Eligibility Requirements

  • Our exchange programs are open to all regular WiSo students, including students in programs in cooperation with the Faculty of Technology.
  • Regular enrollment throughout the program participation is required.
  • Sufficient language skills must be attested.
  • However, due to admission restrictions at the partner universities, study opportunities are not equally available for all WiSo degree programs.
  • Bachelor students must have completed 2 semesters.

How to apply?

Application for all slots is possible once a year in the winter semester. Any remaining places are announced again in the spring and allocated on a first-come-first-served basis. At this moment, also external candidates from Erlangen may apply.

Everyone can apply for a maximum of 5 ERASMUS and/or 5 OVERSEAS universities – all application documents must be uploaded as pdf (max. 1MB per document).

If applying for both destinations, it is mandatory to specify a prioritization.

Applications for the academic year 2022/2023 (winter and summer semester) can be submitted only via our

current online application form (available from 22th November)

The application deadline is Friday, December 3, 2021, 12:00 p.m.

Application documents

The following documents must be uploaded via the online portal in PDF format (max. 1MB per document):

  • current certificate of enrollment
  • Letter of motivation (in German or English, max. 1 A4 page)
  • Curriculum vitae in table form (in German or English, max. 2 DinA4 pages)
  • Grades documents:
    for BA applicants grade transcript from MeinCampus,
    for MA applicants German BA transcript or copy of the international BA transcript (official conversion is transferred internally according to the so-called Eignungsfeststellungsnote of the FAU admission office)
  • Language certificates (see Language Requirements)
  • Proof of internships, social or volunteer work (maximum 2 proofs)

Important hints

  • In the letter of motivation , please focus on the first target university, NOT on all of them.
  • The more universities are chosen, the higher the chance to be considered for a place!
  • The deadline is for the following WS AND SoSe, i.e. the entire academic year 22/23.