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Educational organisationFirst 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 assessmentTwo oral tests in one mandatory and one optional lecture; one seminar paper; Master's thesis; ECTS points optional
Language requirementsGerman: TestDaF 4 or DSH 2 (or equivalent), minimum B2 (European reference framework)
Required DSH / TestDaFYes
- 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 feesSocial fee: approx. 65 EUR per semester
Costs of livingApprox. 750 EUR per month to cover personal expenses
Job opportunitiesDue to the intensive nature of the programme, students will have only limited time for part-time jobs.
Funding opportunities within the universityStudents coming to Bayreuth from a partner university may have the opportunity to receive some financial support from the University of Bayreuth.
Arrival supportThe 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 studentsThe International Office with its Service for International Students (SIS) offers administrative, academic, and social support before and during the semester.
AccommodationThe 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.