FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions

Academic Year 2018/19

Summer Term 2018


Start of Lectures

9 April 2018

End of Lectures

13 July 2018

Holidays (no lectures) 

10 May (Christi Himmelfahrt)
21 May (Pfingstmontag)
31 May (Fronleichnam)

Winter Term 2018/2019


Start of Lectures

15 October 2018

End of Lectures

15 February 2019

Christmas Break

21 December 2018 – 11 January 2019


Please refer to this overview of all modules (PDF) that are part of the Law Degree Course to identify your workload per semester. Note: CP = Credit Points = ECTS (European Credit Transfer System)

Choosing Classes

Generally, you may attend any lecture that is listed in our Vorlesungszeichnis under the heading "Lehrveranstaltungen des Fachbereichs 1 - Rechtswissenschaft". We also recommend attending lectures specifically designed for international students. You may find a current list in our course catalogue as well: Vorlesungsverzeichnis

More Questions?

We put together a comprehensive document that aims to answer the most frequently asked questions about studying Law in Frankfurt. You will find information on

  • our grading sytem
  • the different types of classes
  • the general course of studies
  • important deadlines
  • service and support before, during and after your studies
  • campus life, and
  • many more topics!

Download our Student Guide (PDF) (in German)