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Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universitaet Frankfurt am Main, Faculty of Economics and Bus Admin

Our Vision
- To strengthen our traditional role as one of the leading German academic
institutions in economics and business administration.
- To offer premier economics and business programs that provide students with the fundamental ability to translate acquired knowledge into
responsible decision-making in a competitive global environment.
- To master a top position amongst the premier European academic institutions accredited internationally in economics and business administration.
- To promote and develop networks of excellence: interdisciplinary, international, innovative and including knowledge-based institutions outside

- To provide highest quality university education and research in economics and business administration.
- To prepare our undergraduate and graduate students to become business effective, socially responsible leaders and managers in today's
competitive and rapidly changing global economic and business environment.
- To make substantial contributions to business and the economy in an information-driven society through research, training and advice.
Locally Integrated International Education
To provide dynamic, global economic and management education to a diverse student population, capitalizing on the opportunities provided by our
location in a thriving international economic and business environment.
Focused Research
To achieve the highest standard of research through close cooperation between the disciplines of economics and business with a particular focus on
subfields where synergies in the economic and business environment in the Rhine-Main region are greatest.
Integrating Theory and Practice
To provide an integrated approach to learning by combining theory and research with practical experience.
Excellence in Teaching
To offer best quality teaching based on and supported by research, with an emphasis on quantitative methods, theory-led empirical research,
business partnering and policy relevance.
Ethical and Social Responsibility
To enable our undergraduate and graduate students to consider ethical and social responsibility as a major issue.
Supportive Educational Environment
To provide a compassionate and intellectually stimulating learning environment through comparably small classes, faculty accessibility and
Top Quality Students
To become more attractive to applicants so as to increase our ability to select top quality students.
Innovative Course and Degree Offering
To offer the highest quality undergraduate and graduate education degree programs that evolve with our changing economy.

Life-Long Learning
To strengthen and extend the established executive training at the post-graduate level.
Distinguished Scholars

Internationalization of Research and Teaching
To strengthen our international character by being recognized as one of the most interesting and relevant academic faculties in Germany for leading institutions and researchers from around the world. Likewise, we aim to support international student exchange and link our doctoral studies to
leading universities around the world.

Distinguished Scholars
To form new generations of scholars prepared to conduct distinguished research and innovative teaching – and to assume roles as university faculty, research scientists and administrators.

Relations with the Community At-Large
To work closely with the local business community, acknowledging our tradition as an academic institution founded by the citizens and business community of Frankfurt. This includes partnerships with local private enterprise, government, international organizations and non-profit institutions
so as to address pressing economic and managerial problems. We integrate the larger community into our instruction (i.e. as adjunct faculty or through exchange with students), encourage entrepreneurship and likewise communicate ideas, knowledge and experience to the community by
contributing our academic and/or professional expertise.


  • Econ/ Managerial Economics


  • Private

  • Public


  • Full-time

  • Part-time

Student/Faculty Ratio



Student Enrollments

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* Tuition and fees are displayed in US dollars for ease of comparison, and are accurate as of July 1, 2016. A currency converter is available here, if you wish to see the rates in a different currency.

This profile was updated on February 22, 2017.