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Christmas and New Year opening hours

International Office is closed between Christmas and New Year  

(23th of December 2017 to 1th of January 2018)

No Application Advisory Service for international applicants

from 2nd to 5th of January 2018, emergency cases only!

(2. Floor, PEG-Building)

Social Advisory Service (Thursday, 4th of January 2018):

only for Students having an appointment at the Immigration Office (Ausländerbehörde) in January 2018! (2nd Floor, PEG-Building)

8th of January 2018 return to normal opening hours!


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The International Office together with the Career Service and the Equal Opportunities Office, offers the Kompass3 Certification Programme for international students. International students can participate in numerous workshops and seminars in order to develop a variety of skills necessary for successful studies and a good career start. We work together with a number of internal and external cooperation partners. After successful participation in the programme, students will receive an official certificate of participation which they can use for their CV.

The IST's event calendar

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The Internationale Studientreff (IST) offers a wide variety of events each semester. These events are open to international as well as local students from the Goethe University. The programme includes visits to museums and sights in Frankfurt, excursions to neighbouring cities, movie nights and so on. In nearly all cases participation is free of charge or only costs 2€.

Click here for the current programme.