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Transfer of study achievements

Following ECTS Credit Points are attributed to the different course types:

Lectures/Colloquium

1-hour =2 credits
2-hour =3 credits
3-hour =5 credits
4-hour =6 credits
5-hour =8 credits
6-hour =9 credits

Seminar

1-hour with presentation and written paper =4 credits
1-hour without presentation and written paper =2 credits
2-hour with presentation and written paper =6 credits
2-hour without presentation and written paper =3 credits
3-hour with presentation and written paper =7 credits
3-hour without presentation and written paper =4 credits
A „Blockseminar“ generally is a 3-hour seminar.

Moot Court with presentation

  =14 credits

Practical preparation course

  =0 credits

Propaedeutic preparation course

  =0 credits

 

Note: In addition to the regular final exam, the lecturer may give you the option to:

  • take another exam (oral/written/presentation with handout (1-2 pages)) for which you will receive an extra 1 ECTS-credit point.
  • prepare a written assignment (with a minimum of 10 pages) for which you will receive an extra 2 ECTS-credit points 

Grading of your academic assessment

The grading of your academic assessment at the Faculty of Law will be based on the following System:

German Grading Scale
points
ECTS
grade
12-18 A
9-11 B
7-8 C
5-6 D
4 E
1-3 FX
0 F

German Language Courses

You also receive ECTS Credits for the participation in a German Language Course at the International Studies Center (ISZ) of the University:

Preparatory German Language Course
(Vorbereitender Deutschkurs)
=8 credits
Study-Accompanying German Language Course
(Studienbegleitender Deutschkurs)
(4/8 SWS)
=6/12 credits
Subject-specific Course
(Fachspezifischer Kurs)
=8 credits

 

The evaluation of such performances will be converted in the following way:

German Grading Scale Scale ECTS
grade
1,0-1,5 excellent A
over 1,5-2,0 very good B
over 2,0-2,5 good C
over 2,5-3,5 satisfactory D
over 3,5-4,0 sufficient E
over 4,0 insufficient/inadequate F
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