Doctorate at Goethe University

Welcome and thank you for your interest in doctoral studies at Goethe University!

The Goethe Welcome Centre will serve as your central point of contact and can give or arrange professional advice on all non-academic affairs.

In addition the Goethe Welcome Centre also supports the socio-cultural and linguistic integration of international doctoral candidates.

On the following pages, you will find information on the services, offered to doctoral candidates by the GWC and useful links.

If you have any special needs or wishes, please feel free to contact us.

Please note!

Visiting doctoral students, who are not going to take their degree at GU, please contact the Incoming Department of GU's Global Office for enrollment with the university well in advance.

Application deadlines are the following: 

For the winter semester June 15th and for the summer semester December 15th of each year.

Kindly sponsored by

PhD Germany Database


Campus Westend, Bauleitbuilding, Room 01

Riedberg Campus, Biozentrum, Building N100, Magistrale, EG, Room 010


Office Hours:

No office hours until further notice, we remain at your service via email or telephone.