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Economic Sciences, Department

Fachbereich 02: Wirtschaftswissenschaften

Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main

Fachbereich 02: Wirtschaftswissenschaften
Theodor-W.-Adorno-Platz 4
D-60323 Frankfurt am Main
Telephone: +49 69 798-34601

Uni Frankfurt a.M.
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Basic information

Total number of students at the department


Number of master degree students (w/o teacher qualification)


Percentage of teaching by practitioners


Percentage of teaching by practitioners, master's


Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase

12/16 points

Job market- and career-orientation

Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment

no data

Master theses in cooperation with work environment

no data


Publications per professor in Business Administration

no data

Publications per professor in Economics

no data

Third party funds per academic

61,800 €

Doctorates per professor


Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support
Support in studies
Courses offered
Study organisation
Exam organisation
Digital teaching elements
Introduction to scientific work
Offers for career orientation
Practical orientation in teaching
Support for stays abroad
Overall study situation
Return rate of the questionnaires


Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

Teacher support
Support in studies
Digital teaching elements
Practical orientation in teaching
Courses offered
Study organisation
Transition to Master's studies
Research orientation
Overall study situation
Support for stays abroad

Not specified
Return rate of the questionnaires


Further information provided by the department

Special features regarding teaching

A special feature of both the "Frankfurt Bachelor's degree in Economics" is the close integration of Business Administration and Economics. The Economics Bachelor's course prepares students for various fields of activity in the national and international environment. Both offer well-grounded, high-quality and academic initial training and form an important foundation for a successful career entry or continuing studies in one of the Frankfurt Master's degree courses.

Special features regarding the international orientation

Internationality in research and teaching is a key criterion of quality for the department. This promotes a lively international exchange of academics and students through an international network of over 100 partner universities. Language skills can be acquired thanks to a wide range of business language courses in English, French, Spanish, Chinese and Japanese.

Exchange universities for stay abroads

Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, USA; Université Paris Dauphine, Frankreich; Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal; Fudan University Shanghai, China; Monash University, Melbourne, Australien; Vietnamese-German University; Keio University, Tokyo, Japan; Universität St. Gallen, Schweiz; Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spanien; Bi Norwegian Business School, Oslo, Finnland.

Special features regarding the equipment

The faculty provides its researchers with a large number of databases and access opportunities, such as: Frankfurt Laboratory for Experimental Economic Research (FLEX); Research Data Centre of the Federal and State Statistical Offices / House of Finance; SAFE Data Room / House of Finance; HRZ PC Lab.

Special features regarding research activities

The department, as part of the Goethe University at the cultural and business hub Frankfurt am Main, concentrates on empirical and analytical research into entrepreneurial and macro-economic issues.

Support for founders

The Goethe University “Unibator” supports students, staff and alumni in the implementation of academic findings and emerging business ideas for marketable products and services. It provides a start-up programme for business founders with the aim of developing a sound business model. The Unibator, together with the research-intensive department of Economic Sciences, has set up a focus on FinTech. In addition, there are student initiatives involved in promoting start-ups, such as the Founders Club Frankfurt and Enactus.

Other special features

The faculty, represented in particular by the Equality Council, is committed to equal opportunities and diversity in close cooperation with the university's Equality Office. First and foremost, the aim is to improve the proportion of women, among other things through active recruitment and support programmes. International students benefit from tutorials, a buddy programme and a local International Office. A recently developed Code of Conduct lays out how we treat each other with respect and appreciation. Sustainability, as a central theme, is also the focus of certain student initiatives.

Further information on research activities

Further information about study entry phase

Information on access restrictions




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(S) = Students' judgements

(F) = Facts

(P) = Professors' judgements


Value in percent

Value in points


Thousand Euro

Last Update 2023: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education
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