University of Erlangen Nuremberg Rankings

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In the World#355 of 14178
In Europe#130 of 2794
In Germany#18 of 372
In Bavaria#4 of 45
In Erlangen#1 of 1
In Materials science#122 of 6,169

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
45%
Enrollment
39,868
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Website
fau.de
Languages
German

Publications & Citations

Publications
76,646
Citations
2,529,561

University of Erlangen Nuremberg majors

by publication count

Medicine
17,063
Chemistry
11,257
Materials science
10,136
Biology
7,789
Computer science
7,397
Physics
5,761
Mathematics
3,539
Engineering
1,903
Psychology
1,661
Political science
1,134
Geology
1,111
Philosophy
660
Economics
635
Business
592
Art
436
Environmental science
343
Geography
274
Sociology
271
History
98

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Materials science84294,984
Chemistry137347,852
Medicine140674,019
Biology214512,867
Computer science218127,173
Physics223183,761
Mathematics23678,445
Philosophy2531,545
Geology28230,087
Art285825
History3151,059
Engineering34927,305
Political science4105,345
Psychology41969,552
Economics46115,842
Business51712,367
Geography6284,504
Environmental science6758,736
Sociology6854,603

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
19908665104
19917915989
19929047081
19939737936
19948889161
199587510413
1996100811498
1997122813750
1998128916760
1999127620468
2000140524798
2001145328495
2002145833454
2003150039189
2004165244532
2005169753490
2006193561627
2007212969692
2008234781691
2009243891662
20102657101999
20112817117052
20123018131575
20133210146055
20143552158968
20153574167078
20163778168370
20174025179101
20183965163957
20194059186771
20204062204216

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate45%
Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate (Reifezeugnis) or equivalent
Academic CalendarOctober to September (October - March; April-September)
Enrollment39,868
Full time employee5,000
Student:staff ratio8:1

Tuition

UndergraduateGraduate
Local students$500$500
International students$500$1,750

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities+++
Business | Politics | Social Sciences+++
Languages | Culture | Linguistics+++
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine+++
Engineering | IT+++
Maths | Natural Sciences+++
Bachelor's DegreeArts and Humanities, Business Administration, Education, Engineering, Fine Arts, Health Sciences, Information Sciences, Law, Mathematics and Computer Science, Natural Sciences, Performing Arts, Social Sciences, Technology
Kirchliche AbschlussprüfungReligion
MasterAccountancy, American Studies, Ancient Civilizations, Ancient Languages, Applied Mathematics, Arabic, Art History, Arts and Humanities, Asian Studies, Bioengineering, Biological and Life Sciences, Biology, Biomedicine, Biophysics, Business Administration, Business Education, Cell Biology, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Earth Sciences, Economics, Educational Sciences, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Energy Engineering, Engineering, English, Environmental Studies, Ethics, Finance, Fine Arts, Geography, Germanic Studies, Gerontology, Health Administration, Health Sciences, History, Human Rights, Immunology, Industrial Engineering, Information Technology, International Business, International Studies, Islamic Studies, Islamic Theology, Jewish Studies, Latin American Studies, Library Science, Linguistics, Literature, Management, Marketing, Mass Communication, Materials Engineering, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Media Studies, Medical Technology, Medieval Studies, Molecular Biology, Multimedia, Nanotechnology, Optical Technology, Pedagogy, Philosophy, Psychology, Romance Languages, Secondary Education, Social Sciences, Sociology, Sports, Taxation, Telecommunications Engineering, Thermal Engineering, Vocational Education
PhDBusiness Administration, Engineering, Law, Medicine, Natural Sciences, Philosophy, Theology

General info

Alternative namesFAU
Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg
Founded1743
WikipediaUniversity of Erlangen–Nuremberg
AccreditationBayerisches Staatsministerium für Wissenschaft und Kunst
MottoVorsprung durch Vernetzung
Advance through Networks
Colorsblue
Academic structureFaculty of Humanities, Social Sciences and Theology
Faculty of Business, Economics and Law
Faculty of Medicine
Faculty of Sciences
Faculty of Engineering
Affiliations and membershipsEuropean University Association (EUA)
European Language Council (ELC)
Deutsch-Französische Hochschule - Université Franco-Allemande (DFH-UFA)
Société Européenne pour la Formation des Ingénieurs (SEFI)
Ge4 Network (GE4)
Global E3
Higher Education and Research in Management of European Universities (HERMES)
Rectors' Conference of the Alps-Adriatic universities (RCAAU)
Top Industrial Managers for Europe (TIME)

Location and Contacts

AddressSchlossplatz 4
Erlangen, Bavaria, 91054
Germany
City population112,000
Phone+49 (9131) 85 24444
Fax+49 (9131) 85 22131

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