Faculty of Law


We are delighted that you are considering studying law at the University of Passau.

Study options for international students

The faculty offers courses and qualifications tailored to the needs of international students, such as the LL.M. German Law for foreign graduates and the Certificate in Principles of German Law. Please click the link below to find out about all programmes available to international students.

Overview of study options for international students

Coming to Passau

How do I apply for a programme? What level of German proficiency do I need? How do I apply for a visa or residence permit? How do I go about finding accommodation in Passau? The International Office has the answers to these and many other questions, and offers practical help with formalities and what you need to know about living and studying in Passau.

Applying and matriculating

Whether you are planning to study a full degree programme at the University of Passau or are joining us for a semester or two through an exchange programme (e.g. ERASMUS, DAAD or a bilateral university exchange), we will help you with the application and matriculation requirements for international applicants.

International Office, Faculty of Law

The Law Faculty's international office is your primary contact if you have any questions on the international aspects of your law studies. It coordinates the exchange programmes (e.g. ERASMUS) for German and international students and is the primary contact for international undergraduate students with or without the certificate.

International Office, Faculty of Law (JUR 225) office hours: Monday-Thursday, 7.30am-12:30. Drop-in office hours: Tuesday 14.00 - 16.00. Contact: Ulrike Wassermann (Ulrike.Wassermann@uni-passau.de)

International Office, Faculty of Law

Prof. Dr. Dennis Solomon, LL.M. (Berkeley)
Prof. Dr. Dennis Solomon, LL.M. (Berkeley)
Raum JUR 217
Innstraße 39
Tel.: +49(0)851/509-2320
Fax: +49(0)851/509-2322

International Office, Faculty of Law Coordinator

Ulrike Wassermann
Raum JUR 225
Innstraße 39
Tel.: +49(0)851/509-2374
Fax: +49(0)851/509-2207

CertHE/LL.B. Common Law Programme Director and LL.M. Coordinator

Mr Andrew Otto is the Programme Director for the University of London International Programmes in Passau (the CertHE and LL.B. programmes), the Co-ordinator for the LL.M. German Law for foreign graduates programme and the Course Advisor for the foreign law specialisation.

Andrew Otto
Raum JUR 227
Innstraße 39
Tel.: +49(0)851/509-2375
Fax: +49(0)851/509-2207
Sprechzeiten: Während der Vorlesungszeit Dienstag, 14 - 15 Uhr (außer am 2. Juli)

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Law Student Committee

The Law Student Committee (in German: Fachschaft Jura) represents the law students of the University. It provides a number of services to students, and is particularly relevant for international students when it comes to planning their studies, i.e. choosing which modules to study and when.