Awards & Rankings

Materials science and engineering at FAU is once more ranked among the top 100 in the world in 2022 according to the latest QS World University Subject Ranking published by the education information service provider Quacquarelli Symonds (QS). Overall FAU is rated as one of the top 250 universities w...

Prof. Aldo R. Boccaccini, MAP Focal Subject Head and Head, Institute of Biomaterials at FAU, will receive an honorary doctorate from Åbo Akademi University, Turku, Finland. Prof. Boccaccini is conferred the title of Honorary Doctor of Philosophy in recognition of his successful research in biomateri...

According to a new report that analyses citations of scientific publications, more than 200 researchers from FAU are among the top two percent of the most cited scientists worldwide. Citations are an important criterion to measure the impact of scientific research and describe how often an initial r...

In November 2021, MAP chair Prof. Nicolas Vogel was awarded the “Lehrpreis der Technischen Fakultät” (Teaching award of the Faculty of Engineering). According to the selection committee, the award reflects the excellent student evaluations of the courses given by Prof. Vogel over the last five years...

My name is Akshat Sharma and I come from India. Starting 2021, I will be pursuing my masters in “Advanced Materials and Processes” (MAP) at FAU after completing my bachelors in Chemical Engineering in my home country. It was always my dream to study in the land of science and innovation – Germany - ...

Scholarships are often the first step towards great success stories for many excellent students. We are therefore particularly pleased with MAP student Maria Agustina Esteban, who has been awarded the Collaborative Research Center (CRC)/Sonderforschungsbereich (SFB) 1452: Catalysis at Liquid Interfa...

Since 2012 the senetics healthcare group has honoured innovative institutes and companies in the fields of medical, pharmaceutical and bioengineering technology with the „senetics Innovation Award“. In cooperation with NeZuMed and under the patronage of Klaus Holetschek, the Bavarian State Minister ...

In the current Funding Atlas 2021 from the German Research Foundation (DFG), FAU is ranked as one of the ten leading research universities in Germany. With funding approved by the DFG amounting to a total of 240.6 million euros, FAU has secured a place among the elite. In particular, the humanities ...

In the international Times Higher Education World University Rankings, FAU was again listed among the top 200 universities worldwide for 2022. The University performed well in all areas of the ranking, but did particularly well in the area of research, where it was ranked at place 156, and in indust...