Events and Excursions

Events and Excursions








Goethe University offers a wide range of events and excursions for its visiting scholars: The Goethe Welcome Centre organizes activities for visiting scholars and their families on a regular basis. Below are some examples of what you can find in our programme:

  • visits to tourist attractions in Frankfurt
  • day trips to the area around Frankfurt (in English)
  • international breakfasts and/or picnics
  • seminars on intercultural skills for Germany

Foto: Rainer Sturm/

Next activities

GWC‘s Welcome and Orientation Meeting

Goethe Welcome Centre (GWC) sincerly invites all newly arrived international researchers at Goethe University to GWC‘s Welcome and Orientation Meeting.

An introduction to Goethe University and GWC‘s services will be given to make your onboarding easier. All researchers will have the chance to get in contact with the staff of GWC and other members of GU‘s community of international researchers. Furthermore, your questions, which might have arisen during your relocation and first weeks of your stay in Frankfurt will be answered.

Please register for this event with an e-email to events_gwc[at] by 23.04.2021.

We would also like to draw your attention to GWC’s orientation website. There you may find a lot of useful information and a welcoming address by GU's Vice President for International Affairs Prof. Dr. Rolf van Dick:

The event will be on 29.04.2021 from 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Due to the ongoing pandemic situation, the meeting will take place via Wonder.Me. After registration, you will receive the link.