Goethe University Frankfurt

Founded in 1914 with private funding and inspired by the legacy of the European Enlightenment, Goethe University stands out as a pioneering “citizens’ university” — and the history of the university is one of openness and public participation. The university is named after Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, the Frankfurt-born polymath renowned for his exceptional contributions to literature, science, and philosophy.

General information

Academic calendar Semester 1: October – March, Semester 2: April – September
Language of instruction German, English
Areas of agreement Technology & Nutrition, Life Sciences
Erasmus code D FRANKFU01

Overview of partners and agreements

Further information