finance your stay in Erlangen-Nürnberg, an overview is available from the database of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD).

The organisational questions of your research at FAU you can solve with the help of FAU Welcome Centre.

If you want to learn German or enhance your proficiency, have a look at the offers of FAU Language Centre.

Contact

Kerstin Maurer