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2019 / 20
CHE University Ranking
Law, Department

Fakultät für Rechtswissenschaft

  • Universitätsstraße 25
  • 33615 Bielefeld
  • Phone: +49 521 106-4301
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Basic information

Total number of students 4,110
Share of external repetitions visited 39.8 % *

Support during the study entry phase

Score for offers before studies - Score 3/8 points
Score for offers at start of studies 13/14 points
Score for offers in the first year of studies 4/11 points
Total score for support in the study entry phase


Third party funds per academic 5.3 T€
Doctorates per professor 0.9

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 2.5
Support in studies 2.4
Courses offered 2.5
Study organisation 2.6
Exams 2.9
University repetitions 1.9
Research orientation 2.5
Job market preparation 2.9
Support for stays abroad 2.3
Rooms 2.6
Library 1.7
IT-infrastructure 1.9
Overall study situation 2.5

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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    Lectures in stage I studies are accompanied by small study groups and lectures in stage II studies are accompanied by case study exercises; Extensive exam preparation programme: One-year revision course, e-learning platform and seminars on exam preparation, essay writing course, mock exams, mock oral examinations; E-learning platform "Jurmoodle"; PunktUM-Jura; courses, tutorials and advice relating to academic writing in Law; Foreign language programme; foreign language programme that is specially tailored to an education in Law (foreign language is taught alongside the legal system).
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    Foreign language programme; foreign language programme that is specially tailored to an education in Law (foreign language is taught alongside the legal system); ERASMUS PROGRAMME; English-taught lectures; Arrangement of work placements abroad; International key areas.
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    University computer centre (guidance and supervision in all things computer-related, PC workstations); free WiFi access for all students; PC workstations in the Law section of the library; E-learning platform "Lernraum", which is maintained by an e-learning representative; E-learning platform for exam preparation, "unirep-online"; IT support.
  • Special features regarding research activities
    Research institutes at the Faculty: Legal professional and notary law; Labour and social protection; Institut für Menschenrechte, Migration und Integration (Institute for Human Rights, Migration and Integration); Rule of law research and legal policy; Environmental Law; Economic Law; in addition to the individual research activities of the chairs, research centres have been established at the Faculty; Forschungsstelle für Immobilienrecht (Research Centre for Real Estate Law), Forschungsstelle Reiserecht (Research Centre for Travel Law), Forschungsstelle Recht der Gesundheitswirtschaft (Research Centre for the Law of Health Management); "German Constitutional History" project; Bielefeld Verfahrenstag (procedures day), research centre “Law of intelligent technology systems”.
  • Website with further information on research activities
  • Characteristics of assistance to differently abled persons
    Representative for students with disabilities or chronic illness.
  • Other special features
    The Law section of the library is very well-equipped in terms of literature available and study workstations; "Europa Intensiv"; The qualification programme "Europa Intensiv" offers students the chance to get grips with the European Union and the process of European integration and orientation in an inter-disciplinary setting, with a view to a professional career. Teaching has a strong relation to basic research. But practically oriented teaching matters too, such as law clinic.
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Last update 2017: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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