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Master's degree programmes 2017

The following information sheet contains information about Master's de- Please also note that there are different application deadlines for our
gree programmes and other graduate programmes at our University for Master's degree programmes (see table below). Applicants from Non-
the academic year 2017. EU countries are advised to apply as early as possible. In case of an
1. Important differences admission you should then be able to take care of visa matters in good
time.
German universities use the umbrella term Weiterfhrende Studien-
gnge for a number of graduate degree programmes that differ from 5. Admission to Master's degree programmes/qualification as-
each other significantly. There are different kinds of Master's degree sessment
programmes: While the Master's Office is initially responsible for formally checking the
Consecutive Master's degrees application documents, the Admissions Committee for the respective
Non-consecutive Master's degrees Master's degree programme is responsible for assessing the candi-
Continuing professional development programmes date's suitability for the subject. Qualification for a Master's degree pro-
Students in all categories listed are enrolled at the University. Students gramme is generally proved through:
in continuing professional development programmes have an additional 1. An undergraduate university degree in the same subject or
private law contract with an institute at the University or an institution a related subject or equivalent qualification
close to the University, to which they pay fees as agreed. 2. Passing the qualification assessment process (QAP), in
2. Requirements for a Master's degree programme which other criteria besides the Bachelor's degree grade may
A basic requirement for admission to a Master's degree programme is a be considered.
good Bachelor's degree in a relevant subject (minimum grade 2.5). In The admission requirements and selection criteria may differ from sub-
exceptional cases, applicants with a grade of > 2.5 may still be admitted ject to subject. The examination regulations for Master's degree pro-
on the basis of selection interviews, letters of motivation or similar (see grammes in each faculty may stipulate requirements for admission in
point 5). In all cases, the degree must be of equivalent content and certain cases:
quality. http://www.fau.de/universitaet/organisation/recht/studiensatzungen/.
For consecutive Master's degrees, the content of the required first de- The subject-specific regulations for the qualification assessment pro-
gree must be closely related to the subject. Non-consecutive Master's cess can be found on the Master's degree programme's website (see
degrees have a much larger target audience, addressing graduates of table below) or the IBZ information sheets (you can search the degree
many different degree programmes (see table 'Additional infor- programme catalogue here: http://www.fau.eu/studying/degree-
mation/admission requirements'). Graduates of universities of applied programmes/).
sciences or universities of co-operative education with Diplom or
Bachelor's degrees from accredited degree programmes may be admit- 5.1 Required language proficiency
ted to Master's degree programmes at our University. Most Master's degree programmes are taught in German and therefore
require proficiency in the German language. For Master's degree pro-
3. Structure and scope of the Master's degree programmes grammes taught exclusively in English, proficiency in English is re-
Including the preceding Bachelor's degree, a Master's degree is worth quired. The following overview is a helpful guide for checking the
300 ECTS credits, with the standard duration of a Master's degree pro- equivalence of qualifications which demonstrate the required proficiency
gramme being 4 semesters. The structure of the Master's degree pro- in English stated in the table (see below):
grammes is modular, i.e. the examinations are course-related. In the http://www.fau.eu/studying/degree-programmes/equivalence-table.php
last semester, students must write a Master's thesis; this usually lasts
for six months. Master's degrees at a university are at least on the level 5.2 Admission with conditions
of Diplom degrees from a university and generally qualify graduates for In case of not quite equivalent educational qualifications or if a student
doctoral programmes. Some of our Master's degree programmes can has not completed their Bachelor's degree at the time of application,
also be studied as part-time programmes. admission with conditions is possible. In this case the student must pro-
vide proof of completing their Bachelor's degree in parallel to the Mas-
4. Application for Master's degree programmes ter's degree programme or they must participate in certain Bachelor's
Applications for Master's degree programmes are processed by the degree modules. International applicants must present their Bachelor's
Master's Office (rooms 0.032 and 0.048 (international applicants) or degree certificate (or equivalent) when enrolling in person at the latest.
rooms 0.049 and 0.050 (German applicants), Halbmondstr. 6, 91054
Erlangen). The first stage of the application must be submitted via the 6. DSH examination/German course for international applicants
online portal campo: www.campo.fau.de. In most cases, following the International applicants who would like to attend a German language
online application, all of the required documents must be sent to the course should apply via the online portal 'campo'. More information:
Master's Office by post (FAU Erlangen-Nrnberg, Referat L4 - Mas- https://www.fau.eu/international/international-applicants/bachelors-
terbro, Schloplatz 4, 91054 Erlangen). These include: masters-state-examinations/admission-requirements/german-language-
skills-and-certificates/
Paper copies of all documents which provide a record of your ed-
Please note: if this application is successful it will only be valid for the
ucation (single copies of German certificates, officially certified
language course! Application deadlines: January 15th (SoSe), July 15th
copies and certified translations of foreign certificates unless they
(WiSe).
are in German, English or French)
You will be required to submit an extra application for the Master's de-
All additional documents which are required by the specific pro- gree programme online after you have acquired sufficient knowledge of
gramme (letter of motivation, CV, proof of internships/placements, German; this application will be submitted to the Admissions Commit-
language certificates, etc.) A complete overview is available at tee. Applicants who do not need to attend a language course but who
https://www.fau.eu/files/2015/05/FAU_supporting_documents_for have not sat a DSH examination can submit their application for this
_applications_for_masters_degree_programmes.pdf examination as part of their application for the Master's degree pro-
gramme. It is important to note that all applications should be sent to
It is possible to apply for more than one Master's degree programme. If the Master's Office, including the application for the language course.
you submit several applications for multiple Master's degree pro-
grammes, you must submit a separate set of documents for each appli-
cation. Applicants who are offered admission to more than one
programme can decide which offer they wish to accept and which Mas-
ter's degree programme they wish to enrol in.
De- Additional information / admission requirements Subject sem.of applicationPla Proof of language Application
Subject area proficiency
gree (usually a good Bachelor's degree or equivalent) 1st sem. Higher sem. ce (non-native speaker)
deadlines

Faculty of Humanities, Social Sciences, and Theology


Ancient Languages and MA Bachelor's degree in Greek, (Medieval) Latin, Indo-European WiSe WiSe/SoSe ER DSH 1 15.2. (SoSe)
Cultures Studies or another ancient language; http://meinstudium.fau.de/- 15.8. (WiSe)
studienangebot/antike-sprachen-und-kulturen-ma/
Arabic, Islamic and MA Bachelor's degree in Oriental Studies, Islamic Studies and/or Ar- WiSe / SoSe WiSe / SoSe ER DSH 2 + Arabic 15.2. (SoSe)
Semitic Studies abistic Studies / Semitistic Studies or another orient-related sub- level B2 or at least 15.8. (WiSe)
(also part-time) ject; http://www.orientalistik.fau.de/studium/ 40 ECTS
Archaeological MA Relevant Bachelor's degree or related subject (minimum 60 WiSe/SoSe WiSe/SoSe ER DSH 2 15.2. (SoSe)
Sciences ECTS credits); http://meinstudium.fau.de/studien- 15.8. (WiSe)
angebot/archaeologische-wissenschaften-ma/
Book Studies MA Degree in book studies or media-related degree; WiSe WiSe ER DSH 2 15.8.
http://www.buchwiss.fau.de/studium/master.html
Christian Media MA Degree in Theology; duration: 3 semesters; WiSe WiSe ER DSH 2 15.7.
Communication www.christliche-medienkommunikation.de
(also part-time)
Development MA Bachelor's degree with substantial economics content (minimum WiSe WiSe ER No DSH, 15.8.
Economics and 70 ECTS credits); https://www.economics.phil.fau.eu/- C1 (English)
International Studies ) study/degree-programs/master-of-arts-development-economics-
and-international-studies/
English Studies MA Bachelor's degree in English/American studies or related subject WiSe WiSe/SoSe ER No DSH, 15.2. (SoSe)
(also part-time) ) (minimum 60 ECTS credits); https://www.anglistik.phil.fau.de/- C1 (English) 15.8. (WiSe)
degree-programs/ma-english-studies/
Educational Research MA Completed teaching degree (Lehramt) or degree including a min- WiSe/SoSe WiSe/SoSe N DSH 2 15.2. (SoSe)
on Learning and In- imum of 30 ECTS credits of education science content 15.8. (WiSe)
struction (also part- http://www.ee-bf.studium.fau.de/
time)
Ethics of Textual Cul- MA Excellent Bachelor's degree in a relevant subject (philology, the- WiSe/SoSe WiSe ER DSH 2 15.2. (SoSe)
tures (Elite Master's ology, European cultural history or philosophy). 1.8. (WiSe)
degree programme) http://www.ethikdertextkulturen.de/
German Language and MA Bachelor's degree or equivalent main subject related to German WiSe/SoSe WiSe/SoSe ER DSH 2 + C2: GDS; 15.12. 3) / 15.2.
Literature Studies; otherwise UniCert4, (SoSe)
http://www.germanistik.phil.fau.de/studiengangsangebot/ma- TestDaF 5, DSH 3 4) 15.6. 3) / 15.8.
germanistik.shtml
(WiSe)
Gerontology MSc Degree in psychology, sociology, education science, sport sci- WiSe / SoSe WiSe / SoSe N DSH 2 15.3. (SoSe)
(also part-time) ences, medicine, health care, social economy or equivalent with (only part (only part 31.7. (WiSe)
significant focus on gerontology. http://geronto.studium.fau.de/ time) time)
History MA Bachelor's degree in history or a related subject (minimum 35 WiSe/SoSe WiSe ER DSH 2 15.2. (SoSe)
(also part-time) ECTS credits); http://www.geschichte.fau.de/cms/studium-und- 15.8. (WiSe)
lehre/studienangebot/master-of-arts.php
Empires and Transcon- MA http://www.master-imperien-und-raeume.phil.fau.de/ WiSe --- ER DSH 2 +English B2 15.8. (WiSe)
tinental Spaces + modern foreign
language B2
Islamic Theological MA Subject-specific or subject-related degrees (minimum 40 ECTS) WiSe WiSe ER C1 (German)+ 15.8. (WiSe)
Studies http://www.dirs.phil.uni-erlangen.de/studium-lehre/master/master- Arabic level B2 or
islamisch-religioese-studien.shtml min. 40 ECTS
Art History MA Subject-specific or subject-related degrees (e.g. art education, WiSe/SoSe WiSe ER DSH 2 15.3. (SoSe)
(also part-time) theatre and media studies, design or architecture) which include 15.8. (WiSe)
art history content; www.kunstgeschichte.fau.de
Art Education MA Bachelor's degree in fine art, new media art, graphic/product de- WiSe WiSe ER/ DSH 2 15.8.
sign, art education or equivalent (minimum 70 ECTS credits); N
http://kunst.ewf.fau.de/studium/ma-kunstvermittlung.shtml
Master's degree related MEd https://www.zfl.fau.de/lehramtsbezogene-masterstudiengang- WiSe/SoSe WiSe/SoSe ER DSH 2 15.2. (SoSe)
to the teaching degree gymnasium-uni-erlangen/ 15.8. (WiSe)
'Lehramt Gymnasium'
Lexicography MA Bachelor's degree with relevant subject (linguistics, book studies, WiSe WiSe/SoSe ER No DSH but 15.1. (SoSe)
(European Master's media studies, communication science, etc.) UNIcert B1 (Eng- 1.8. (WiSe)
degree) https://www.emlex.phil.fau.eu/ lish + German)
Linguistics MA Bachelor's degree in degree programmes with linguistic, philolog- WiSe/SoSe WiSe/SoSe ER DSH 3 4) 15.2. (SoSe)
(also part-time) ical and/or language-practice content worth at least 60 ECTS 15.8. (WiSe)
credits; http://www.maling.phil.fau.de/
Literary Studies MA Bachelor's degree in English / German / Nordic / comparative / WiSe WiSe ER DSH 2 + 15.8.
intermedial and inter- Romance studies or a related subject (book studies, art history, modern foreign
cultural (also part-time) sociology etc.); http://www.malit.phil.fau.de/ language C1
De- Additional information / admission requirements Subject sem.of applicationPla Proof of language Application
Subject area proficiency
gree (usually a good Bachelor's degree or equivalent) 1st sem. Higher sem. ce (non-native speaker)
deadlines
Media, Ethics and Reli- MA Above-average degree mainly from humanities, law or economics WiSe WiSe ER DSH 2 15.7.
gion (also part-time) http://www.medien-ethik-religion.de
Middle Ages and Early MA Subject-specific or subject-related degree (min.35 ECTS credits); WiSe --- ER DSH 2 15.8.
Modern Period http://www.geschichte.fau.de/cms/studium-und-
lehre/studienangebot/master-of-arts.php
Medieval and MA Subject-specific or subject-related degree (min.35 ECTS credits); --- WiSe/SoSe ER DSH 2 15.3. (SoSe)
Renaissance Studies http://www.geschichte.fau.de/cms/studium-und- 15.8. (WiSe)
lehre/studienangebot/master-of-arts.php
Medieval Latin and MA Subject-specific or subject-related degree with significant medie- WiSe WiSe/SoSe ER DSH 2 15.3. (SoSe)
Neo-Latin val content. http://www.mittellatein.phil.fau.de 15.8. (WiSe)
(also part-time)
Middle Eastern Studies MA Bachelor's degree Islamic studies or socio-scientific subject relat- WiSe / SoSe WiSe/SoSe ER DSH 2 + Arabic B2 15.2. (SoSe)
ing to Middle East http://www.nahost.studium.fau.de/ or min. 40 ECTS 15.8. (WiSe)
North American Stud- MA Bachelor's degree, usually American or English studies WiSe WiSe ER No DSH 31.5. 3) / 15.8.
ies: Culture and Litera- https://www.anglistik.phil.fau.de/degree-programs/ma-north- C1 (English)
ture (also part-time) ) american-studies/
Education MA Bachelor's degree in education science or a degree with a con- WiSe WiSe ER DSH 2 15.8.
(also part-time) siderable amount of subject matter related to education science;
http://www.paedagogik.phil.fau.de/studium/ma-paedagogik
Philosophy MA Bachelor's degree in philosophy or a related subject (minimum 60 WiSe/SoSe WiSe/SoSe ER DSH 2 28.2. (SoSe)
(also part-time) ECTS); http://www.philosophie.phil.fau.de/studium- 15.8. (WiSe)
lehre/master/index.shtml
Physical Activity and MA University degree with specialisation in physical activity or health; WiSe WiSe ER No DSH, 30.4.
Health ) http://www.master.sport.fau.de/ English B2
Political Science MA Bachelor's degree in political science or a degree related to politi- WiSe WiSe/SoSe ER DSH 2 15.3. (SoSe)
cal science (minimum 70 ECTS credits); for the specialisation C1 (English; 15.8. (WiSe)
'Public Law' at least 70 ECTS credits in 'Public Law'; proof in the 3rd sub-
https://www.pol.phil.fau.de/studium/studiengaenge/master/
ject semester)
Japanese Popular Cul- MA Subject-specific degree with at least 70 ECTS credits in Japa- WiSe WiSe ER DSH 2 15.8.
ture and Media Studies nese studies
(also part-time) http://www.japanologie.phil.fau.de/
Psychology (NC) MSc Bachelor's degree in psychology; admission restrictions WiSe WiSe (3rd) / ER DSH 2 15.1. (SoSe)
http://www.psychologie.phil.fau.de/rund-ums- SoSe 1.8. (WiSe)
studium/masterstudiengang.shtml; First academic degree has to (2nd & 4th) 15.9. late sub-
be submitted until September 15th at the latest. missions
Romance Studies MA French Romance Studies / Italian Romance Studies / Iberian WiSe/SoSe WiSe/SoSe ER DSH 2 + 15.3. (SoSe)
(also part-time) Studies or similar (minimum 60 ECTS credits) A2 (Spa./Ital.) / 15.8. (WiSe)
http://www.makomprom.phil.uni-erlangen.de/ B1 (Fren.)
Chinese Studies MA University degree in Chinese studies or a degree programme with WiSe/SoSe WiSe/SoSe ER DSH 2 15.3. (SoSe)
a specialisation in Chinese studies (minimum 70 ECTS); 15.8. (WiSe)
https://www.sinologie.phil.uni-erlangen.de/studium/master-
sinologie.shtml
Sociology MA BA sociology / degrees with at least 40 ECTS credits from sociol- WiSe WiSe/SoSe ER DSH 2 15.2. (SoSe)
(also part-time) ogy; www.soziologie.phil.fau.de/ (only full time) 15.8. (WiSe)
Standards of Decision MA) Research-oriented BA mainly from humanities, law or economics WiSe --- ER No DSH, 15.7.
Making Across Cultures https://www.sinologie.phil.uni-erlangen.de/studium/master- English B2
standards-of-decision-making-across-cultures.shtml
The Americas / MA Bachelor's degree English studies / American studies / Iberian WiSe/SoSe WiSe/SoSe ER English C1 / 15.3. (SoSe)
Las Amricas studies / Romance studies / Hispanic studies etc. or subject- Spanish B2 15.8. (WiSe)
(also part-time) related (minimum 60 ECTS credits) www.maamericas.phil.fau.de/ (or other way round)
Theatre and Media MA Bachelor's degree in theatre and media studies or subject-related WiSe WiSe ER DSH 2 15.8.
Studies (also part-time) (minimum 60 ECTS credits); http://www.theater-medien.de/
Theatre Pedagogy MA Bachelor's degree in theatre studies / education science / other WiSe WiSe ER DSH 2 15.8.
(also part-time) degree programme with at least 60 ECTS credits related to thea-
tre education; http://www.theaterpaedagogik.phil.fau.de/

Faculty of Business, Economics, and Law


Labour Market and MSc Above average university degree in economics or social sciences WiSe WiSe N DSH 2 31.5.
Human Resources with basic knowledge of statistics and economics;
https://www.wiso.rw.fau.eu/study/study-options/degree-
programs/masters/labor-market-and-human-resources/
Economics ) MSc University degree in economics or a related discipline (e.g. social WiSe WiSe/SoSe N No DSH, 31.1. (SoSe)
sciences, mathematics, industrial engineering and management, B2 (English) 31.5. (WiSe)
etc.); www.dmse.wiso.fau.de
De- Additional information / admission requirements Subject sem.of applicationPla Proof of language Application
Subject area proficiency
gree (usually a good Bachelor's degree or equivalent) 1st sem. Higher sem. ce (non-native speaker)
deadlines
Finance, Auditing, MSc Undergraduate degree in economics or a related subject; WiSe/SoSe WiSe/SoSe N DSH 2/ UNICert III/ 31.1. (SoSe)
Controlling, Taxation https://www.wiso.rw.fau.eu/study/study-options/degree- C1 (German) 31.5. (WiSe)
(FACT) programs/masters/finance-auditing-controlling-taxation-fact/
Note: obligatory admissions examination before application
Health Management MSc Bachelor's degree with economic background; WiSe WiSe N DSH 2 31.5.
and Health Economics https://www.wiso.rw.fau.eu/study/study-options/degree-
(MIGG) programs/masters/health-management-and-health-economics/
International Business MSc Degree in a branch of economics or social sciences (e.g. interna- WiSe WiSe N No DSH 31.5.
Studies (MIBS) ) tional business, business administration, management, econom- TOEFL iBT 100+
ics etc.); https://www.wiso.rw.fau.eu/study/study-options/degree- (English)
programs/masters/international-business-studies/
International Infor- MSc Degree in management, economics, engineering, natural scienc- WiSe WiSe N A2 (German) 31.5.
mation Systems (IIS) ) es, computer science or information systems; www.iis.fau.de/ C1 (English)
Management MSc Bachelor's degree in economics or a related subject with suffi- WiSe WiSe N DSH 2 31.5.
cient knowledge of economics; https://www.wiso.rw.fau.eu/-
study/study-options/degree-programs/masters/management/
Note: obligatory admissions examination before application.
Marketing MSc Degree in economics / social economics with at least 10 ECTS WiSe WiSe N DSH 2 31.5.
statistics or degree in a related subject (min. 50 ECTS +10 ECTS
statistics); https://www.wiso.rw.fau.eu/study/study-options/degree-
programs/masters/marketing/
Socioeconomics MSc Economics and Social Studies; https://www.wiso.rw.fau.eu/study/- WiSe WiSe N DSH 2 31.5.
study-options/degree-programs/masters/socioeconomics/
Business Education MSc Bachelor's degree in business education, economics or related; WiSe WiSe N DSH 2 31.5.
(also part-time) https://www.wiso.rw.fau.eu/study/study-options/degree-
programs/masters/business-education/
Applicants may choose to follow Branch of Study I or II

Faculty of Medicine
Medical Process MSc Above average degree (Bachelor's degree) in:natural sciences WiSe WiSe ER DSH 2 15.7.
Management (e.g. biochemistry, biology, etc.), computer science or engi-
neering (e.g. biomedical / life science / medical engineering, etc.)
or economics and social sciences (e.g. business studies etc.);
https://www.med.fau.eu/education/medical-process-management/
Molecular Medicine) MSc Bachelor's degree/Diplom in Molecular Medicine, Life Science; WiSe WiSe ER No DSH 15.7.
www.med.fau.de/studium/m-sc-molecular-medicine/prospective/ English B2
Faculty of Sciences
Chemistry ) MSc Good Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in a relevant subject; WiSe/SoSe WiSe ER No DSH 15.1. (SoSe)
https://www.chemie.uni-erlangen.de/dcp/studium-en- English B2 15.7. (WiSe)
US/studiengaenge-en-US/chemistry/
Climate & Environmen- MSc Good Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in Physical Geography or WiSe/SoSe --- ER No DSH 15.1. (SoSe)
tal Sciences another relevant subject; http://www.geographie.nat.uni- English B2 15.7. (WiSe)
erlangen.de/studieren/studiengaenge/msc-climate-environmental-
sciences
Computational and Ap- MSc Good Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in a relevant subject; WiSe --- ER No DSH 15.7.
plied Mathematics http://www.studium.math.fau.de/studienorganisation-und- English B2
studiengaenge/computational-and-applied-mathematics/
Geothermal Energy MSc Joint Degree (TU Mnchen); WiSe --- ER DSH 2 15.7.
https://www.gzn.fau.de/studium/master-geothermiegeoenergie/
Geosciences MSc Good Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in a relevant subject. WiSe WiSe ER English B2 15.7.
www.gzn.fau.de/en/students/master-programme/ (+ DSH 2 dependent
on specialisation)
Integrated Life Scienc- MSc Subject-specific or subject-related degree; WiSe WiSe/SoSe ER No DSH 28.2. (SoSe)
es: Biology, Biomathe- https://www.biologie.nat.fau.de/studium/vor-dem-studium/master- English B2 15.7. (WiSe)
matics, Biophysics ) integrated-life-sciences/
(ILS)
Cultural Geography MA Good Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in a relevant subject. Ap- WiSe/SoSe WiSe ER DSH 2 31.1. (SoSe)
plicants who are rejected may repeat the QAP once on the next 15.7. (WiSe)
date; www.geographie.nat.fau.de/studieren/studiengaenge/ma-
kulturgeographie/
Materials Physics ) MSc Good Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in a relevant subject; WiSe/SoSe WiSe ER No DSH 15.1. (SoSe)
https://www.physik.nat.fau.de/studium/materialphysik-bm/ English B2 15.7. (WiSe)
Mathematics MSc Good Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in a relevant subject; WiSe/SoSe WiSe/SoSe ER Modified DSH 1 15.1. (SoSe)
http://www.studium.math.fau.de/studienorganisation-und- (written DSH 2; 15.7. (WiSe)
studiengaenge/mathematik/master-mathematik.html oral DSH 1)
De- Additional information / admission requirements Subject sem.of applicationPla Proof of language Application
Subject area proficiency
gree (usually a good Bachelor's degree or equivalent) 1st sem. Higher sem. ce (non-native speaker)
deadlines
Molecular Science ) MSc Good Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in a relevant subject; WiSe/SoSe WiSe ER No DSH 15.1. (SoSe)
https://www.chemie.uni-erlangen.de/dcp/index.php/studium-en- English B2 15.7. (WiSe)
US/studiengaenge-en-US/molecular-science-en-US/
Physics ) MSc Good Bachelor's degree in physics or similar, equivalent universi- WiSe/SoSe WiSe / SoSe ER No DSH 15.1. (SoSe)
ty degree; English B2 15.7. (WiSe)
https://www.physik.nat.fau.de/internationales/programme-and-
courses/msc-in-physics/
Industrial MSc Good Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in a relevant subject; --- WiSe/SoSe ER Modified DSH 1 15.1. (SoSe)
Mathematics http://www.studium.math.fau.de/studienorganisation-und- (written DSH 2; 15.7. (WiSe)
studiengaenge/technomathematik/master-technomathematik.html oral DSH 1)
Economics and MSc Good Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in a relevant degree sub- WiSe/SoSe WiSe/SoSe ER Modified DSH 1 15.1. (SoSe)
Mathematics ject; http://www.studium.math.fau.de/studienorganisation-und- (written DSH 2; 15.7. (WiSe)
studiengaenge/wirtschaftsmathematik/master- oral DSH 1)
wirtschaftsmathematik.html
Cell and Molecular MSc Above-average Bachelor's degree or equivalent in biology or de- WiSe WiSe/SoSe ER Modified DSH 1 15.12. (SoSe)
Biology gree programme with equivalent content; (written DSH 2; 15.7. (WiSe)
https://www.biologie.nat.fau.de/studium/vor-dem-studium/master- oral DSH 1)
zell-und-molekularbiologie/

Faculty of Engineering
Advanced Materials & MSc Above-average Bachelor's degree or equivalent in chemical and WiSe WiSe ER No DSH, 31.3. 3) / 15.7.
Processes (MAP) ) hons. biological engineering, material sciences or a subject with related proof of sufficient
(Elite degree pro- content; letter of recommendation from two university lecturers; English skills
admission by the Admissions Committee (selection interview); (TOEFL, etc.)
gramme)
www.elite-map.techfak.fau.de/
Advanced Optical MSc Above-average Bachelor's degree or equivalent in a related field WiSe WiSe ER No DSH, 15.4. 3) / 15.7.
Technologies (MAOT)) of engineering or in physics; letter of recommendation from two proof of sufficient
(Elite degree pro- university lecturers; admission by the Admissions Committee (ap- English skills (B2)
plication interview); www.aot.uni-erlangen.de/maot/
gramme)
Advanced Signal Pro- MSc Excellent Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering, communica- WiSe WiSe ER No DSH, 15.4. 3) / 15.7.
cessing and Communi- tion engineering, computer science or closely related disciplines. proof of sufficient
cations Engineering Information on entry requirements and application: English skills (B2)
http://www.asc.studium.fau.de/
(ASC) ) (Elite degree
programme)
Teaching Engineering MEd Bachelor's degree or equivalent in vocational education in engi- WiSe/SoSe WiSe/SoSe ER/ DSH 2 15.1. (SoSe)
in Vocational Schools neering, electrical engineering, information technology or subject- N 15.7. (WiSe)
(also part-time) related degree; http://www.lehramt-ei.studium.fau.de/
Chemical Engineering MSc Bachelor's degree or equivalent in chemical engineering or sub- WiSe/SoSe WiSe/SoSe ER B2 (German), 15.1. (SoSe)
Sustainable Chemical ject-related degree; B2 (English) 15.7. (WiSe)
Technologies (also http://www.cen.studium.fau.de/
part-time)
Chemical and Biologi- MSc Bachelor's degree or equivalent in chemical and biological engi- WiSe/SoSe WiSe/SoSe ER B2 (German), 15.1. (SoSe)
cal Engineering ) neering or a subject with related content (e.g. life science engi- B2 (English) 15.7. (WiSe)
(also part time) neering, chemical engineering);
http://www.cbi.studium.fau.de/
Communications and MSc Information on entry requirements and application: WiSe WiSe/SoSe ER No DSH, 15.3. (SoSe)
Multimedia Engineering http://www.cme.studium.fau.de/for-prospective- B2 (English) 15.3. 3) / 15.7.
(also part-time) students/application.shtml (WiSe)
Computational MSc Bachelor's degree or equivalent in computational engineering, WiSe/SoSe WiSe ER No DSH, 15.1. (SoSe)
Engineering ) computer science, applied mathematics or engineering with a B2 (English) 15.4. 3) / 15.7.
considerable proportion of computer science content; (WiSe)
http://www.ce.fau.de
Electrical Engineering MSc Bachelor's degree or equivalent in electrical, electronic and com- WiSe/SoSe WiSe/SoSe ER DSH 2 15.1. (SoSe)
(EEI) putational engineering or a subject with related content; 15.7. (WiSe)
(also part-time) http://www.eei.studium.fau.de/
Energy Technology MSc Bachelor's degree or equivalent in energy technology or a subject WiSe/SoSe WiSe/SoSe ER DSH 2 15.1. (SoSe)
(also part-time) with related content; http://www.et.studium.fau.de/ 15.7. (WiSe)
Computer Science MSc Bachelor's degree or equivalent in computer science or related; WiSe/SoSe WiSe/SoSe ER DSH 2 15.1. (SoSe)
(also part-time) http://www.informatik.studium.fau.de/ B2 (English) 15.7. (WiSe)
Information and Com- MSc Bachelor's degree or equivalent in information and communica- WiSe/SoSe WiSe/SoSe ER DSH 2 15.1. (SoSe)
munication Technology tion technology or a subject with related content, e.g. electrical, 15.7. (WiSe)
(IuK) (also part-time) electronic and communication engineering, computer science;
http://www.iuk.studium.fau.de/
Life Science Engineer- MSc Bachelor's degree or equivalent in life science engineering or a WiSe/SoSe WiSe/SoSe ER B2 (German), 15.1. (SoSe)
ing (also part-time) subject with related content, e.g. chemical and biological engi- B2 (English) 15.7. (WiSe)
neering; http://www.lse.studium.fau.de/
De- Additional information / admission requirements Subject sem.of application Pla Proof of language Application
Subject area proficiency
gree (usually a good Bachelor's degree or equivalent) 1st sem. Higher sem. ce (non-native speaker)
deadlines
Mechanical Engineer- MSc Bachelor's degree or equivalent in mechanical engineering, inter- WiSe/SoSe WiSe/SoSe ER DSH 2 15.1. (SoSe)
ing (also part-time) national production engineering or a subject with related content; 15.7. (WiSe)
http://www.mb.studium.fau.de/
Materials Science and MSc Bachelor's degree or equivalent in materials science and engi- WiSe/SoSe WiSe/SoSe ER DSH 2 15.1. (SoSe)
Engineering neering or a subject with related content (e.g. nanotechnology); 15.7. (WiSe)
http://www.mat.studium.fau.de/
Mechatronics MSc Bachelor's degree or equivalent in mechatronics or a subject with WiSe/SoSe WiSe/SoSe ER DSH 2 15.1. (SoSe)
related content; http://www.mechatronik.studium.fau.de/ 15.7. (WiSe)
Medical Engineering MSc Bachelor's degree or equivalent in medical engineering or related WiSe/SoSe WiSe/SoSe ER DSH 2 15.1. (SoSe)
(also part-time) content; http://www.medical- or English C1 15.7. (WiSe)
engineering.study.fau.eu/prospective-students/
Nanotechnology MSc Bachelor's degree or equivalent in nanotechnology or a subject WiSe/SoSe WiSe/SoSe ER DSH 2 15.1. (SoSe)
with related content, e.g. materials science and engineering; 15.7. (WiSe)
http://www.nano.studium.fau.de/
Industrial Engineering MSc Bachelor's degree or equivalent in industrial engineering and WiSe/SoSe WiSe/SoSe ER/ DSH 2 1.12. (SoSe)
and Management management; http://www.wing.fau.de N 15.7. (WiSe)
Continuing professional development programmes (subject to a fee)
Subject area Degree Further information / admissions requirements Start Place
Health Business Administration MA Completed degree at university of applied science or university, 2 years of WiSe N
(extra-occupational distance course) professional experience; www.mhba.de/mhba/
MBA Business Management MBA Degree from a university of applied sciences or university, or equivalent; WiSe N
(extra-occupational Master's programme) www.mba-nuernberg.info/
Marketing Management MMM Degree in economics, at least 1 year of professional experience; WiSe N
(extra-occupational Master's programme) www.mmm.wiso.fau.de/
Master in Health and Medical Manage- MHMM Completed degree at a university of applied sciences or university (any sub- WiSe N
ment (extra-occupational distance ject but medicine) with a minimum of 240 ECTS credits and at least 2 years
course) of qualified professional experience after graduation; www.mhmm.de/
Master of Human Rights ) MA Completed degree; at least 1 year of professional experience; WiSe ER
www.humanrights-master.fau.de/
Multimedia Education (extra-occupational Master's University Bachelor's degree or equivalent; WiSe N
Master's degree programme) degree www.mmd.fau.de/
Organizational Development and Human MA Bachelor's degree (university, university of applied sciences) or equivalent WiSe ER/N
Resources (extra-occupational Master's www.master-oepe.de/
degree programme)
Further programmes, additional qualifications or certificates (no actual Master's degrees)
Subject area Degree Further information Start Place
German and French Law Master's Double degree programme with Rennes/France; http://www.dt-frz-recht-erlangen.de WiSe ER
degree/Matrise
Law LLM Required: foreign law degree equivalent to the first State Examination in law; WiSe/ ER
(Magister Legum) http://www.jura.fau.de/studium/llm/index.shtml SoSe
Physics Advanced Ph.D. Elite degree programme for gifted students; www.physics-advanced.de ER
Supplementary and degree-related Certificate Language courses for students of all faculties; https://www.fau.eu/study/prospective- ER/N
foreign language training students/degree-programmes/language-courses/
Additionally we offer a number of advanced teaching degree (Lehramt) extension courses (for example Media Education, Performing Arts, Teaching German as a Second Lan-
guage, Philosophy/Ethics, etc.); there is a separate information sheet for these courses: https://www.fau.de/files/2013/12/Lehramt_Erweiterungsstudium.pdf
Abbreviations and notes
) Language: Most of the courses/lectures in this degree programme are held in English.
) Language: All of the courses/lectures in this degree programme are held in English.
3) Application deadline: We recommend that applicants from non-EU countries apply as early as possible

4) For the degree programmes German Language and Literature and Linguistics proficient knowledge of the German language is required at the time of application!

(also part-time): This degree programme can also be studied part-time. Students have to choose the form of their degree programme (full-time/part-time) upon enrolling in person.
ER = courses in Erlangen; N = courses in Nuremberg
LLM = Master of Laws; MA = Master of Arts; MSc = Master of Science; MEd = Master of Education

More information online


Information for international applicants: https://www.fau.eu/international/international-applicants/bachelors-masters-state-examinations/
Examination regulations: https://www.fau.eu/study/current-students/examination-matters/
Information from the Student Advice and Career Service (Zentrale Studienberatung, IBZ): https://www.fau.eu/study/
Directory of lectures persons and institutions: http://www.univis.fau.de
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