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About Goethe University Frankfurt

Goethe University Frankfurt — public non-profit university. It is located in Germany. Goethe University Frankfurt is an active member of European University Association (EUA).

The university is ranked number 302 in QS World University Rankings 2024.

Goethe University Frankfurt is developing different scientific directions and invites students to join the research.

Establishment year1914
International students6,749

Place in ratings

Rating QS2024#302
By subject
SubjectPlace in QS 2023
Anatomy & Physiology60
Accounting & Finance108
Arts & Humanities125
Social Sciences & Management157
Life Sciences & Medicine168
Natural Sciences189
Engineering & Technology414
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Goethe University Frankfurt tuition fees

The academic calendar at Goethe University Frankfurt is divided into two semesters, as in many other universities in Germany. For convenience, tuition fees are calculated per year. Studying at public institutions in Germany is free, regardless of the chosen program. Students pay only a semester fee. At Goethe University Frankfurt, it is about 544 USD per year. The university has several financial aid programs that help students cover part of the cost of education. Check the university website for up-to-date information on prices and scholarships.

When choosing an educational institution, it is necessary to take into account additional costs: accommodation, transportation, educational materials, meals and personal expenses.

Academic calendarSemesters
Financial AidYes
Semester fee544USD/year

Bachelor degree at Goethe University Frankfurt

You cannot enter a German university after the 11th grade, because schooling there lasts longer than 11 years. First, you need to eliminate the academic difference. To do this, foreign students go through a preparatory year in special educational institutions — Studienkollegs.

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Goethe University Frankfurt campus

Goethe University Frankfurt has an urban campus, which provides students with many options for study and recreation. The abundance of museums, theaters and cinemas creates opportunities for the cultural development of young people. In the city, there are also large companies that offer internships. The university students have access to the library. It is an integral part of learning. Students come here for educational literature or to do their homework. Foreigners who come to Goethe University Frankfurt through exchange programs study and live with local students. Thus, the university promotes intercultural exchange and the establishment of interethnic relations.

Campus TypeUrban

What to do after graduation

It is possible to stay in Germany for an additional 18 months after graduation. To do this, you need to apply for a graduate visa, which allows you to work without providing an offer from an employer. Graduates of Goethe University Frankfurt find jobs without difficulty. One of the reasons is the good reputation of the university among employers, according to the results of the QS ranking. We talk about other options for immigration in our article.

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