Welcome to Goethe University Frankfurt!

We are very pleased that you have decided to come to Goethe University Frankfurt with your family and hope that you will spend a fulfilling and enriching time in Frankfurt.

The institutions at Goethe University Frankfurt will work closely together to make your arrival as pleasant as possible. International professors, post-docs, degree seeking doctoral students and doctoral students with a GU employment contract are requested to complete the online registration form of Goethe Welcome Centre in order to obtain the best possible support.

International students can find all the important information they need on the website of Global Affairs Study and Teaching. On the following pages, you can find all you need to know about family life at Goethe University Frankfurt. Please feel free to contact us or the other advisory services at any time should you have any questions.

Offers for members of Goethe University

Goethe University's Family Service offers needs-based advice and workshops on all aspects of working and studying with family responsibilities. The target groups include not only (expectant) parents but also family carers.

Other services and information

Maternity Protection Portal of Goethe University 

Broschure Early Careers Researchers with Family

FlexiKids - Fund for Flexible Childcare