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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

12/14 points

Results of study

Exam results

no data


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

Increased number of small group tutorials to accompany lectures; Exam writing course for freshers and students of higher study semesters (3rd/4th study semester), small group concept; course-related intermediate examination; possible to earn credits in stage II studies in parallel to stage I studies; range of seminars increased in the university specialisation areas; practical teaching through the court-of-law lab; range of e-learning courses; structured work placements; Excellence courses for the best students to provide individual support; Evaluation of the lecture programme

Special features regarding the international orientation

The Centre for International Affairs bundles support for specialised languages and stays abroad. It offers a variety of specialist legal courses in English, Spanish, French, Italian and Turkish. In addition, students can obtain a certificate in "Anglo-American Law & Language". The ZfI supports the preparation and implementation of a degree course abroad at one of the 39 partner universities and advises on the possibility of internships abroad. It is involved in looking after the faculty's English-language Moot Courts (Jessup-Móot-Court-Team).

Special features regarding the equipment

Web-based news portals, chair websites, campus-wide WiFi, more than 100,000 network connections with 10 GBit backbone, VPN, Moodle, SMART Boards, all classrooms with multimedia equipment. Barrier-free access to the building. Faculty's own server (Web, ILIAS) independent, largest departmental library (250,000 volumes) with 30 PCs (internet, Office), 450 network connections, WiFi, 14 subject-specific databases across the campus, including juris + beck, establishment of an e-library (over 600 e-journals, 7 e-book portals), own meta search, virtual programmes, e-learning synergies as the Economics and Social Sciences libraries are located in the library.

Special features regarding research activities

The faculty is very well networked both internationally and in a inter-disciplinary way. The broad spectrum of important topics includes: Law and digitalisation; Criminal law/criminological research on international criminal law (German Research Foundation (DFG)), on flight, right-wing extremism (junior research group) and police violence (DFG); Research in the field of German and European private, labour and commercial law; Experimental legal philosophy (DFG), constitutional theory, development cooperation, human rights, European integration, tax law, public commercial law, gambling law, energy law, education law and health law.

Support for founders

Regular practitioners’ events, such as on how to start a law firm.

Other special features

Court-of-law lab with permanently installed conference microphones and four video cameras recording in parallel as well as dictaphones; Extensive range of key qualifications: Public speaking courses, mediation, criminological prison groups, voice and speech training, etc.; Separate e-team/e-learning; which advises, instructs and supports students and teachers in all things related to e-learning. Regular information events for the first examination and for the judicial service training. Own exam preparation programme "Rubrum". Participation in the Vis Arbitral Moot, BAG (Federal Labour Court), Hans Soldan and Jessup Moot Court; Forensic Medicine/Autopsy.

Further information on research activities

Further information about study entry phase

Information on access restrictions




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(S) = Students' judgements

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(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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