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Law, Department

Fakultät für Rechtswissenschaft und Volkswirtschaftslehre at the Uni Mannheim

Abteilung Rechtswissenschaft

  • Schloss Westflügel
  • 68161 Mannheim
  • Phone: +49 621 181-1309
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Basic information

Total number of students 1,660 *
Share of external repetitions visited 61.8 %

Support during the study entry phase

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

Exam preparation

Exam preparation 8/10 points
exams preparation - specific offers 3/4 points
Exam Preparation - Training 3/4 points
Exam preparation - additional services 2/2 points

Results of study

Exam results 18.0 %


Third party funds per academic 12.2 T€
Doctorates per professor 1.0

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 1.8
Support in studies 2.3
Courses offered 1.9
Study organisation 1.6
Exams 2.1
Assistance with exam preparation 1.9
Research orientation 2.0
Job market preparation 1.9
Support for stays abroad 2.3
Rooms 1.6
Library 1.6
IT-infrastructure 1.9
Overall study situation 1.7
Self-study places 2.2

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  • Special features regarding teaching
    Wide range of Business Law specialisation, innovative teaching concepts (Baden-Württemberg State Teaching Awards 2006, 2013, University Teaching Awards 2015, 2016); integration of expertise from practice; interdisciplinarity (Economics, Business); targeted preparation for Jurisprudence (drafting contracts); student legal advice (Pro Bono Association); various moot court teams; Working groups beyond the initial semester.
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    International semester rhythm, joint Master programme MCBL with University of Adelaide (Australia); Certificate degree course "European Master in Comparative, International and European Law" (CIEL) with six leading European faculties; 84 partner universities; study plans adapted to semester or year abroad; arranging scholarships; wide range of English language courses; counselling staff for incoming and outgoings (1.5 positions); internationalisation strategy 2015-2020 to promote international mobility and international research cooperation.
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Modern facilities: Projectors, white- and blackboards in every lecture hall; media technology such as interactive boards ("magic boards"), audio and TV support; WiFi throughout the campus; access to the important full-text databases at home and abroad (Beck Online, Juris, Westlaw etc.); state-of-the-art copy and reproduction technology in the library (digital copy on USB stick or as e-mail etc.); friendly, modern library rooms; quiet zone for exam candidates; generous library opening times; courses / advice on specialist literature research and management; weekly writing advice.
  • Special features regarding research activities
    Institute for Corporate Law, for Insurance Science, for Transport and Traffic Law, for German, European and International Medical Law, Health Law and Bioethics (together with the University of Heidelberg) as well as "Mannheim Institute for Regulation and Antitrust Law". Interdisciplinary Centre for Intellectual Property, Centre for Business Succession, Centre for Bankruptcy and Restructuring, Mannheim Centre for Competition and Innovation (MaCCI), Leibniz ScienceCampus "Mannheim Taxation" (MaTax), research project "digilog @ bw - Digitalisation in Dialogue".
  • Other special features
    Powerful team of course managers (3.5 full-time posts) for law programmes who are available to students 5 days a week for advice and help with questions. Dedicated student council, offering many support options. Regular, subject-specific services of the student union and university library.
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  • Further information about study entry phase
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Last update 2020: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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