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Goethe University Frankfurt

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Founded in 1914, the Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main (Goethe University Frankfurt) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Frankfurt am Main (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Hesse. Officially recognized by the Hessisches Ministerium für Wissenschaft und Kunst (Hessen Ministry of Higher Education, Research and the Arts), Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main (JWGU) is a very large-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational German higher education institution. Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main (JWGU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor's degrees, master's degrees and doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. The acceptance rate range is 100% making this German higher education organization a non-selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. JWGU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

University Snapshot


Goethe University Frankfurt's Control Typepublic


Goethe University Frankfurt's Entity Typenon-profit


Goethe University Frankfurt' Size by Total Enrollmentvery large-sized


Goethe University Frankfurt's Selectivity by Acceptance Ratenon-selective

University Profile

Name (English)
Name Goethe University Frankfurt
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Campus Location

Address Theodor-W.-Adorno-Platz 6
Frankfurt am Main
60323 Hesse
Goethe University Frankfurt Phone Number +49 (69) 7980
Goethe University Frankfurt Fax Number +49 (69) 798 28383

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Fields of Study / Degree Levels


What is the difference between comprehensive/generalist and specialized universities in terms of the range of fields of study they offer, degree levels available and academic and carreer paths pros and cons? Read our guide article about generalist and specialized universities to learn more.

Fields of Study and Degree Levels Matrix

The following Goethe University Frankfurt's Fields of Study/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main fields of study and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify Goethe University Frankfurt's academic range and degree level offering.

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Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

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You can also explore our new A-Z Guide to 8,100 University Programs, Courses and Degrees to learn more about study outlines and typical duration, tuition ranges, career prospects, salary expectations of each course/program/degree.

Tuition Fees


Yearly tuition fees represent the cost that a student is billed by a university for one academic year of full-time study. Check out our guide article on tuition fees and financial aid options to gain further insights.

Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This Goethe University Frankfurt's Tuition Fees Range Matrix is divided into 2 types of students, local and international students, and 2 degree levels, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and aims to help students to have an approximate idea of the yearly tuition range they might expect to pay at Goethe University Frankfurt.

Goethe University Frankfurt: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)

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Admission Info


Applying for admission is the first step towards achieving students' academic and career goals and accessing the many opportunities and resources that a university has to offer. Read our "Introduction to University Admissions" article to learn more.

Admission Policy

uniRank publishes below some basic Goethe University Frankfurt's admission information.

Goethe University Frankfurt's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

Goethe University Frankfurt's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has Goethe University Frankfurt a selective admission policy? None, open admission policy.

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Goethe University Frankfurt's acceptance rate range is 100% making this institution a non-selective higher education institution.

Goethe University Frankfurt's International Students Admission International Students Admission

International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.

Goethe University Frankfurt has more than 4200 international students.

Goethe University Frankfurt's Admission Office Admission Office

(69) 7980

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Profile and Size


When deciding on a university or evaluating its worth, university size and profile hold significance. Here are potential reasons why university size and profile can influence students' choices.

Profile and Size

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Goethe University Frankfurt.

Goethe University Frankfurt's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Goethe University Frankfurt has an enrollment range of 30,000-34,999 students making it a very large-sized institution.

Goethe University Frankfurt's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 2,000-2,499 academic employees (Faculty).

Goethe University Frankfurt's Control Type Control Type

Goethe University Frankfurt is a public higher education institution.

Goethe University Frankfurt's Entity Type Entity Type

Goethe University Frankfurt is a non-profit higher education institution.

Goethe University Frankfurt's Campus Setting Campus Setting

This institution's main campus is located in a Urban setting.

Goethe University Frankfurt's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.

Religious Affiliation

Goethe University Frankfurt does not have any religious affiliation.

Facilities and Services


Curious about the most prevalent university facilities and services? Delve into our two guide articles on University Facilities and University Services for more insights.

University Facilities

uniRank provides below an overview of Goethe University Frankfurt's main facilities:

Goethe University Frankfurt's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library. Visit Goethe University Frankfurt's Library

Goethe University Frankfurt's Housing University Housing

This institution provides housing services such as on-campus residences or dormitories.

Goethe University Frankfurt's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.

Goethe University Frankfurt's Institutional Hospital Institutional Hospital

This institution has an institutional hospital that is owned and operated by the university. Institutional hospitals are typically affiliated with medical schools and provide a range of medical services to patients, while also serving as a teaching hospital for medical students and residents.

University Services

uniRank provides below an overview of Goethe University Frankfurt's main services:

Goethe University Frankfurt's Financial Aid Financial Aid

This institution offers one or more of the following financial aid for eligible students: scholarships, grants, loans, tuition waivers, emergency financial aid etc.

Goethe University Frankfurt's Study Abroad Study Abroad

This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.

Goethe University Frankfurt's Distance Learning Distance Learning

Not reported

Goethe University Frankfurt's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

Not reported

Goethe University Frankfurt's Career Services Career Services

Not reported

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Accreditation and Recognition


Various countries have diverse types of legal recognition and quality assessment for higher education institutions, depending on their legal and higher education systems... explore our article on university accreditation and recognition for further information.

Goethe University Frankfurt's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Goethe University Frankfurt is legally recognized and/or accredited by: Hessisches Ministerium für Wissenschaft und Kunst

Programmatic or Specialized Accreditations

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Goethe University Frankfurt's programmatic accreditations; feel free to submit any relevant missing specialized accreditations.

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)

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Affiliations and Memberships


University affiliations and memberships with external organizations can hold significance for various reasons... explore our article on university affiliations and memberships for further insights.

Affiliations and Memberships

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Goethe University Frankfurt's affiliations and memberships; feel free to submit any relevant missing higher education-related organizations this university is affiliated with.

  • European University Association (EUA)

Academic Divisions


Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of disciplines and fields of study a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. Comprehensive or Generalist Universities typically offer a wide range of academic programs and have many academic divisions and subdivisions across different disciplines, while Specialized Universities tend to focus on a narrower range of programs within a specific field or industry and have fewer academic divisions and a simplified organizational structure. Read our guide article "Understanding Academic Divisions in Universities - Colleges, Faculties, Schools" to learn more about academic divisions and typical university organizational structures.

Academic Divisions

uniRank shows a diagram of the first-level academic divisions of the Goethe University Frankfurt 's organizational structure; feel free to submit any relevant missing division.


Social Media


Social media can be a powerful tool for Universities to communicate with current students, alumni, faculty, staff and the wider community. But how can social media be important for prospective students? Read our article about the importance of Social Media for universities and prospective students to learn more.

Social Media

uniRank publishes brief reviews, rankings and metrics of some Goethe University Frankfurt's social media channels as a starting point for comparison and an additional selection tool for potential applicants.

Facebook Facebook

Goethe University Frankfurt's Facebook page Goethe University Frankfurt's official Facebook page

Twitter Twitter

Goethe University Frankfurt's Twitter page Goethe University Frankfurt's official Twitter page

YouTube YouTube

Goethe University Frankfurt's YouTube channel Goethe University Frankfurt's official YouTube channel

Instagram Instagram

Goethe University Frankfurt's Instagram page Goethe University Frankfurt's official Instagram channel

LinkedIn LinkedIn

Goethe University Frankfurt's main LinkedIn profile

TikTok TikTok


Free Online Courses

Open Education Global Open Education Global

This higher education institution is not a member of the Open Education Global (OEGlobal) organization that is developing, implementing and supporting free open education and free online courses. View a list of Open Education Global members by country.

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