Citizens´ Initiative – Preserve Housing in Erlangen

The citizens’ petition “”Wohnraum erhalten” (“Preserve housing”) is campaigning for the preservation of housing and residential homes around the University Hospital in Erlangen’s city center, which are at risk due to the construction plans of the University Hospital and the city and are to be converted into offices. With a signature everyone can make his mark for affordable housing and against the destruction of lliving space in Erlangen. Erlangen needs more living space to counter the housing shortage among students.
All EU citizens who are of legal age and reside in Erlangen may sign the petition.
All collection points and further information can be found at
Get active and join us on March 26th in Sophienstr. 94

Wishing Wall: What do you wish for to feel safe at FAU?

As part of the campaign #FAUrespect against discrimination and sexual harassment by the Office of Equality and Diversity, students of the Master’s program “Theater – Forschung – Vermittlung” developed the “Wishing Wall” – a digital message board on which your wishes and requests directed at FAU as an institution are being collected anonymously from February 6, 2024 until March 8, 2024. Until then, you are welcome to share what you wish for to feel safe and appreciated at FAU:

Zoom chat: Studying with a disability

Studying can present a wide range of challenges for people with physical, mental and chronical disabilities and illnesses. In a relaxed atmosphere, the Zoom chat on March 15th and March 29th 2024 at 4 p.m. will provide a digital space for networking and exchanging tips and tricks about studying with disabilities. The chat takes place regularly every other Friday.

The link to the Zoom chat is available on the website of the Office of Equality and Diversity.

Fancy a cool & flexible job? We want you!

We are looking for employees for the vacation program of the city of Erlangen. Every year we (Kinderkulturbüro) offer various activities for children and teenagers during the easter and summer vacations. Your tasks would be the supervision of day trips, childcare offers and workshops with children aged 6 to 15 years. In return, the city of Erlangen pays vacation program employees a fair salary (€16/hour). There is also an exciting program and a great team of colleagues. You can determine your own working hours and combine them perfectly with your studies! You must be at least 18 years old, speak fluent German, enjoy working with children and preferably have experience in this field. We look forward to meeting you!