Welcome to FAU

Dear Freshmen,

in a few days the lectures for the winter semester 21/22 will start. To help everyone find their way around during their first days we have summarized information on the most important topics for you here:

First steps

In order to get along as well as possible from the beginning, it is important to familiarize yourself with the infrastructure of FAU. We recommend our Checklist for the start of studies.


This winter semester, the corona virus will continue to be a part of our lives. For those who want to know more about what protective and containment measures are being taken, we have compiled information that you can view at Stuve Corona Info.

Introductory events

Before the lectures start, there will be a freshman welcome for all new students of FAU on 18.10 from 2 to 5 pm. You can find more information here.

Information on the subject-specific introductions for your subjects can be found bundled on the websites of your faculties:

We wish you all a good start in your studies.

Your Stuve