Frankfurt am Main, one of the foremost financial centres in Europe and since 1998 the headquarters of the European Central Bank, has the flair of a manageable mini-metropolis. It is a striking city of fascinating contrasts - historical and modern, commerce and culture, activity and tranquillity.
Education is a personal right. The educational mission of the liberal democratic and social constituional state to which the university is committed, creates scope for the development of the personality beyond ideological and economic interests.Rationality and argumentative analysis, as well as openness for the perception of interests and the determination of standards of judgement, contribute to the maintenance and further development of the university’s autonomy.The university strives for the formulation of joint public statements on important issues, and thereby secures the support of its allies.
Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences receives substantial funding from regional, national and European research programs, making it a major scientific institution in the Frankfurt/Rhine-Main metropolitan area and beyond. In many fields, R&D at the university is concentrated around and organised within research institutes, centres or collaborations (with other universities), thereby generating added value by pooling diverse disciplinary resources.
Then the International Career Service is right for you! The goal of the International Career Service is to provide advice and support to international students and future graduates during their studies at Frankfurt UAS. With their support, you will gain the knowledge and skills you need to successfully start your career in Germany.The International Career Service can help you with your own application strategy, as well as help you prepare for internship placements or work experiences in GermanyThe International Career Service offers the following services for international students:
There is an on-campus student and staff canteen, open Mon-Thu from 7h30 a.m. to 3h30 p.m., Fri from 7h30 a.m. to 3 p.m., where breakfast and basically three reasonably priced menues are served.There are also several student-run cafeterias in different university buildings. These are lively spots and a hub for spreading the latest student news.A variety of restaurants and fast food stores as well as a supermarket are located around the university.
Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences is a "commuter university": many German students live with their families outside of town. On contrary, the majority of international students live in student dorms or private rooms.In a city like Frankfurt private rooms are a spare good (and mostly expensive, too - from € 300 onward).The university itself does not run student dorms: according to state law dorms are provided by the so-called "Studentenwerk" (a public corporation) or private and semi-private companies/associations (€ 180-250).
Cultural, social and political initiatives, as well as open communication, shape the campus culture of the University of Applied Sciences Frankfurt am Main. The creative, academic and organizational abilities of students and staff result in a lively and creative atmosphere at the university.An essential element of campus culture for all university members is the wide and attractive range of sports offered.The basic principle of the campus culture is that of respect and tolerance among and between students and staff.
The university is proud to run a very extended indoor and outdoor sports program for students and staff. You will find courses ranging from Archery to Yoga and from Volleyball to Badminton. Most of the courses are free of charge. Outdor sports events are offered at low prices. The full program is listed in a special brochure issued at the beginning of each semester.Taking part in the sports program is an outstanding opportunity to meet domestic and other international students. On the other hand: If you have something to offer as a sports coach, feel free to fill an application to the university's sports office!
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