FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions

Academic Year 2017/18

Winter Term 2017/18  
Start of Lectures 16 October 2017
End of Lectures 09 February 2018
Holidays 23 December 2017 – 08 January 2018
(Christmas Break)
Summer Term 2018  
Start of Lectures 09 April 2018
End of Lectures 13 July 2018


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)