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The information on the following webpages is aimed at international students who will be participating in organized exchange programs, i.e. students who are part of a university partnership or exchange program (e.g. ERASMUS). Additionally, this encompasses scholarship holders, who are supported by an institution such as the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), Fulbright Commission, KAAD, or another scholarship organization. Students who come to Goethe University for a limited period of time - usually one or two semesters - as non-degree-seeking students.

Information for degree-seeking international applicants can be found here instead.

The International Office can help you with preparations for your study period at Goethe University in Frankfurt and will assist you during your stay in Frankfurt.

Further information can be found in our brochure Guide for Visiting Students.

Information on the nomination/application procedure can be found in the key data sheet:


Information for incoming guest students

If you have questions regarding your planed field of study at Goethe University, or you need information on credit points, exam or course registration, you can find links to the websites of all faculties/departments at Goethe University below: 

Faculty 1, Law (International Office (“Auslandsbüro”) of the faculty)

Faculty 2, Economics and Business Administration (International Office (“Auslandsbüro”) of the faculty)

Faculty 3, Social Sciences (information for incoming students)

Faculty 4, Educational Sciences (general information on studying Educational Sciences, in German)

Faculty 5, Psychology and Sports

  • Psychology (general information on studying Psychology, in German)
  • Sports (general information on studying Sports Sciences, in German)

Faculty 6, Protestant Theology (general information on studying Protestant Theology, in German)

Faculty 7, Roman Catholic Theology (general information on studying Roman Catholic Theology, in German)

Faculty 8, Philosophy and History

  • Philosophy (general information on studying Philosophy, in German)
  • History (information for incoming students, in German)

Faculty 9, Linguistics, Cultural Studies, and Art

Faculty 10, Modern Languages

German as a foreign language is taught at the "Internationales Studien- und Sprachenzentrum (ISZ)". Information about German courses for guest students can be found on the website for Exchange and Erasmus Students.

Faculty 11, Geosciences and Geography

Faculty 12, Computer Sciences and Mathematics

  • Computer Sciences (general information on studying Computer Sciences)
  • Mathematics (general information on studying Mathematics, in German)

Faculty 13, Physics

  • Physics (general information on studying Physics, in German)
  • Biophysics (general information on studying Biophysics, in German)

Faculty 14, Biochemistry, Chemistry, and Pharmacy (website of the faculty)

  • Biochemistry (website of the department, in German)
  • Chemistry (website of the department, in German)
  • Pharmacy (website of the department, in German)

Faculty 15, Biosciences (general information on studying Biosciences)

Faculty 16, Medical Science (International Office (“Auslandsbüro”) of the faculty)