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On this page you will find information on short term studies abroad. General information about visits to foreign countries is available on the FAU homepage as well as on the homepage of the Faculty of Sciences.

Please contact student counselling of the GeoZentrum Nordbayern if you have any questions:

Ms. Dr. Anette Regelous
E-mail: anette.regelous(at)fau(dot)de or

Ms. Katharina Ramsauer
E-mail: ssc-geowissenschaft(at)fau(dot)de

Find your contact for a first consultation about studying abroad on the homepage of the Central Office for International Affairs.

The GeoZentrum supports students in broadening their knowledge, experience and skills by spending time at universities abroad. Furthermore, we welcome international students who are willing to share their knowledge and perspectives with us, whilst enjoying the study opportunities at our University.

No matter whether you are a student planning a stay abroad or an incoming student, one of the most pressing issues when preparing a stay abroad is adequate financing. To assist you in finding ample funding, this website offers information on a plethora of scholarships.

The GeoZentrum wishes you all the best for the application process.

ERASMUS+-Partnerships with Geoscience in Erlangen are:
  • France (Lille)
  • France (Lyon)
  • Italy (Catania)
  • Spain (Barcelona)
  • Hungary (Budapest)

The ERASMUS+ coordinator at the Department of Geoscience is Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Kießling.
First contact our internal coordinator Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Kießling, if you are interested in an ERASMUS+ exchange.

Please find details on ERASMUS+ here

Please find details on the application process here

An overview of partner universities available for exchanges can be found in the MoveOnNet database.

The FAU offers several exchange programmes. More information about exchange programmes can be found on the homepage of the Central Office for International Affairs. You will find general advice for visits abroad alongside current opportunities (please note, some deadlines may be very short).

Other Partnerships:

  • Russia (Ural Federal University)
  • Russia (Vladimir State University)

For more information, please visit the FAU Homepage.

To help with the problems of everyday life, FAU volunteers assist international students through the Buddy Programme. Buddies are FAU students, who are interested in cultures from around the world and would like to help and welcome international students to FAU.

For further information on the Buddy Programme, please visit the hompage of the Faculty of Sciences.