A metropolis on a miniature scale:
Frankfurt is more than just stock exchange, skyline and airport. Global
thinking and local traditions go hand in hand. An international audience
encounters village structures as well as active clubs and associations. Whether
opera and theatre, zoo and Palmengarten botanical gardens, sport and
museums, international trade fairs or quaint cider taverns – the centre of the
Rhine-Main region has something to offer for almost every taste. In short:
Frankfurt definitely deserves a second glance!
Goethe University Frankfurt, a higher education institution strong in research, is situated in the economic metropolis of Frankfurt am Main. It combines an urban and liberal-minded academic culture with research into key social issues. Established in 1914 as Germany’s first foundation university, it today numbers among the largest universities in Germany. The new Westend Campus, which is also home to the social sciences, is considered the most beautiful and modern campus in Europe. First-class digital infrastructures form the basis for an excellently equipped network of libraries, which also includes the German National Library. With its internationally renowned institutes, centres and focus areas, Goethe University Frankfurt proves its strengths in research and teaching every day. Its comprehensive range of subjects allows for unique interdisciplinary exchange. Close contacts to business and politics contribute to solving concrete societal challenges.
The Faculty of Social Sciences is one of the largest, most traditional and highest performing social science
institutions in Germany.
The faculty feels strongly committed to its tradition
of critical social science, whereby the breadth of philosophy of science
orientations and specialisation in the individual subjects have greatly
expanded. Characteristic elements of the social sciences in Frankfurt are:
During your studies, you will have the opportunity to
set your own priorities and further deepen your knowledge in a specific area.
Dipl.-Soz. Alexander Simon
Student counselling for B.A. programs in Political Science and
Sociology / Student counselling for M.A. programs / M.A. admission /
B.A./M.A. internship counselling
PEG Room 2.G 133
Open consultation hours:
Tuesday 11a.m - 1p.m.
Thursday 11a.m. - 1 p.m.
Open telephone consultation hours:
Wednesday 11a.m - 1p.m.
or by individual arrangement
60323 Frankfurt am Main