Faculties



Faculty Websites in English


Faculty 02 | Economics and Business Administration

Over 60 professors, assistant professors and senior professors currently work and teach at Goethe University’s Faculty of Economics and Business Administration. Our 5,000 students benefit from our numerous collaborative partnerships with business and industry that enrich the range of lectures and seminars on offer.


Faculty 03 | Social Sciences

The Faculty of Social Sciences at Goethe University has a long tradition and is one of the largest and most productive social science institutions in Germany.


Faculty 04 | Educational Sciences

The Faculty encompasses five scientific units: the Institute of General Educational Science, the Institute of Elementary and Primary Level Education, the Institute of Secondary Education, the Institute of Special Education, and the Institute of Social Pedagogy and Adult Education.


Faculty 05 | Psychology and Sports Sciences

The Faculty is made up of the Institute of Psychology on Westend Campus and the Institute of Sports Sciences and the University Sports Centre on Ginnheim Campus. The Institute of Psychology and Sport Sciences were combined to one faculty in 2001 and together have about 20 professorships as well as additional cooperation professorships.


Faculty 06 | Protestant Theology

The Faculty of Protestant Theology is a place of dialogue and critical thinking which makes a scientific contribution to understanding the real world and shaping a just and supportive community through dedicated research and teaching in the tradition of Frankfurt’s citizens’ university.


Faculty 07 | Roman Catholic Theology

Catholic Theology at Goethe University – this means researching, teaching, studying and entering into dialogue about God, human beings, and the world, staying as committed to science and tradition as to human beings and a realistic view of the present with its many opportunities and challenges.

Research and Projects


Faculty 08 | Philosophy and History

The Faculty comprises four institutes and departments. These are the Institute of Philosophy with nine professors, the Department of History (including Ancient History) with a total of 11 professors, the Department of History Didactics with one professor and the Institute of Ethnology with five professors.


Faculty 09 | Linguistics, Cultures and Arts

With 40 professorships, the Faculty of Linguistics, Cultures and Arts is one of the largest at the university. There are 11 institutes with a total of 17 departments and subjects. During the Faculty’s fifteen plus years of existence, the departments have developed a lively common identity.

INSTITUTE FOR EMPIRICAL LINGUISTICS


INSTITUTE FOR EAST ASIAN PHILOLOGIES


INSTITUTE OF JEWISH STUDIES

Forschungsprojekte


INSTITUTE FOR THE STUDY OF ISLAMIC CULTURE AND RELIGION


Faculty 10 | Modern Languages

With approximately 5,500 students, the Faculty of Modern Languages is one of the larger faculties at Goethe University. The faculty’s nine institutes offer 8 bachelor and master degree programmes, 16 master programmes, the subjects German, English, French, Italian and Spanish for teaching degrees, and the continuing education programme Book and Media Practice.


Faculty 11 | Geosciences and Geography

The Institutes of the Faculty of Geosciences and Geography offer a wide variety of study programmes for both bachelor and master students. The main research areas of our departments are the structure and the dynamics of Earth’s interior and surface. A close look at the history of our planet, a global view of the evolution of landscapes and life forms, and the analysis of habitats comprise essential parts of our scientific and educational work.

INSTITUTE FOR PALEONTOLOGY

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INSTITUTE FOR ATMOSPHERIC AND ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES


INSTITUTE OF HUMAN GEOGRAPHY


INSTITUTE OF PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY


Faculty 12 | Computer Sciences and Mathematics

As modern cross-sectional sciences, computer sciences and mathematics relate in diverse ways to other fields and faculties, to business and other scientific organisations: for us, theory, practice and application are a unified whole – the challenges we seek to tackle are critical analysis on the one hand and creative development on the other.


Faculty 13 | Physics

Currently about 1,610 students are enrolled at the department of physics at Goethe University Frankfurt. The department offers two accredited bachelor and master courses in physics and biophysics. In addition, lectures and practical courses are offered for the teaching degree programme as well as for students of the natural sciences and medical students.


Faculty 14 | Biochemistry, Chemistry and Pharmacy

At the Faculty of Biochemistry, Chemistry and Pharmacy, 33 professors are involved in research and teaching. They are supported by 215 permanent members of staff and teach more than 1,300 undergraduate and 300 graduate students and postdoctoral fellows in three different disciplines: Pharmacy, Chemistry and Biochemistry.


Faculty 15 | Biological Sciences

The Faculty of Biological Sciences consists of the Institutes of Ecology, Evolution and Diversity (Institute 1), Cell Biology and Neuroscience (Institute 2), Molecular Biological Sciences (Institute 3) and the Department of Bioscience Education. All in all, there are 38 Professors, which makes it one of the largest biological science faculties in Germany.

Our particular research focus is ecology and biodiversity, cell- and neurobiology, molecular biology and biotechnology.

INSTITUTE FOR ECOLOGY, EVOLUTION AND DIVERSITY

Research


INSTITUTE FOR CELL BIOLOGY AND NEURO SCIENCE

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INSTITUTE FOR MOLECULAR BIO SCIENCE

Research