Course Overview / Learning Agreement / Courses in English

Course Overview

The course overview (Vorlesungsverzeichnis):

  • for the winter semester will only be updated in approx. June / July;
  • for the summer semester will only be updated in approx. January / February.

Therefore, the course overview for the following semester (i.e. the semester you are applying for) may not yet be online, when you hand in your application. You can get a general impression of what courses to choose from by looking at the current course overview, while the course overview of the following semester is not yet available. Please note, not all courses listed, for example, in the winter semester 2014/15 will be offered in winter semester 2015/16.

You click on "Courses of the Faculty..." choosing the department of your exchange program and then follow the links at the end of the page to your preferred specialization, study level, etc.

You will find the online course overview (of all faculties) on the following website:

You can access the course catalogue without login. If you have further questions, please contact the respective faculty directly. Links to all faculties can be found here.

Learning Agreement (for ERASMUS-students only)

If you have questions regarding your study program (e.g. ECTS credit points, course/exam registration, language of instruction, etc.), please contact your Departmental Coordinator at Goethe University directly.

Goethe University currently is not using the ERASMUS Dashboard and the Online Learning Agreement - platform connected to it. Please do not send your Learning Agreement to us over this electronic platform.

The Learning Agreement form will be provided by your home institution. Please make sure, that the agreement is signed by

  • the Departmental Coordinators of your home institution and
  • of Goethe University, as well as
  • by yourself.

Please enquire at your home university whether the Learning Agreement can be send as a scanned document or whether the original needs to be handed in at your home university. Then, send the document accordingly via post or scan directly to the respective Departmental Coordinator. Please note: "Responsible person at the receiving institution" is the departmental coordinator at the faculty and not the International Office!

Please send the Learning Agreement until 31 July (application winter term) / 31 January (application summer term) at the latest, in order for the signed Learning Agreement to be returned to your home university before you start your study period at Goethe University.

Once you have arrived in Frankfurt you can make changes to your originally Proposed Study Programme by filling out the form "Changes to the originally proposed study programme/learning agreement". Please take the filled out "Changes"-form directly to your respective Departmental Coordinator.

Courses Held in English

English courses can be found easily by going to, switching the language to English, choosing "Courses", "Search for Lectures," and select "English" as "Language of instruction" as "Search criterias."

Dep. 1, Law

Dep. 2, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration

Dep. 3, Social Sciences

List of courses in English for Incoming Bachelor Students (Dep. 3)
List of courses in English for Incoming Master Students (Dep. 3)

Dep. 4, Educational Sciences

Dep. 5, Psychology and Sports

Dep. 6, Protestant Theology

Dep. 7, Roman Catholic Theology

Dep. 8, Philosophy and History

Dep. 9, Linguistics, Cultural Studies, and Art

Dep. 10, Modern Languages

Dep. 11, Geosciences and Geography

Dep. 12, Computer Sciences and Mathematics

Dep. 13, Physics

Dep. 14, Biochemistry, Chemistry, and Pharmacy

Dep. 15, Biosciences

Dep. 16, Medical Science

In order to differentiate between Bachelor and Master level courses, you can select a “Header structure” on the "Search for Lectures" query. Select the faculty/ department, then, select the level of degree programme.