Commercial / Business Law, Department
Fachbereich Umweltwirtschaft / Umweltrecht at the HS Trier/Birkenfeld
- 55768 Birkenfeld
- Phone: +49 6782 17 13 07
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Special features regarding teachingIn everyday legal life, it is increasingly a question of being able to solve legal questions from other areas in addition to Commercial Law issues. We therefore combine legal knowledge in the areas of Business and Corporate Law, supplemented by the basics of Business Administration and foreign language skills, with Energy and Environmental Law issues that are gaining importance under the impact of climate change. This offer at the intersection of Commercial and Environmental Law opens up an attractive alternative to "classic" Law studies at universities.
Special features regarding the international orientationSince WS 06/07 cooperation with the Japanese Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University (Dual Degree - IMAT) since 2010: International study semester "Principles of Sustainable Business" (exchange programme for students from: partner universities; already recognised twice by UNESCO); 2012: Cooperation with the University of California, San Diego (semester abroad); Since 2013: Cooperation with Alliant International University, San Diego (semester abroad or double degree); since WS 17/18: English-speaking, international and interdisciplinary Bachelor's degree in "Sustainable Business and Technology".
Exchange universities for stay abroadsInstituto Politécnico de Coimbra, Portugal; Athlone Institute of Technology, Irland; Dalarna University, Schweden; Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Mines d'Abi-Carmaux, Frankreich; Université Paris Ouest - Nanterre La Défense, Frankreich; Università degli Studi di Roma, Italien; Universidad de Cantabria, Spanien; Alliant International University San Diego, USA; University of California, San Diego, USA; Ramkhamhaeng University, Thailand.
Special features regarding the equipmentTo make sure that learning is also fun, we pay careful attention not just to exciting content, but also to everything else. This applies especially for seminars, who sensitise managers in issues relating to Sustainable Economics. To ensure concentrated learning and discussions, we offer groups an extremely wide range of seminar rooms with a pleasant atmosphere. Naturally, they are all equipped with the latest technology. The university library has a wide range of relevant specialist literature and up-to-date online databases.
Special features regarding research and developmentThe guideline for applied research at the Environmental Campus is a thematic focus on questions relating to material flow cycles and sustainable development. As a result, Environmental and Energy Law, in particular Renewable Energies Legislation, forms an important focal point of research activities. In addition, colleagues regularly publish in specialist journals and collaborate on renowned commentaries on Economic and Environmental/Energy Law. Last but not least, the broad range of research areas on the campus offers students a chance to get involved in research projects at an early stage.
Support for foundersStart-up office on the Environment Campus: This includes the teaching of basic knowledge about start-ups, as well as the design of the start-up process, including funding advice and post-start-up support, company management support. The key areas of support are set individually, depending on the requirements of the potential entrepreneurs. Support relies on a broad network of competence partners, such as economic development agencies, continuing education institutions, banks and many companies and coaches.
Other special featuresWe pass on our wide experience – not only to our students, but also to interested parties from all subject areas. Therefore, we offer everyone the possibility of an initial insight into the academic studies at the environment campus: our taster courses. In 2010, the environmental campus took 2nd place as Germany's greenest university in the comprehensive ranking of universities of Utopia GmbH and in 2012 was ranked in 1st place. In the GreenMetric Ranking, UCB 2017 was the only university in Germany to be among the top ten (10th place); in 2018 place 6 was achieved.
Further information on research activitieshttps://www.umwelt-campus.de/forschung/
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