Applications have to be sent via the online portal of the Goethe University.

They need to be complete and in time. Applications which are incomplete or sent after the deadline will not be considered. There are no exceptions. Therefore, we recommend to submit the application as soon as possible and to carefully read the instructions provided on the online portal to make sure all required documents are included.

Documents required:

  • If you are not already enrolled at Goethe-University Frankfurt:
    university entrance qualification (e.g. A-Levels)
  • Bachelor degree certificate
  • If the Bachelor degree has not yet been completed:
    a transcript of records or equivalent document listing the content of the study programme and average grade
  • certificate of English language skills
  • Declaration of examination claim (Download in the online application portal or here)
  • If the first degree was obtained at an international higher education institution:
    certificate of German language skills. See here for more information about the required German language skills.
  • you may need to submit other documents depending on your country of origin and your previous education; please see the general information about applying for a Master’s degree.

Please consider that it may take a few days after the initial registration until your account is activated, especially if you register on a sunday or holiday. It is recommended to create an account as soon as possible. The application can be changed or completed any time later but must be submitted before the deadline.