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Goethe Universitat Frankfurt ART-BUS PG EXC
Frankfurt am Main, Germany (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Semester 1,
Semester 2,
Year (Sem 1 & Sem 2),
Year (Sem 2 & Sem 1)
This program is currently not accepting applications.
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Program Details:
Postgraduate coursework
English, German
Program Type:
Exchange Semester/Year
Anticipated Places:
Minimum Mark:
65%; Credit
Agreement Scope:
Arts and Social Sciences, Business School
Program Description:


Location: Frankfurt am Main
Year Established: 1914
Student population: 45,000
Goethe Universität Frankfurt is a leading international research university with number of diverse research institutes. It’s located in the cosmopolitan city of Frankfurt, Europe’s largest financial and trading centre which has been voted in the top 10 most liveable cities in the world.
Founded as a unique ‘citizens’ university’, Goethe Universität Frankfurt was once considered left leaning or liberal and is best known as being the birthplace of the Frankfurt School which produced some of Europe’s leading twentieth century thinkers. The University still has a strong reputation in the social sciences, but also has research excellence in the natural sciences, law, history, languages, humanities, the arts, and economics. The University offers many courses in English, including doctoral studies in a wide range of fields.
Unique characteristics
Goethe Universität Frankfurt offers outstanding opportunities to young researchers. The University hosts two important think tanks, the Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies and the Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities, plus several interdisciplinary research centres in diverse areas ranging from natural sciences (“Macromolecular Complexes”) to medicine (Cardio-Pulmonary System”) and humanities and social sciences (“The Formation of Normative Orders”).
Frankfurt is a lively, cosmopolitan city that offers the benefits of a modern metropolis along with green parks, easy bike access and plenty of outdoor markets, cafes, restaurants and beer gardens - specialties include locally grown wine, apfelwein (apple cider) and grüne soße (a fresh, green herb sauce most often served with eggs and potatoes). You can visit numerous museums, go to packed music venues, and nature is within easy access. Frankfurt is a finance and business capital and is famous for hosting major trade shows including the Frankfurt book fair.

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Academic Information

Course Catalogue 
Information about units of study at the host university

Subject Area/s:





Business Administration


Exclusions - Ample places

Teaching Periods: Semesters/Terms
Winter Semester: October-February
Summer Semester: April-July

Credit (Full-Time Load/Semester)

University of Sydney

Host University



The above full-time load is indicative only.
Applications for academic credit are assessed by the relevant University of Sydney faculty/department based on: study load, contact hours, assessment requirements and level of study.

Grading System
Classes at German Universities are graded on a scale of 1-5, with one being the highest possible score and 5 a fail. More information on the host university's grading system.

Transcripts Issued by Partner
Request a transcript before leaving the host university.


Language of Instruction
Classes at the host university are taught in German and English.
Language Requirement
See language requirement for exchange students. Pre-semester German language courses are available.



What is the host city like?
Find out more information about the host city.

Housing options are offered by the host university.
Cost of Living
Use this guide to estimate living expenses associated with studying overseas.

Students are required to obtain health insurance valid during their exchange.


Useful Information

For Exchange/International Students
Specific information for exchange students provided by the host university.
Semester/Term Dates
Access the University’s calendar.
A mandatory information session will be held by the International Office prior to the start of semester.

Support Services 
A range of support services are available to students at the host university. 

Information from the host university.
Information from German Missions in Australia.


Student Experiences

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This program is currently not accepting applications.