Important Information for the Program Entry
The winter term starts on Monday, November 2, 2020, with a big digital welcome for all students in German and English. The official welcome takes place at 11.15am and the IIS-specific welcome event starts at 13.00pm. Attendance is heavily recommended.
Please also make sure to read the general information about the program entry below.
General information about program entry
Starting a master’s program at a new university is exciting but can be a challenge. To help you get organized, this page provides an overview of relevant information and necessary steps to be considered at the beginning of your studies.
In addition, the following pages from FAU contain relevant information for new students:
- Studying at FAU
- Information for international students
- Program start at the School of Business, Economics, and Society
- Online platforms for organizing your studies
|[ ] FAU Main Website||Did you check the FAU website for necessary general information?|
|[ ] IIS Website||Are you familiar with the information available on our IIS website (this website)?|
|[ ] Module Handbook and Examination Regulations||Have you read the module handbook to get a general overview which modules are generally available?
Master’s degree programs -> Master of Science in International Information Systems
|[ ] Timetable via UnivIS||Have you put together your timetable?
You can plan the courses individually by yourself:
|[ ] FAU app||Did you download the FAU app for your smartphone?|
|[ ] FSI WInf/IIS||Did you visit the website of the students’ representative group for the IIS program at the FAU? Feel free to participate actively!|
|[ ] Going Abroad Options||Did you already think about your options for going abroad?|
|[ ] Residence registration||Have you registered your address at the “Einwohnermeldeamt”?|
|[ ] RRZE-Starthilfe||How to setup your IT infrastructure?
|[ ] E-Mail Account||Have you activated your e-mail account? Its a must to check your e-mails regularly!|
|[ ] Library||Did you visit the library/libraries?
(You can also take part in a tour through the library offered by one of the libraries)
|[ ] Nuremberg||Did you make yourself familiar with Nuremberg and the city’s surroundings?|
|[ ] Semester Ticket||In collaboration with the local transport network (VGN), Student Services Erlangen-Nürnberg is introducing a semester ticket. All students must pay the fee for the basic ticket and may choose whether they also wish to purchase the additional ticket.|
FAU has five faculties which cover the entire spectrum of academic disciplines – from medicine, sciences, and engineering to humanities, social sciences and theology as well as business and economics. In the IIS master, the Chairs at the Department of Business and Economics within the Faculty of Business, Economics, and Law and the Department of Informatics within the Faculty of Engineering (“TechFak”) participate in the study program.
|Chair of International Management||Prof. Dr. Dirk Holtbrügge|
|Chair of Information Systems (Innovation & Value Creation)||Prof. Dr. Kathrin M. Möslein|
|Chair of Information Systems (Services, Processes, and Intelligence)||Prof. Dr. Freimut Bodendorf|
|Chair of Information Systems (IT-Management)||Prof. Dr. Michael Amberg|
|Chair of Digital Industrial Service Systems||Prof. Dr. Martin Matzner|
|Chair of Information Systems (Digitalization of Work and Life)||Prof. Dr. Sven Laumer|
|Chair of Information Systems (Technical Information Systems)||Prof. Dr. Andreas Harth|
|Assistant Professorship of Information Systems||Prof. Dr. Steffi Haag|
|Assistant Professorship for Digital Transformation||Prof. Dr. Verena Tiefenbeck|
|Chair of Informatics 1||IT Security Infrastructures||Prof. Dr. F. Freiling|
|Chair of Informatics 2||Programming Systems||Prof. Dr. Michael Philippsen|
|Chair of Informatics 3||Computer Architecture||Prof. Dr. Dietmar Fey|
|Chair of Informatics 4||Distributed Systems and Operating Systems||Prof. Dr.-Ing. Wolfgang Schröder-Preikschat|
|Chair of Informatics 5||Pattern Recognition||Prof. Dr.-Ing. Joachim Hornegger|
|Chair of Informatics 6||Data Management||Prof. Dr. Klaus Meyer-Wegener|
|Chair of Informatics 7||Computer Networks and Communication Systems||Prof. Dr.-Ing. Reinhard German|
|Chair of Informatics 8||Theoretical Computer Science||Prof. Dr. Lutz Schröder|
|Chair of Informatics 9||Computer Graphics||Prof. Dr. Güther Greiner|
|Chair of Informatics 10||System Simulation||Prof. Dr. Ulrich Rüde|
|Chair of Informatics 11||Software Engineering||Prof. Dr. Francesca Saglietti|
|Chair of Informatics 12||Hardware-Software-Co-Design||Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jürgen Teich|
|Professorship for Didactics of Informatics||Didaktik der Informatik||Prof. Dr. Ralf Romeike|
|Professorship for High Performance Computing||High Performance Computing||Prof. Dr. Gerhard Wellein|
|Professorship for Open Source Software||Open Source Software||Prof. Dr. Dirk Riehle|
|Chair of Medical Informatics||Medizinische Informatik||Prof. Dr. Hans-Ulrich Prokosch|
|Alumni||Active network of FAU alumni.
|Data center||Data center of the FAU. Computer courses, computer books, settings for WLAN, VPN and other.|
|Examination Office||All issues concerning exams and wrong/missing entries of modules/exams in the “meinCampus” system. Contact person for IIS students: Mrs. Hirscheider|
|FAUcard||Any problems with your FAUcard?|
|Food court (Mensa)||As IIS student you may use the food courts of the FAU.|
|Information desk||Information desk of the WISO.
|International Office||Because the IIS program is interdisciplinary, three departments for international issues are relevant:|
|Language Centre||If you want to learn another language…
|Library||The University Library of Erlangen-Nuremberg is the library system of Friedrich-Alexander-Universität (FAU) Erlangen-Nürnberg. At the same time, it is the Regional Library of the district Mittelfranken.
|Sports||The FAU offers a huge variety of different sports. Just have a look and register early!
|Student Advice and Career Service||If you need help or an orientation talk about your Master’s program.|
|Student Records Office||The Student Records Office in Erlangen is your point of contact for any questions regarding studying at FAU. Data for all of the University’s students is managed here. If any of your details change (e.g. change of address or name), you must inform the Student Records Office as soon as possible. During office hours, staff will be happy to help you with a wide range of topics.
|Student Representation||Student representation of the Bachelor students of Information Systems (“Wirtschaftsinformatik”) and Master students of International Information Systems.