What is it?

Dentistry is the study, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of diseases, disorders, and conditions of the oral cavity, like teeth and oral mucosa, and of adjacent and related structures and tissues, particularly in the maxillofacial (jaw and facial) area.

Degree type and duration

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  • Type: State examination
  • Duration: 5.5 years
  • Language: German


Find information on application and enrollment via the international portal of FAU.

Contact the Student Advice and Career Center for further questions regarding admission (including recognition of previous qualifications).

Academic counseling

Contact Prof. Dr. Anselm Petschelt for specific questions on the degree program Dentistry and its contents, e. g. contents of courses, choice of main subjects, and matters of examination.