Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany (Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main)

Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany (Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main)

The Goethe-Universität Frankfurt (Goethe University Frankfurt) has a student population of 47,000, distributed across four major campuses within the city. 18 Nobel laureates and 11 Leibniz prize winners have been affiliated with the university.

Frankfurt am Main is a city in the German state of Hessia and 40km west of the geographic centre of the EU. It has a population of 731,000 with a metropolitan area of 5,500,000. Frankfurt is the most important financial centre on the European continent and a global hub for commerce, culture, education and tourism. It hosts a number of global financial institutions, including the European Central Bank, German Federal Bank, Deutsche Bank and Frankfurt Stock Exchange. 

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Estimated number of places

  • Psychology: 3 summer research placements only
  • Sociology: 1-3 full-year places or 2-6 semester places

Available Subject Areas

  • Psychology
  • Sociology

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