students were enrolled in the 2021/22 winter semester (excluding students on leave of absence and preparatory college students), of which 57% female.
students began their studies in 2021 (first semester at university).
of students are aiming for a Bachelor’s degree,
a Master’s degree,
a state examination and
are enrolled on a teaching degree.
doctoral candidates, of which 53% female.
degree programmes are offered. 5 degree programmes were added in the 2021/22 winter semester, including 2 cooperative degree programmes within the strategic alliance of Rhine-Main Universities, increasing the number to 7.
154 degree programmes are offered. 5 degree programmes were added in the 2021/22 winter semester, including 2 cooperative degree programmes within the strategic alliance of Rhine-Main Universities, increasing the number to 7.
5,750 students are non-German. They come from 138 countries.
students graduated from the university in the 2021 academic year.
doctoral degrees, 317 by women.
170 female professors and 410 male professors ○ teach and conduct research at Goethe University Frankfurt, including 58 cooperative professorships ● with 20 non-university partners.
18 Professorinnen und 14 Professoren wurden 2021 berufen. Der Anteil neuberufener Professorinnen nimmt seit Jahren zu.
scholars at Goethe University Frankfurt are among the 6,600 most cited researchers worldwide.
(“Highly Cited Researchers”, Web of Science).
Of the 2,261 research staff – excluding those at University Hospital Frankfurt – 421 are from abroad, 1,041 are female, 1,237 are externally funded.
Die Goethe-Universität arbeitet mit 293 internationalen Partner-Universitäten und Forschungsinstitutionen aus 83 Ländern zusammen.
is the total sum of Goethe University Frankfurt’s funding from the German Research Foundation as well as from EU, federal state and other funding programmes.
inventions registered, 10 patents granted.
patent applications were filed, 14 of them international (PCT) ●, 2 national ○, including and 7 first filings.
company was established as a spin-off from Goethe University Frankfurt: the Frankfurt Conservation Center GmbH aims to bundle technical and research expertise related to nature conservation under one roof.
Drittmittel- u. LOEWE-/HMWK-Einnahmen insgesamt [€]
Drittmittel-Einnahmen insgesamt [€]
Öffentliche Drittmittel-Einnahmen [€]:
Verfahren der DFG
Verfahren der EU
Verfahren von Bund & Ländern
sonstige öffentlich Einnahmen
new projects are being funding by the German Research Foundation. The total figure is now 658.
Goethe University Frankfurt is participating in 5 of the 6 projects approved in the one-off funding line of the Hessian Ministry of Higher Education, Research, Science and the Arts for the seed funding of cluster projects. All 3 projects submitted under the leadership of Goethe University Frankfurt were awarded funding.
neue große bundesgeförderte Projekte, mit einem Fördervolumen von jeweils über 750.000 € in den Geistes- und Sozialwissenschaften und über 1 Mio. € in den Natur- und Lebenswissenschaften, kommen 2021 hinzu. 26 laufende Großprojekte sind es in der Bundesförderung insgesamt.
Projekte werden im Rahmen der Foschungsrahmenprogramme der Europäischen Union neu gefördert. Damit sind es insgesamt 68.
Private Drittmittel-Einnahmen [€]:
Industriemittel und rechtl. selbständige Stiftungen
Auftragsforschung und Dienstleistungen
LOEWE- und HMWK-Einnahmen [€]:
HMWK-Cluster und Exploration
people took part in
Zoom meetings at Goethe University Frankfurt in 2021.
Terabytes comprises the University Computing Centre’s back-up memory.
The Center for Scientific Computing (CSC) delivered almost 167 million core hours of CPU computing time. Of that, 28 million went to other universities.
All University Library’s almost 8.5 million physical media items in a row would produce a line of books 282 kilometres long – roughly equivalent to the distance from Frankfurt to Basel.
exams were conducted online. 778 lectures were recorded electronically, 803 were livestreamed.
Including digital documents, University Library has 10.83 million media items. Its catalogue lists 2.37 million individual digital documents. eBooks were used 2.34 million times.
Der Katalog der Universitätsbibliothek (UB) weist 2,37 Millionen digitale Einzeldokumente aus (22 %). 2,34 Millionen Mal wurden E-Books genutzt.
titles are contained by The Comic Book Archive at the Department for Children’s and Young Adult Literature Research.
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