Incoming/ Academic Calendar
Winter Semester 2011/12
ApplicationsTo be accepted as an exchange student in the Faculty of Social Sciences, you must arrive in Frankfurt as part of an exchange programme between the Faculty and your home university. In addition you must also be nominated as an exchange student by your home university.
Once you have been nominated, please apply via the International Office at the Goethe University. You have to fill out and submit an admissions application (Zulassungsantrag). If you are coming to Frankfurt from a European university as part of the ERASMUS Programme, you must also complete an online form. (in addition to the admissions form.)
For Summer Semester: From 1st November and by 15th December at the latest
Start of studies: Beginning of April
For Winter Semester: From 1st May and by 15th June at the latest
Start of studies: Mid October
Please send your application documents and application for a room in a hall of residence (if a place in a hall of residence has been agreed) to the International Office within the given timeframe.
Goethe-Universität Frankfurt International Office
Postfach 11 19 32 D-60054 Frankfurt/M
You can find additional information on the website of the International Office
The Faculty of Social Sciences strives to be a place where B.A. and M.A. students can advance intellectually and take advantage of numerous and varied national and international career opportunities. Within the individual degree programmes the Faculty offers a broad choice of varied courses and seminars.
Seminars held in English:
The vast majority of courses in the Faculty of Social Sciences are held in German, with a few in English. The range of courses offered in English is expected to increase in the next few semesters. You can find an overview of the seminars offered in English on the Faculty website and in the current university calendar. In order to take part actively in seminars, a good level of fluency in the teaching language is required. The Common European Framework of Reference for Languages is a good indicator to help estimate your own language skills. In order to participate successfully in courses, you should have a language level of at least A2 according to this framework. Level B1 is recommended to allow you to understand academic texts and follow discussions on the topics.
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