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Living in Frankfurt

Frankfurt – the financial centre of the continent, the European city, the transport hub, the smallest metropolis in the world. Those who think of the city on the Main, think of the airport, the Paulskirche and Goethe, think of the Stock Exchange, the Book Fair and the skyline. There is no doubt about it; Frankfurt brings opposites together in a charming way. A city with a savoir-vivre, in whose streets multilingualism is an accepted way of life. At the same time, the flair of the global city and homely cosiness are often just a few steps apart. The self-contained and intact life of many districts of the city, such as Bornheim, Sachsenhausen, Bockenheim and Höchst, as well as the village atmosphere, for example, of Seckbach or Bergen-Enkheim show the other endearing and charming side of the city that often remains hidden from visitors.

Part of the unmistakeable character of the city on the river are the renowned museums on the banks of the Main, the fascinating high-rise architecture, the thinkers of the Frankfurt School just as much as the Grüne Soße (a herb sauce, a speciality of Frankfurt), Ebbelwei (Apfelwein or cider) and Frankfurter sausages. Numerous exhibition halls, theatres and historic sites are all nearby and the next café or restaurant is also not far way. In short: Frankfurt has a lot to offer!

Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main © Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main

Goethe University

Frankfurt’s university is one of the biggest and most international universities in Germany. It is also one of the strongest in research.

Luftbild der Fachhochschule Frankfurt am Main © Fachhochschule Frankfurt am Main

University of Applied Sciences, Frankfurt am Main

Studies are research-based, practice-oriented, with international degrees and further education options for students in full-time employment.

Eingang der Volkshochschule © Volkshochschule Frankfurt am Main

Adult education centre

As the municipal further education facility in Frankfurt, the Adult Education Centre offers a varied, comprehensive and cost-effective range of courses.