- Admission restriction?Hide
Students must be enrolled at the University of Bayreuth in the study program law (Studium Rechtswissenschaften) or the Bachelor of Law (LL.B./Recht und Wirtschaft).
- Am I able to complete the additional study programme if I am not (or no longer) enrolled at the University of Bayreuth?Hide
Unfortunatley, no. Students must be enrolled at the University for the entire duration of the additional studies. Exceptions for stays abroad and internships can be found under the designated question below.
- Am I able to take exams while being on leave?Hide
While being on leave you are not able to earn credits.
- Can I attend alternative courses and substitute the credits?Hide
In this case, students should contact the ILS-Team and explain how the alternative course is a useful addition to the module plan. The basic requirements are coherence in terms of content and workload and the course has to be completed in English and with an examination. Under documents you will find the necessary paperwork for your application for acceptance of alternative courses.
- How do I enrol?Hide
Students must apply for a change of the degree program, the necesarry document can be found on this website under "Documents" or you can just click here. Change of the degree program does not entail that students will be exmatriculated from their main subject, it is merely a requirement for the administration to hand in this application form.
- How many semesters do I have to plan for ILS?Hide
The additional study program does not have a standard period of study. Organization and implementation is left to the student's personal assessment. During the entire duration of the study program, the students must be enrolled at the University of Bayreuth in the study program law (Studium Rechtswissenschaften) or the Bachelor of Law (LL.B./Recht und Wirtschaft).
- I have decided to do a stay abroad or an internship abroad - what do I have to do for ILS?Hide
In addition to the requirements of the Faculty of Law and Economics, the prerequisites for a stay abroad or an internship abroad are that the courses or orientation of the internship are a thematic complement to the respective modules. This is discussed individually with the students, therefore all students who wish to do a stay abroad or an internship abroad should discuss this in advance with the persons responsible for the additional studies. If the thematic orientation does not fit into the format of the supplementary studies, students have the possibility to have stays abroad or internships abroad credited in the language module. You can find more information here.
- I have failed an exam, what can I do?Hide
In this case, students have the possibility to repeat the examination once more. If the second exam is not successfully completed, the students can no longer complete the respective module. However, other modules from the module area can be completed instead.
- What requirements must I comply with in order to participate in the ILS additional study program?Hide
Students must be enrolled at the University of Bayreuth in the study program law (Studium Rechtswissenschaften) or the Bachelor of Law (LL.B./Recht und Wirtschaft). The language courses English for Lawyers I and II must already have been successfully completed. Additionally, an interest in international perspectives on law is a prerequisite to this study program.
- When can I begin the ILS addtional study program?Hide
The additional study program can be started at any given moment during the law degree programme. Previous knowledge of the subject is helpful, therefore basic courses should have been successfully completed before the begin of International Legal Studies; these are only recommendations and not prerequisites.