Police Officerdual system, including practical semester

  • Bachelor's degree


  • 3 years

    Standard period of study (amount)

  • Nienburg, Oldenburg, Hann. Münden


  • No information

Overview and admission

Study Type


Admission semester

Summer and Winter Semester


Professional qualification for the career track group 2, first entry level, subject area police force (formerly higher intermediate service). The basic knowledge, skills and abilities taught in the course of study are geared in particular to the requirements of the first assignment in the field of operations and patrol service and the criminal investigation service. The degree is divided into three study phases with a 12-month basic study period in the 1st year, a 6-month advanced course and two 3-month internships in the individual police service in the 2nd year, and a 12-month specialized course in operations, investigations, and transportation.

Admission modus

Selection procedure / qualifying examination

Admission requirements (Link)

Admission requirements

Training within the administration. No direct application at the higher education institution. Multi-stage selection procedure\; Enrolment in the Law Enforcement Service is ‘regionalised’ in Lower Saxony. Although you apply to a central office, the Police Academy, for a place, you are enrolled according to where you will later serve. This means both that you are required to state in your application which area of Lower Saxony you later wish to serve in\; as well as that you can and must expect to be transferred to the riot police after graduation and a period of service in this field.

Languages of instruction

Main language


DAAD - Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst - German Academic Exchange Service