Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg

Travel Information


  • Directions

  • by plane: closest airport is Nuremberg (NUE); 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:
  • by car:

    • A3 Wuerzburg - Nuermberg (national highway)
    • Leave A3 at departure Erlangen-Tennenlohe and take the direction to Erlangen on the B4
    • Leave B4 at departure to Gräfenberg/Erlangen-Ost/Tennenlohe/Eltersdorf and take the second exit in the roundabout
    • Turn left at the second exit to the Cauerstraße. There you can leave your car.



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.