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Chronology of Establishment
Pre-2008
Cooperation between the Friedrich-Alexander University of Erlangen-Nuremberg (FAU) and several Korean universities in Seoul and Busan, most intensively with Dongseo University in Busan (dual-degree program; student and lecturer/researcher exchange)
February 2008
Memorandum of Understanding between FAU, Busan Metropolitan City Government and Busan-Jinhae Free Economic Zone Authority regarding the establishment of an FAU branch campus in the Free Economic Zone
January 2009
Korean Ministry of Knowledge Economy and Busan Metropolitan City decide to fund FAU Busan
March 2009
German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) decides to fund FAU Busan within the DAAD program "German Study Programmes Abroad"
April 2009
"Agreement on the Establishment and Operation of FAU Busan" between the Friedrich-Alexander University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Busan Metropolitan City Government, and Busan-Jinhae Free Economic Zone Authority signed by President of FAU, Lord Mayor of Busan and Commissioner of BJFEZ
May 2009
FAU establishes a subsidiary non-profit company for the operation of the Busan Campus: FAU Busan GmbH
July 2009
Memorandum of Understanding between the Friedrich-Alexander University of Erlangen-Nuremberg and Busan Techno Park regarding the lease of facilities for FAU Busan
November 2009
Korean Ministry of Education, Science and Technology approves FAU's application to establish a branch campus at Busan
May 2010
Opening Ceremony with FAU Vice President Prof. Dr. Steinrück and FAU Chancellor Schöck at the Busan Campus
October 2010
Student recruitment campaign for Spring semester 2011 (October 2010 to January 2011) starts with a press conference at Busan
Audi becomes a supporter of FAU Busan by sponsoring company cars