Faculty of Law

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Faculty of Law

Teaching excellence

Students of the University of Passau

We are known throughout Germany for our excellent law programmes and courses and enjoy all the benefits of a manageable-sized university. Our students can choose from 26 different specialisations. The Institute for the Didactics of Law, as the only institution of its kind in Germany, offers top-rate exam preparation for the first state examination for law including during the semester breaks.

World-class research

Law Faculty building (Juridicum)

Our eighteen chairs, three teaching professorships and five research institutes stand for excellent and wide-ranging research. Our students can specialise in one of five innovative and cross-disciplinary profile areas – International Law; IT, Media and Communication Law; Business and Tax Law; and Legal History and Jurisprudence.

International outlook

Students of the University of Passau

Our international focus benefits students in Germany and abroad. We offer you an English-taught certificate programme, double degrees with various European universities, and subject-specific language programmes. Furthermore, students can sit the University-set component of the state examination abroad.

Video clip introducing the CECIL certificate programme



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Dean's Office

Room JUR 126

Phone: +49 851 509 ext. 2201, 2209 or 2202;
Fax: +49 851 509 2207

Law building (Juridicum)
Innstrasse 39
94032 Passau