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Juristische Fakultät at the Uni Passau

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Basic information

Total number of students 2,290 *
Share of external repetitions visited 16.8 %

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 3/12 points

Exam preparation

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

Results of study

Exam results 42.2 %


Third party funds per academic 18.0 T€
Doctorates per professor 1.5

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 1.9
Support in studies 2.2
Courses offered 1.8
Study organisation 1.7
Exams 2.1
Assistance with exam preparation 1.3
Research orientation 1.9
Job market preparation 2.2
Support for stays abroad 1.9
Rooms 1.9
Library 1.7
IT-infrastructure 1.8
Overall study situation 1.6
Self-study places 2.3

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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    Extensive exam revision courses: Institute for Legal Didactics (3 teaching professors); continuous annual course, also during the semester break; weekly exam course; semi-annual written and oral trial exams; individual exam analysis. 30 focus areas; Internationality: specialisation in "Foreign Law"; subject-specific foreign language training: multi-level; 9 languages; including foundations of foreign legal systems; Certificate of Higher Education in Common Law and LL.B. (Univ. Of London); English-language study certificate; study certificate "Eastern European. Law”.
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    Institute for International and Foreign Law; Centre for European Law; Research Centre Human Rights in Criminal Proceedings; Chair of Common Law; subject-specific foreign language training; English-language certificates in foreign, European and international law; numerous specialisation areas with an international focus; over 50 partner universities; LL.B. (University of London); Master "German law for foreign students"; Double Master "German and Russian Law"; certificate of basic knowledge of German law.
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Seminar rooms / lecture halls are all equipped with projectors, some have multimedia equipment; WiFi access throughout the campus; very well equipped PC pools; electronic platforms, also for digital and virtual forms of learning: stud.ip, ILIAS; Databases: including beck-online, juris, Westlaw, Nexis, HeinOnline; E-magazines and e-books; partial video recordings of courses with the possibility of online streaming for students.
  • Special features regarding research activities
    Excellent and wide-ranging research in the core subjects of civil law, public law and criminal law. Key areas in the fields: "Economy and Labour", "Finance and Taxes", "Europe and International Dimensions of Law"
  • Other special features
    Very short distances to the chairs and the central facilities (dean's office, student advisory service, international office, library, canteen, sports centre); very good communication and supervision relationship between teachers and students; modern faculty building; top condition of the lecture halls and seminar rooms (structural and technical); high diversity of the student body (students from all over Germany and a high proportion of foreign students).
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Last update 2020: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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