International Students at Goethe University

Welcome to Goethe-University Frankfurt!

You are or soon will be an international student at Goethe-University? Then hee you will find plenty of useful information on studying and living in Frankfurt we have gathered on the following pages. Have a closer look! When being new in a city and country a lot of questions will start to pop-up that we will try to answer. The information will also help you to study successfully. All relevant contact points and facilities are listed here.

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Further Sites from the International Office

International Applicants

You want to study at Goethe-University? Here you will find all relevant information on the application process for international students.

International Applicants

International doctoral students

Information for international doctorate students at Goethe-University and on different ways to obtain a doctoral degree can be found here.

International doctoral students

Academic Welcome Program (AWP)

The AWP is a programme for highly qualified refugees, which offers them possibilities for further education and orientation in the German university landscape.


Goethe University welcomes international students, doctoral candidates and scientists to its community and is promoting a good framework for studying and research. Therefore Goethe University is signatory to different local and nation wide initiatives, that promote a strongly welcoming atmosphere and cosmopolitan, open-minded universities.