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  6. Rechts- und Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Fakultät
2019 / 20
CHE University Ranking
Commercial / Business Law, Department

Rechts- und Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Fakultät

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Basic information

Total number of students 180
Percentage of teaching by practitioners

Cooperative Education

Students in cooperative education

Support during the study entry phase

Score for offers before studies - Score 2/8 points
Score for offers at start of studies 8/14 points
Score for offers in the first year of studies 3/11 points
Total score for support in the study entry phase

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 92.6 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's

International orientation

International orientation, bachelor's
International orientation, master's

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment, bachelor's
Contact with work environment, master's
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment
Master theses in cooperation with work environment
Share of professors with work experience

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support no survey
Support in studies no survey
Courses offered no survey
Study organisation no survey
Exams no survey
Job market preparation no survey
Support during practical semester
Support for stays abroad no survey
Rooms no survey
Library no survey
IT-infrastructure no survey
Overall study situation no survey

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
    Focus on fundamental skills that are required to have a successful career later, "Teaching and academic guidance" service unit, coordinated concept of theory (lectures) and practice (preliminary exercises), ensuring excellent teaching through didactic training for tutors and academic staff, regular evaluation of teaching in the Faculty, additional studying alongside lectures using e-learning (videocasts, online course, recorded lectures), cooperation within the framework of the Virtual University of Bavaria, inclusion of specialisation areas enables individual specialisation.
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    Together with the Université de Rennes 1 (France), the Faculty offers the programme “German-French Law”, accredited and funded by the German-French University. The interdisciplinary Master’s programme “Human Rights” in English is aimed at prospective students from Germany and abroad. The “Research Centre of Turkish Law” is engaged in comparative legal research regarding Turkish law. The Faculty has a broad network of partner universities abroad.
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Interactive whiteboards in the majority of teaching rooms, PC workstations in the library and computer room in the Faculty, access to almost all legal databases, possibility of access to the university databases from home, newly built study rooms for small groups (can be used by individual study groups), e-learning: in-depth and supplementary online courses e.g. for examination technique using specifically created teaching videos, etc.
  • Special features regarding research activities
    Broad-based research activity in the Faculty, especially through the existing research centres: the Forschungsstelle für Wissenschafts- und Hochschulrecht (Research Centre for Academic and University Law), the Forschungsstelle für Bank- und Kapitalmarktrecht in Nordbayern (Research Centre for Banking and Capital Market Law in Northern Bavaria), the Forschungsstelle für Türkisches Recht (Research Centre for Turkish Law), Erlangen Centre for Islam and Law in Europe (EZIRE) and the Institut für Anwaltsrecht und Anwaltspraxis (Institute for the Legal Profession and Legal Practice).
  • Characteristics of assistance to differently abled persons
    Special exam arrangements/equalisation of disadvantages; Within the options available, structural improvements have been made in recent years (disabled toilet, ramp at the entrance, electric door opener being developed); “Active Involvement” (such as through appropriate workplace design) for gifted graduates with a view to subsequent recruitment. Last year, for example, a severely visually impaired former student and subsequent employee was awarded the most richly endowed Doctoral Prize at the FAU.
  • Characteristics of diversity advancement
    Many students with Turkish and Russian-speaking family backgrounds, in particular, with many of them being recruited as staff later on (currently, there are two non-native Germans among the four Habilitation candidates in criminal law). Special courses on specialist jargon and language, such as for Turkish students, so that they can also learn the legal language in their native language (and/or the native language of their parents).
  • Other special features
    Central service unit “Teaching and Course Advice” with information sessions; Methodological training courses and customised advice in all phases of the programme; Option of early studies for gifted pupils.
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Last update 2017: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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