Erasmus Incoming (Department of Biology)

From Abroad to the Department of Biology

Would you like to study for one semester in our department? Then here you will find some important information.

Exchange Programme: Erasmus+

The Department of Biology has various Erasmus+ partnerships with other European universities. The exchange programme is mainly directed at master’s and PhD students who want to continue their studies in our department. Thus, students have the option either to continue their studies in one of our master’s degree programmes for one semester (5 months) or to complete an internship in one of the department’s institutes for up to 6 months.

For specific questions, please contact Dr. Susanne Morbach in the Department of Biology.

The following courses of study are offered in our department:

Degree Programme
Biology (BSc) German
Modulhandbuch BSc Biologie (German)
Integrated Life Sciences (BSc) German
Modulhandbuch BSc Integrated Life Sciences (German)
Cellular and Molecular Biology (MSc) Predominantly German
Modulhandbuch MSc Zell- und Molekularbiologie (German)
Integrated Life Sciences (MSc) seit WS 15/16 englisch
Module Handbook of Integrated Life Sciences MSc (English)


As part of the Erasmus+ programme, Students of the FAU Department of Biology have the chance for studies or internships at the following partner universities:

Partner University
Exchange places/
Commissioner at FAU
Language requirements
University of Barcelona (Barcelona, Spain) Studies: 1 place (MSc, 5 months)
Internship: 2 places (MSc, 6 months)
Prof. Dr. Uwe Sonnewald German B2
University of Copenhagen (Kopenhagen, Dänemark) 1 place (MSc, PhD, 10 months) Prof. Dr. Rainer Böckmann German B1
Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) Zurich (Zurich, Switzerland) – as part of the Swiss European Mobility Programme 1 place (Bsc, MSc, PhD, 5 months) Prof. Dr. Rainer Böckmann
University of Pécs (Pécs, Hungary Studies: 2 places (MSc, PhD, 5 months) Prof. Dr. Johann Helmut Brandstätter German B2, English B1
University of Strathclyde (Glasgow, Großbritannien) Praktikum: 2 Plätze á 6 Monate (MSc, PhD) Prof. Dr. Andreas Burkovski B1 englisch

Central Office for International Affairs (RIA)

The Central Office for International Affairs (RIA) supplies Information for exchange programme students.