Goethe University of Frankfurt am Main: Statistics

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Rank Ranking
#486 of 14,160 In the World
#192 of 2,789 In Europe
#41 of 370 In Germany
#4 of 22 In Hesse
#1 of 7 In Frankfurt am Main
#15 of 1,091 For Neurosurgery
Top100 For 15 other topics

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Enrollment
46,429
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Acceptance rate
48%*

* The Goethe University of Frankfurt am Main is among the institutions that don't provide data on acceptance rates. This might happen because a university has programs where an applicant only needs to meet admission requirements to enroll and doesn't necessarily competes with others.

We estimate the above acceptance rate based on admission statistics of closely-ranked nearby universities with similar research profiles that do publish such data.

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Academic CalendarSemesters
Enrollment46,429
Full time employee5,000
Student:staff ratio9:1

Publications & Citations

Publications
72,100
Citations
2,786,864

Goethe University of Frankfurt am Main majors

by publication & citation count

Medicine
23,399 / 1,076,661
Biology
18,175 / 1,074,861
Physics
9,818 / 367,131
Chemistry
7,437 / 324,347
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
6,332 / 195,338
Computer Science
5,351 / 302,363
Psychology
4,384 / 327,029
Environmental Science
4,243 / 174,986
Engineering
3,870 / 104,895
Oncology and Cancer research
3,470 / 167,909
Business
3,250 / 79,411
Surgery
3,055 / 200,699
Biochemistry
2,973 / 192,960
Economics
2,946 / 80,256
Quantum and Particle physics
2,529 / 141,324
Immunology
2,521 / 170,382
Nuclear Physics
2,253 / 125,772
Mathematics
1,922 / 54,977
Materials Science
1,909 / 44,402
Pathology
1,902 / 130,802
Atomic and Molecular physics
1,886 / 63,125
Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB-GYN)
1,746 / 17,004
Molecular Biology
1,716 / 84,409
Demography
1,696 / 78,677
Pharmacology
1,667 / 99,270
Neuroscience
1,638 / 167,763
Geology
1,580 / 62,250
Gastroenterology and Hepatology
1,506 / 112,978
Cardiology
1,391 / 97,259
Radiology and Nuclear medicine
1,382 / 50,284
Political Science
1,375 / 11,205
Genetics
1,237 / 101,350
Health Science
1,218 / 64,505
Ecology
1,141 / 56,226
Anesthesiology
1,021 / 43,884
Sociology
1,003 / 18,944
Condensed Matter Physics
965 / 22,164
Biophysics
963 / 47,744
Anatomy and Physiology
961 / 53,146
Radiation Therapy
957 / 43,118

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1990 579 4971
1991 606 6029
1992 615 6606
1993 644 7018
1994 682 8211
1995 769 9149
1996 774 9744
1997 952 11826
1998 1052 14140
1999 1101 17859
2000 1181 21388
2001 1250 25241
2002 1452 31102
2003 1587 37969
2004 1558 45674
2005 1847 54132
2006 2055 64453
2007 2216 74054
2008 2411 85964
2009 2690 101486
2010 2878 113074
2011 2959 133872
2012 3241 154051
2013 3534 175665
2014 3509 185281
2015 3545 189544
2016 3837 188764
2017 3839 195019
2018 3870 182125
2019 4125 206000
2020 4559 252569

Tuition

UndergraduateGraduate
Local students $500$500
International students $500$500

The Goethe University of Frankfurt am Main has financial aid programs and on-campus housing.

Programs and Degrees

Programs Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities +++
Business | Politics | Social Sciences +++
Languages | Culture | Linguistics +++
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine +++
Engineering | IT
Maths | Natural Sciences +++

Goethe University of Frankfurt am Main alumni

  1. Jürgen Klopp

    Jürgen Klopp
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1967-.. (age 55)
    Enrolled in the Goethe University of Frankfurt am Main
    In 1995 studied sports science
    Occupations
    association football playerassociation football manager
    Biography

    Jürgen Norbert Klopp is a German professional football manager and former player who is the manager of Premier League club Liverpool. He is widely regarded as one of the best managers in the world.

  2. Helmut Kohl

    Helmut Kohl
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1930-2017 (aged 87)
    Occupations
    politicianhistorianpolitical scientist
    Biography

    Helmut Josef Michael Kohl was a German statesman and politician of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) who served as Chancellor of Germany from 1982 to 1998 (of West Germany, 1982–1990; and of reunified Germany, 1990–1998) and as chairman of the CDU from 1973 to 1998. Kohl's 16-year tenure is the longest of any German Chancellor since Otto von Bismarck, and oversaw the end of the Cold War, the German reunification and the creation of the European Union.

  3. Erich Fromm

    Erich Fromm
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1900-1980 (aged 80)
    Occupations
    university teachersociologistpsychoanalystwriter
    Biography

    Erich Seligmann Fromm was a German social psychologist, psychoanalyst, sociologist, humanistic philosopher, and democratic socialist. He was a German Jew who fled the Nazi regime and settled in the US. He was one of the founders of The William Alanson White Institute of Psychiatry, Psychoanalysis and Psychology in New York City and was associated with the Frankfurt School of critical theory.

  4. Peter Drucker

    Peter Drucker
    Born in
    Austria Flag Austria
    Years
    1909-2005 (aged 96)
    Occupations
    columnisteconomistwriteruniversity teacherjournalist
    Biography

    Peter Ferdinand Drucker was an Austrian-American management consultant, educator, and author, whose writings contributed to the philosophical and practical foundations of the modern business corporation. He was also a leader in the development of management education, he invented the concept known as management by objectives and self-control, and he has been described as "the founder of modern management".

General info

Alternative names Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main
Founded 1914
Accreditation Hessisches Ministerium für Wissenschaft und Kunst
Academic structure Faculty of Law
Faculty of Business Administration and Economics
Faculty of Social Sciences
Faculty of Education
Faculty of Sports and Psychology
Faculty of Theology
Faculty of Philosophy and History
Faculty of Languages and Cultural Studies
Faculty of New Philology
Faculty of Geosciences
Faculty of Computer Science and Math
Faculty of Physics
Faculty of Biochemistry, Chemistry and Pharmacy
Faculty of Biosciences
Faculty of Medicine
GRADE Graduate School
Affiliations and memberships European University Association (EUA)

Location and Contacts

Address Theodor-W.-Adorno-Platz 6
Frankfurt am Main, Hesse, 60323
Germany
City population 753,000
Phone +49 (69) 7980
Fax +49 (69) 798 28383

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