Welcome to the Faculty of Business, Economics, and Law

FAU is a leading university in many research fields at both a national and international level. The Research Focus Areas at the five faculties highlight the wide range of disciplines which are covered in research and teaching at FAU. Just like FAU’s interfaculty Key Research Priorities, each of the Research Focus Areas at the faculties is also supported by several professors, the research has a high level of national and international visibility, and research and teaching are closely linked. The Faculty of Business, Economics, and Law is home to the School of Law in Erlangen and the School of Business, Economics and Society in Nuremberg.

Since it was founded in 1743, the School of Law has made a significant contribution to Erlangen’s reputation as a key location for legal knowledge and teaching. It maintains close contact with many legal bodies, professionals, and companies in the region which is beneficial for its students and enriches its teaching. The School believes in a practical focus, teaching core skills and professional development, all of which are strengthened by the Institute of Notary Law and Legal Practice and an active alumni network. All members of the School are also able to benefit from its global academic network.

The School of Business, Economics and Society is one of the most well-known in Germany and is very strong in research. More than 6000 students from many different countries are currently studying in 21 innovative degree programs, obtaining excellent theoretical and practical skills preparing them for careers in business, public organizations, and research. Top research and teaching of international renown, international orientation, a strong practical focus, outstanding networks with the business world and consistent quality assurance all contribute to the success of the School of Business, Economics und Society.