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2019 / 20
CHE University Ranking
Law, Department

Fachbereich Rechtswissenschaften

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Basic information

Total number of students 2,150
Share of external repetitions visited 70.7 % *

Support during the study entry phase

Score for offers before studies - Score 3/8 points
Score for offers at start of studies 8/14 points
Score for offers in the first year of studies 1/11 points
Total score for support in the study entry phase


Third party funds per academic 25.6 T€
Doctorates per professor 1.4

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 2.7
Support in studies 2.6
Courses offered 2.3
Study organisation 2.2
Exams 2.8
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Job market preparation 3.0
Support for stays abroad 2.2
Rooms 2.5
Library 2.3
IT-infrastructure 2.1
Overall study situation 2.1

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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    Variety in the curriculum, strong influence from Economic Law and issues of European Law, practical relevance, promotion of communication skills, variety of methods, well-structured department, short distances, close contact with tutors, superbly equipped library – also as regards electronic media and access to databases.
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    Unique course on Chinese law; Wide range of courses in foreign-language specialised training; Large number of ERASMUS partnerships; Great emphasis on comparative legal research, especially on private law and administrative law.
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    The faculty has CIP rooms with modern facilities (50 workstations), supervision from specialised staff; additional computers in the library and the institutes; Free WiFi in all university buildings; very well-equipped departmental library (open at least 115 hours/week); Seven institute libraries; free access to the majority of databases (Juris, Westlaw, beck-online); Projectors in lecture theatres.
  • Special features regarding research activities
    Creativity, courage to innovate, internationalisation, clearly established profile regarding Economic/European Law, variety of methods, excellent national and international networking, comprehensive third-party funding experience, increased activity in third-party-funded projects, practical relevance, flexibility, perspective.
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  • Characteristics of assistance to differently abled persons
    Barrier-free access to all classrooms. The University of Osnabrück has been awarded the Diversity Audit of the Donors' Association for the Promotion of Science and Humanities in Germany as one of 15 universities in Germany for is existing target group-specific and diversity-oriented services.
  • Other special features
    Consistent Europeanisation/internationalisation in all fields of specialisation; the Faculty's European Legal Studies Institute is one of the most important research institutions in the field of Comparative Law/Unification of Law; 37 partner universities in Europe; stays abroad via the ERASMUS office; Subject-specific foreign language training.
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Last update 2017: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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