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University of Erlangen Nuremberg History
The University of Erlangen Nuremberg also known as Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nurnberg or FAU is a public research university based in Erlangen and Nuremberg in Bavaria, Germany. The university was established in 1742 in the town of Bayreuth by Frederick, Margrave of Brandenburg-Bayreuth. The university was moved to Erlangen in 1743. 1961 saw the merger of a business college followed by the inauguration of engineering school in 1966. School of Education merged with the university in 1972.