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Law, Department

Rechts- und Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Fakultät

Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg

Rechts- und Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Fakultät
Fachbereich Rechtswissenschaft
Schillerstraße 1
D-91054 Erlangen
Telephone: +49 9131 85-22230

Uni Erl.-Nürnb./Erlangen
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Basic information

Total number of students at the department


Number of master degree students (w/o teacher qualification)


Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase

14/14 points

Results of study

Exam results



Doctorates per professor


Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support
Support in studies
Courses offered
Study organisation
Exam organisation
Digital teaching elements
Assistance with exam preparation
Share of external repetitions visited


Introduction to scientific work
Offers for career orientation
Practical orientation in teaching
Support for stays abroad
Overall study situation
Self-study places
Return rate of the questionnaires


Further information provided by the department

Special features regarding teaching

Focus on fundamental skills that are required to have a successful career later, "Teaching and Student Advice and Counselling" service unit, coordinated concept of theory (lectures) and practice (preliminary exercises), ensuring excellent teaching through didactic training for tutors and academic staff, regular evaluation of teaching in the Faculty, additional studying alongside lectures using e-learning (videocasts, online course, recorded lectures), cooperation within the framework of the Virtual University of Bavaria, inclusion of specialisation areas enables individual specialisation

Special features regarding the international orientation

Together with the Université de Rennes 1 (France), the Faculty offers the programme “German-French Law”, accredited and funded by the German-French University. The interdisciplinary Master´s degree programme in “Human Rights” in English is aimed at prospective students from Germany and abroad. The “Research Centre of Turkish Law” is engaged in comparative legal research regarding Turkish law. The Faculty has a broad network of partner universities abroad.

Special features regarding the equipment

Interactive whiteboards in the majority of teaching rooms, PC workstations in the library and computer room in the Faculty, access to almost all legal databases, possibility of access to the university databases from home, newly built study rooms for small groups (can be used by individual study groups), e-learning: in-depth and supplementary online courses e.g. for examination technique using specifically created teaching videos, etc.

Special features regarding research activities

Broad-based research activity in the Faculty, especially through the existing research centres: The Research Centre for Science and University Law, the Research Centre for Banking and Capital Markets Law in Northern Bavaria

Other special features

Central service unit “Teaching and Student Advice Office” with information sessions; Methodological training courses and customised advice in all phases of the programme; Option of early studies for gifted school students. Support during the transition to the postgraduate traineeship and when starting a career (career meetings and career fair for students); Online learning group placement

Further information on research activities

Further information about study entry phase

Information on access restrictions




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(S) = Students' judgements

(F) = Facts

(P) = Professors' judgements


Value in percent

Value in points


Thousand Euro

Last Update 2023: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education
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