FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions

Academic Year 2023/2024

Winter Term 2019/20

Start of Lectures

14 October 2024

End of Lectures

9 February 2024

Christmas Break

23 Decemer 2023 - 7 January 2024

Summer Term 2020


Start of Lectures

15 April 2024

End of Lectures

19 July 2024

 Holidays (no lectures)

29 March (Karfreitag)
01 April (Ostermontag)
01 May (Tag der Arbeit)
09 May (Christi Himmelfahrt)
20 May (Pfingstmontag)
30 May (Fronleichnam)


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!