Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg

How to come

How to come


  • by plane: closest airport is Nuremberg; after arrival either choose taxi or public transport (bus or train)
  • by train: get off the train at Erlangen Central Station, then choose taxi or public transport (bus)
  • by bus:

    • the closest bus stop to the Technical Faculty is called "Technische Fakultät" and used by the two bus lines 287 and 293
    • the other one is called "Erlangen Süd" (footway about 7 minutes), at which the bus lines 30, 30 E or 295 stop

  • by car:

    • A73 Nuremberg - Bamberg (national highway)
    • B4 Nürnberg - Erlangen (federal highway)
    • A3 Würzburg - Bamberg (national highway)


    • Leave the A3 at departure Tennenlohe
    • Federal highway B4 towards Erlangen
    • Turn right at turn off "Universität-Südgelände"
    • Compare with map above: you are entering the map from the bottom right corner (Kurt-Schumacher-Straße)
    • Turn left at the first respectively second cross way into Cauerstraße





SAOT provides an interdisciplinary research and education program of excellence within a broad international network of distinguished experts to promote innovation and leadership in the areas

Optical Metrology
Optical Material Processing
Optics in Medicine
Optics in Communication and Information Technology
Optical Materials and Systems
and Computational Optics.