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Universität Frankfurt am Main

60054 Frankfurt am Main View map
#=279
<2K
Public
Very High
45,365
3,384
6,569

Overview

Goethe University was founded in 1914 as a unique “citizens’ university,” financed by wealthy citizens in Frankfurt, Germany. Named after one of the city’s most famous natives, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, today the university has over 38,000 students. Goethe University Frankfurt, positioned among the top international research universities, offers a wide variety of academic programmes, a diverse group of research institutes, and a focus on interdisciplinary approaches to solving complex problems. The university is named after Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, the Frankfurt-born polymath renowned for his exceptional contributions to literature, science, and philosophy. 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. Today, Goethe University is one of the only universities in Germany that enjoys significant public funding alongside administrative autonomy and the ability to create a private endowment. As a university with an endowment, a funding model rare in Germany’s system of higher education, GU enjoys considerable freedom from state control when it comes to the details of how a modern university should be run, including the appointing of professors.

University Highlights

Total students - 45,365

28%
72%

International students - 6,569

68%
32%

Total faculty staff - 3,384

288
3096

Total students - 45,365

28%
72%

International students - 6,569

68%
32%

Total faculty staff - 3,384

3096
288

Undergraduate Program

< 2,000
< 2,000

Postgraduate Program

< 2,000
< 2,000
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