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Law, Department

Fakultät für Rechtswissenschaft

Universität Bielefeld

Fakultät für Rechtswissenschaft
Universitätsstraße 25
D-33615 Bielefeld
Telephone: +49 521 106-4301

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Total number of students at the department


Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase

11/14 points

Results of study

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Further information provided by the department

Special features regarding teaching

Lectures in the first semesters are accompanied by study groups, additional small groups for initial semesters, extensive exam preparation programme: One-year revision course, e-learning platform for exam preparation "unirep-online", exam preparation course, mock exams, simulation of oral exam. Foreign language programme: FFA, programme to learn the legal language and basics of the respective legal system (currently in English, French, Turkish, Russian); Student legal advice in all three disciplines; Teaching in International Law is in English.

Special features regarding the international orientation

International areas of specialisation; Public Commercial Law in the EU, Environmental Planning and Technology Law in the EU, European and International Law (International Migration Law); Foreign language certificate: English, French, Spanish, Turkish, Russian. FFA (subject-specific foreign language training): Legal language and basics of the country’s legal system (English, French, Turkish, Russian); Erasmus: Collaboration with universities in 12 countries; Also collaboration with China, Russia and South Africa; "Europa intensiv": Knowledge for the European labour market. International Master: "World Studies"

Special features regarding the equipment

University computer centre (guidance and supervision in all things computer-related, PC workstations); free WiFi access for all students; PC workstations in the Law section of the library; E-learning platform "Lernraum", which is maintained by an e-learning representative; E-learning platform for exam preparation, "unirep-online"; IT support.

Special features regarding research activities

Research institutes and centres at the faculty: Bielefeld Centre for Healthcare Compliance; Institute for the Law of Intelligent Technology Systems at Bielefeld University; Institut für Anwalts- und Notarrecht (Institute for the Legal Profession and Notary Law); Institut für Arbeit und sozialen Schutz (Institute for Work and Social Protection); Institute of Legal Fact Research and Legal Policy; Institute of Environmental Law; Institute of Business Law. Research units: Research Centre for Real Estate Law; Research Centre for Travel Law; Research Centre for Health Industry Law

Other special features

Library: Very well-equipped (literature, study spaces), user-friendly opening times; Additional programmes such as Europe intensiv, FFA; Practical focus through the project "Justice up close" accompanying the practical study period; Student legal advice, Refugee Law Clinic, miscarriages of justice and retrials; Moot courts. International Master's degree course: World Studies; Academic office: Advice on all phases of study (individual consultations, workshops); JURA band: Teachers and students make music together; Departmental student body

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