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Frankfurt - Education & Schools

Frankfurt has a wealth of educational opportunities for expats living in the city, and for their families as well. The city is home to several well respected international schools and universities.

The Frankfurt International School is one of the most widely attended international education schools for the families of expats. Students from over 55 different countries attend this school, which provides education to over 1,700 students from the age of three through adulthood. About 31 percent of the student body consists of American expatriate students, and British, Japanese, and Korean students are also well represented in this school.

The coursework is divided into Primary, Elementary, and Upper divisions. The coursework is taught in English, with English as a Second Language (ESL) instruction provided for German, Japanese, and other students. Legal residents of Germany are also required to follow coursework in the German language throughout their studies at the Frankfurt International School.

This school is accredited by several international organizations, including the Council of International Schools in the United Kingdom, and the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.

You can find more information about the Frankfurt International School at www.learn4good.com.

One of the most popular universities for Frankfurt locals and expats alike is the Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, which was founded in 1914 as Citizens' University. The University currently provides post secondary education for over 31,000 students. In recent years, the Goethe University has increased its focus on providing instruction in English and other languages.

Undergraduate studies are provides in a wide range of disciplines, including law, psychology, computer science, physics, and medicine. Graduate programs are also available in the fields of finance, archaeology, psychology, and others, and doctoral programs are offered in the fields of social sciences, religion, and economics.

Numerous international study programs are also offered at the Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, including law, management, economics, and natural sciences.

You can find out more about the Johann Wolfgang Goethe University at www.uni-frankfurt.de/english/index.html.

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