Goethe University Frankfurt am Main or Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main - public higher education institution in Germany. Goethe University Frankfurt am Main was founded in 1914. The university campus is of urban type and is located in the vicinity of Frankfurt am Main.

University ranking. Goethe University Frankfurt am Main is in the top 10 universities of Germany. Every year the university manages to get into the top 5% of the best world universities. It excels in the fields of: «Arts and Humanities», «Engineering and Technology», «Life Sciences and Medicine», «Natural Science», «Social Sciences and Management», «Physics», «Economics & Business». The university is one of the best when it comes to the quality of education, ranking in the top 200 in international rankings. The graduates of the university are viewed as valuable employees in Germany thus have no issues finding jobs upon graduation.

Application process and the cost of tuition. Goethe University Frankfurt am Main chose to divide its academic year into semesters. Foreign students who wish to obtain their bachelor’s at Goethe University Frankfurt am Main will be happy to know that the cost of some programs can be as low as 1000 USD per year. If you want to obtain your master’s at Goethe University Frankfurt am Main this will cost you less than 1000 USD. Even though the tuition fees are not that high, the students still can apply for scholarship. On the official website of the university (http://www.uni-frankfurt.de) you can read more about the programs and associated tuition fees.

The composition of the university. Goethe University Frankfurt am Main is a big educational institution, attended by more than 45 thousand students. The university accepts applications from foreign students. Local students have the opportunity to work with foreigners. 16% of students come from abroad. The academic staff of Goethe University Frankfurt am Main includes more than 3 thousand teachers and professors. Both students and the academic staff can participate in the university’s international exchange programs. You can find the university on Flickr, Twitter, Youtube, Facebook, Linkedin, which might tell you more about the day to day life of Goethe University Frankfurt am Main.

Infrastructure of Goethe University Frankfurt am Main. The university has a functioning library. For those who require accommodations dormitories on and off campus are offered. The university is included in the European University Association (EUA).
Ranking   168   9
Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main
Country Germany
City Frankfurt am Main
Bachelor (foreigners) 600 USD/year.
Master (foreigners) 600 USD/year.
Bachelor (citizens) 603 USD/year.
Master (citizens) 603 USD/year.
Living expenses $772 -1,424 USD/month
Official Website
General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established 1914
Teachers 3,401
Students 45,229
Foreigners 16%
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Urban
Housing Available
Financial aid Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
• Hessisches Ministerium für Wissenschaft und Kunst
• European University Association (EUA)
World ranking 168
Country ranking 9
Academic Reputation 163
Employer Reputation 198
International Students 260
Ranking in world by sphere
Arts and Humanities 120
Engineering and Technology 382
Life Sciences and Medicine 114
Natural Science 148
Social Sciences and Management 159
Ranking in world by discipline
Physics 51
Economics & Business 101
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking 168
QS World University Rankings 244
ARWU Academic Ranking 101
Cost of living in Frankfurt am Main
Expenses - USD/Month Min. Med.
Accommodation 329 462
Food 226 424
Transportation 75 199
Communications and utilities 88 132
Clothing 26 99
Sports and leisure 28 109
Total 772 1,424
Accommodation in Frankfurt am Main USD/Month
Shared room outside of centre 332
Shared room in city centre 466
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre 508
1 bedroom apartment in city centre 716
Alternative title
Arabic جامعة فرانكفورت
German Goethe-Universität
Spanish Universidad de Fráncfort
French Université de Francfort
Japanese フランクフルト大学
Korean 프랑크푸르트 대학
Portuguese Universidade de Frankfurt
Russian Франкфуртский университет
Chinese 法兰克福大学
old University of Frankfurt
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