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Municipal Civil Service - General Administrationdual system, including practical semester
Bachelor of Laws
Standard period of study (amount)
Bielefeld, Dortmund, Duisburg, Hagen, Gelsenkirchen, Köln, Münster, Herne
Overview and admission
Winter Semester only
The degree consists of alternating theoretical studies at the university and practical training phases, each lasting a total of 18 months. Students learn about professional practice at their employers who hired them as employees before they began their studies.
Training within the administration. No application directly at the higher education institution. Applications have to be addressed to the responsible hiring authorities. Course start once a year as of 1 September In the so-called 'Vorbereitungsdienst' (preparatory stage of training) only those who fulfil the legal requirements for the appointment can be recruited to the civil service.
Winter semester (2020/2021)
Application deadline for Germans and inhabitants
The degree course begins on 1 September of each year.
Languages of instruction