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Information for students


The Institute of Geography welcomes international students to Germany and the FAU! You can find all the information needed to plan your stay at our institute here. For further course guidance and detailed information please contact ed.ua1521665233f@lan1521665233oitan1521665233retni1521665233-eihp1521665233argoe1521665233g1521665233.



If you are interested in studying abroad, please visit the website of the Central Office for International Affairs (RIA). There you will find all kinds of information on studying abroad and international scholarship advice, as well as announcements about current study possibilities worldwide. Please keep in mind that applications often have tight deadlines. You can explore our international partnerships in the following map.



Some hints for ERASMUS+ applications

Deadline for applications for both the winter semester and the subsequent summer semester is the 15th of January. However, remaining places for the summer semester will be assigned until the 1st of October, and you should contact ed.ua1521665233f@lan1521665233oitan1521665233retni1521665233-eihp1521665233argoe1521665233g1521665233 in such a case. In principle, the duration fo your stay abroad will be 1-2 semesters. Please follow the advices of our ERASMUS-Check-list (only in German)!


Information about bilateral exchange programmes at the Institute of Geography

MA/MSc-scholarships for studies in Ecuador (FLACSO) in the frame of the DAAD-Program Study and Training Partnerships (ISAP) (applications closed; contact person: Prof. Dr. Perdita Pohle)

Minnesota State University, Mankato (USA) in the frame of the Direct Exchange Programme USA (only in German)


Further ways to study abroad (only in German)


Experience reports                

RIA (This link will be activated in June/July 2017)

Geographers abroad (only in german)