Lawyers with a Non-German Degree

Study mode:On campus Study type:Full-time Languages: German
Deadline: Jul 15, 2024
StudyQA ranking:1302 Duration:2 semestrs

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German civil law, public law, criminal law
optional specialisation

Educational organisation

First semester: focus on basics in German law and some optional subjects
second semester: optional lectures and seminar
second or third semester: Master's thesis

Forms of assessment

Two oral tests in one mandatory and one optional lecture; one seminar paper; Master's thesis; ECTS points optional

Language requirements

German: TestDaF 4 or DSH 2 (or equivalent), minimum B2 (European reference framework)

Required DSH / TestDaF


Academic requirements

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in a (four-year) legal programme, foreign professional qualification
  • proficiency in German language at level DSH 2 (intermediate) or equivalent

Enrolment fees

Social fee: approx. 65 EUR per semester

Costs of living

Approx. 750 EUR per month to cover personal expenses

Job opportunities

Due to the intensive nature of the programme, students will have only limited time for part-time jobs.

Funding opportunities within the university

Students coming to Bayreuth from a partner university may have the opportunity to receive some financial support from the University of Bayreuth.

Arrival support

The International Office with its Service for International Students (SIS) assists students before and upon arrival (mailing of information, pick-up service from the station). It offers assistance in all administrative matters including registration and enrolment.

Services and support for international students

The International Office with its Service for International Students (SIS) offers administrative, academic, and social support before and during the semester.


The International Office offers assistance in finding accommodation in a student residence (rent approx. 120 EUR to 200 EUR per month) or private accommodation (250 EUR to 400 EUR).
However, a search on the private market as a backup is advisable. You can find links to the private market on our website.
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