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Friedrich-Alexander University of Erlangen-Nuremberg



(LINK TO Friedrich-Alexander University of Erlangen-Nuremberg : http://www.uni-erlangen.org/ )
Established
1743
Staff and Faculty
About 550 professors and more than 12,000 academic and
non-academic appointments in affiliated teaching hospitals
Students
Total - About 27,300
International - About 2,500
Faculties
Friedrich-Alexander University of Erlangen-Nuremberg is made up of 5 faculties:
School of Humanities, Social Sciences and Theology; Law School, School of Business and Economics; Medical School; School of Sciences; School of Engineering
Nobel Laureates
3 - Emil Fischer, Eduard Buchner and Arthur Harden
Famous Former
Students and Graduates
  • Johann Christian Daniel von Schreber (1739-1810), naturalist
  • Samuel Hahnemann (1755-1843), founder of homeopathy
  • Georg Simon Ohm (1789-1854), physicist, Ohm's law named after him
  • Justus von Liebig (1803-1873), chemist, "father of the fertilizer industry"
  • Ludwig Andreas Feuerbach (1804-1872), philosopher
  • Eduard Buchner (1860-1917), chemist
  • Emmy Noether (1882-1935), mathematician, Noether's theorem named after her
  • Hans Geiger (1882-1945), physicist, Geiger counter named after him
  • Ludwig Erhard (1897-1977), Chancellor of Germany 1963-1966
  • Karlheinz Brandenburg (1954-), audio engineer, his Fraunhofer Institute team
  • developed the MP3 audio codec
Library Collection
About 5.5 million volumes
President
Prof. Dr. Karl-Dieter Grüske
Seal
Motto
Advance through Networks
Color
Blue
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Naming
The name Friedrich-Alexander University comes from the university's first founder Friedrich, Margrave of Brandenburg-Bayreuth, and its benefactor Christian Frederick Charles Alexander, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach