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Information and Communication Technology from Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU) combines the most important areas of electrical engineering, electronics, and communications engineering, as well as computer science.


Information and Communication Technology from Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU) combines the best of two key technologies. Today, life and the world of work are all part of the information society. A number of innovations throughout the world are based on ensuring an increasing volume of information can be exchanged efficiently and processed intelligently. 

Students at Information and Communication Technology from Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU) will:

  • gain knowledge of both hardware and software
  • successfully develop such systems.
  • be identifying new and varied fields of work. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Innovative audio and video technologies (multimedia)
  • Intelligent electricity networks (smart grids)
  • Energy-efficient IT systems (green IT)
  • Fast transmission technologies
  • Optimised medical technologies (e.g. telemedicine, digital hearing aids)

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

You can only apply for a Master’s degree programme at FAU if you have completed or will soon complete an undergraduate degree (e.g. Bachelor’s degree) at a public or state-approved university that qualifies you to progress to Master’s study.

Tuition Fee

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The FAU does not charge tuition fees. However, each semester students must pay a fee for student services (52 EUR) and public transportation (75 EUR).

Living costs for Erlangen

730 - 1100 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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