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2019 / 20
CHE University Ranking
Law, Department

Studiengang Rechtswissenschaft

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Basic information

Total number of students 690
Share of external repetitions visited 8.2 % *

Support during the study entry phase

Score for offers before studies - Score 2/8 points
Score for offers at start of studies 10/14 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 55.1 T€
Doctorates per professor 2.4

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 1.4
Support in studies 1.3
Courses offered 1.5
Study organisation 1.1
Exams 1.5
University repetitions 1.7
Research orientation less than 15 answers
Job market preparation 1.2
Support for stays abroad 1.2
Rooms 1.2
Library 1.3
IT-infrastructure 1.7
Overall study situation 1.2

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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    Compulsory small groups with a maximum of 20 students; Personal coaching if required; term abroad; Centre for Legal Education: Methodical guidance and supervision of students during their course of studies, e.g. through method training and "exam clinic"; conception and organisation of exam preparation; continuous development of didactic skills. Centre for general studies and personal development (partly compulsory); Foreign languages ​​(partly compulsory); Economics (partly compulsory); eight areas of specialisation.
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    Compulsory study abroad at approximately 90 partner universities abroad; Master’s is international and taught in English; Compulsory English for Special Purposes courses and further foreign languages; International exchange programme; three annual summer schools (IP Law, Business Law, Sports Law); Internationalisation of young researchers; Increasingly publication of legal research results in other languages; International visiting professors; Participation in international moot court competitions; International networking as part of international associations and projects.
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    WiFi (including eduroam) across the entire campus; 24/7 library; free access to legal databases; weekly laptop support; lecture theatres equipped with video conferencing.
  • Special features regarding research activities
    Chair of Principles of Law; Institute for Foundation Law and the Law of Non-Profit Organizations; Institute for Corporate and Capital Markets Law; Center for Transnational IP, Media and Technology Law and Policy; Notary Law Centre for Family-Owned Businesses; Centre for Security and Law; Energy Law and Policy; Medical Law Initiative Group; Center on the Legal Profession; American Friends of Bucerius: Research network with the USA.
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  • Characteristics of assistance to differently abled persons
    A disability representative provides individual support for students with disabilities.
  • Characteristics of diversity advancement
    There are an equality representative and an equality concept.
  • Other special features
    International Office; Career Service; over 90 partner universities; memberships in international associations; Tuition fees can be financed; very active alumni organisation; Exclusive graduate fair; guidance counsellor; University's own internal exam preparation programme; day care centre; Buddy system for international exchange students; Wide range of sports available, including fitness studio on campus.
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Last update 2017: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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