Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg

Travel Information


  • Note: Infos about public transportations in Erlangen/Nuremberg can be found at or
  • by plane: closest airport is Nuremberg (NUE); after arrival either choose a taxi (~40-50€) or public transport (however it takes about 1h by bus to Erlangen)
  • by train: get off the train at Erlangen Central Station, then choose taxi or public transport (bus, see below)
  • by bus: from Erlangen mainstation take bus 294 to Sieglitzhof Eskilstunastr. and leave the bus Erlangen Röthelheimpark Zentrum, walk the rest to the Unicum (all together about 20 min)
  • by car: please see map




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.