The University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, also known as Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen , Universitas Friderici Alexandriae , or Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg , is located in Erlangen and Nuremberg, Germany . The university was founded on April 11th, 1743, by Frederick, Margrave of Brandenburg-Bayreuth . Its headquarters is situated in Erlangen .
Named after Charles Alexander, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach , and Frederick, Margrave of Brandenburg-Bayreuth , the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg falls under the category of a Company and an Organization . Additionally, it is considered an Education , Higher Education , and University-industry organization.
The University of Erlangen-Nuremberg has a total number of 6,356 employees . Its physical address is Schlossplatz 4, 91054 Erlangen . The university is affiliated with the European University Association .