The Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nürnberg belongs to one of the few universities being able to offer excellent interdisciplinary studies, because of the multitude of institutes, intensely cooperating. It's rather unique for a German university to both contain an outstanding medicine as well as technical department.
Consisting of eleven departments with more then 265 institutes, and over 11.600 employees, it represents the second largest university in Bavaria. Around 26.600 students are enroled, of which about 70 % come from Franconia. With an expenditure of about 650 million Euros, the university represents an essential economic factor in our region.
The technical faculty has been established forty years ago and contains at the moment nine study courses (consecutive bachelor-/master courses): computer science, chemical and biological engineering, mechatronics, mechanical engineering, material sciences, information and communication technology, industrial engineering, computational engineering, electrical engineering.
Moreover, two master programmes have been established over the last few years: Advanced materials and processes + Systems of information and multimedia techniques.
The group of students visiting you in March consists of eight electrical engineers (with the specialization in high frequency, microelectronics, communications engineering and automation), two chemical engineers, one industrial engineer, as well as an employee of the institute of information technology. Among those eleven students are eight graduates and two undergraduates.
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