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2019 / 20
CHE University Ranking
Law, Department

Rechtswissenschaftliche Fakultät

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Basic information

Total number of students 2,440
Share of external repetitions visited 35.8 % *

Support during the study entry phase

Score for offers before studies - Score 2/8 points
Score for offers at start of studies 7/14 points
Score for offers in the first year of studies 1/11 points
Total score for support in the study entry phase


Third party funds per academic 23.3 T€
Doctorates per professor 2.5

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 2.6
Support in studies 2.5
Courses offered 2.5
Study organisation 2.0
Exams 2.5
University repetitions 1.8
Research orientation 2.5
Job market preparation 2.8
Support for stays abroad 2.4
Rooms 2.4
Library 2.6
IT-infrastructure 2.2
Overall study situation 2.0

Degree courses with details

Degree courses without details

Further degree courses of the department
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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
    French law school; Visiting professors programme; German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) Summer School; Areas of specialisation.
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Well equipped library, the new Juridicum in the newly constructed university library will offer the most modern working conditions (winter semester 2014/15 onwards); The Faculty has a newly equipped computer pool (57 workstations); students and lecturers have extensive access to all current online databases, WiFi.
  • Special features regarding research activities
    Broad and high-quality range of basic subjects, own research work and international experience create solid focus on the fields of International and European Law and Comparative Law, high degree of international networking, unity between research and teaching in the shape of a research-oriented specialisation, additional research focuses in Economic Law, Media and Information Law and Security Law, highly inter-disciplinary approach, focus on application, practical relevance through networking (German Federal Constitutional Court, etc.), projects with strong third-party funding.
  • Other special features
    There is a particularly professional, stimulating and productive university study and research environment. Freiburg graduates achieve the best exam results (approx. 35% "fully satisfactory" grade or higher) with the lowest failure rate (approx. 10%) in Baden-Württemberg and are therefore considered among Germany's elite. There are excellent opportunities to study for a PhD and outstanding career prospects due to excellent training. Annual job exchange; Interesting and popular moot courts in all interesting legal areas.
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Last update 2017: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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