Would you like to study at a university or college in Frankfurt am Main?
Here you will find information on the following:
- Are you looking for the right degree programme or would you like to start studying?
- Are you originally not from Germany but would like to study in Frankfurt am Main?
- Do you need financial support?
- Are you looking for somewhere to live?
Are you looking for the right degree programme or would you like to start studying?
There are a number of different student advisory centres. The staff will advise you on the choice of a suitable degree programme, on how to apply and on any other questions you may have:
- Student advisory service of the Bundesagentur für Arbeit (Federal Employment Agency):
- General Student Advisory Service of the Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences:
- General Student Advisory Service of Goethe University:
- Higher Education Compass:
Are you originally not from Germany but would like to study in Frankfurt am Main?
There are also special advisory centres for international students, for young people who have immigrated to Germany and for prospective foreign students:
- International students will find a lot of information in German and English at the FrankfurtRheinMain International Office:
- Academic experience Worldwide e. V. offers advice to prospective refugee students:
- Advice at the International Office der Goethe-Universität Frankfurt:
- Advice at the International Office der Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences:
- Educational guidance is available from the Garantiefonds Hochschule (University Educational Guidance Guarantee Fund) for young people who have immigrated to Germany:
Do you need financial support?
The financial aid provided to students in Germany is called BAföG. The BAföG programme offers financial support for vocational training (apprenticeships) and higher education studies. Find out more from the Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung (Federal Ministry of Education and Research):
Are you looking for somewhere to live?
There are many halls of residence for students in Frankfurt am Main. You can get more information from the Studentenwerk Frankfurt (Association for Student Affairs):
You may also be able to find accommodation living with older people: In this set up, you help older people in their daily lives and in return pay only a small rent for your accommodation. You can get all the information you need from the Bürgerinstitut (Citizens' Institute):
Do you want to meet new people?
Goethe-Universität Frankfurt organises social events for international students. All information in German and English:
Also read our tips on what to do when you arrive in Germany.
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