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Law, Department

Rechtswissenschaftliche Fakultät at the Uni Freiburg

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Basic information

Total number of students 2,500 *
Share of external repetitions visited 44.5 %

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 8/12 points

Exam preparation

Exam preparation 4/10 points
exams preparation - specific offers 1/4 points
Exam Preparation - Training 1/4 points
Exam preparation - additional services 2/2 points

Results of study

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Third party funds per academic 14.3 T€
Doctorates per professor 2.1

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 2.7
Support in studies 2.7
Courses offered 2.7
Study organisation 2.1
Exams 2.8
Assistance with exam preparation 2.4
Research orientation 2.6
Job market preparation 3.1
Support for stays abroad 2.3
Rooms 2.7
Library 2.8
IT-infrastructure 2.5
Overall study situation 2.5
Self-study places 3.2

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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    New library, top-quality courses in the basic subjects, small working groups also to accompany beginner's tutorials, high degree of internationality amongst the teaching staff and in the teaching content, specialisations in European Law and in Comparative Law, interesting, broad international programme, US guest professor programme, complete programme of demanding university exam preparation courses run by professors, with essay writing course and examination clinic, strong relation to practice thanks to inclusion of high-quality lecturers in the specialist studies, subject-specific didactics courses.
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    International and comparative modules and courses of study as well as programmes entirely geared towards foreign legal systems are worth mentioning: French law school, guest professor programme, focus areas that are international and comparative law - especially with regard to the cooperation of the faculty with the Freiburg-based Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law, trinational EUCOR Master, German-French double Master , Moot Courts.
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    The departmental library is located in one of the most modern university libraries in Europe. There is a newly equipped computer pool with approx. 100 workplaces. Students and lecturers have extensive access to all common online databases and campus WiFi.
  • Special features regarding research activities
    Broad and top-level coverage of the basic subjects, specific focus on Commercial Law in all its forms with European and international references through research work and teaching experience abroad, well-founded orientation in the areas of international and European law and comparative law, high degree of international networking of teachers (Europe, North - and South America, East and Southeast Asia, Africa).
  • Other special features
    The Faculty of Freiburg has a particularly qualified, stimulating and fruitful university study and research environment. The Freiburg graduates achieve excellent exam results with a low failure rate, are significantly above the national average and nationwide in the narrowest top group. There are excellent opportunities to study for a PhD and outstanding career prospects due to excellent training.
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Last update 2020: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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