International Student Services

Application, visa, residence permit

Everything you need to know about applying to study or spend a semester abroad, visas and residence permits.

Certificate recognition and Studienkolleg

Can I apply directly with my school-leaving certificate or do I need to attend a preparation course (Studienkolleg)? Here, you will find the information you need about the university's admission requirements.

Language skills/German courses

Information on language requirements and German courses at Goethe University.

Advising and support

This is where you will find resources and support for prospective and current international students.

Funding and scholarships 

Learn about financing your studies, government assistance, scholarships, and working while you study.

Getting started and academic success

Information on how to get started and be successful at Goethe University.

Living in Frankfurt 

Find out about living in Frankfurt and the opportunities on campus.

Career Service for international students

The Career Service offers international students at Goethe University advice and support services for entering the German job market.

Support for refugees

Information and support for refugees before, during, and after their studies.