Judicial Officer (civil servant)dual system, including practical semester

  • Diplom-Rechtespfleger/in (FH)


  • 3 years

    Standard period of study (amount)

  • Schwetzingen


  • No information

Overview and admission

Study Type


Admission semester

Winter Semester only


Judicial officer trainees of the federal states of Baden-Württemberg, Rhineland-Palatinate and Saarland receive their training here. Following admission to the preparatory stage of training, the applicants are employed as civil servants with a revocable appointment. They have the title 'Rechtspflegeranwärterin' or 'Rechtspflegeranwärter' (trainee judicial officer). During the training (known as the preparatory stage of training) you will receive trainee stipends (salary) according to the Civil Service Remuneration Act (Bundesbesoldungsgesetz).

Admission modus

open admission

Admission requirements (Link)

Admission requirements

Training within the administration. No direct application at the higher education institution. Applications have to be addressed to the responsible hiring authorities. It is not possible to apply directly to the Hochschule für Rechtspflege Schwetzingen. Instead, the application must be sent to the hiring authority of the federal state/part of the federal state in which the practical training is to be completed and the subsequent professional activity is to take place. Only those who meet the legal requirements for appointment as a civil servant can be hired for the preparatory service. Information regarding the additional appointment requirements (school education, maximum age, etc.), the application deadlines and the application documents to be submitted can be found on the web pages of the responsible authorities.

Languages of instruction

Main language


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