Economic Law – Sustainability and Ethics (LLB)
At a glance
- Study programme
- Economic Law – Sustainability and Ethics (LLB)
Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.)
- Type of programme
- Campus-based programme
- Standard Duration
- 7 semesters
- Admission Capacity
- Start of study programme
- Winter semester
- Admission Restriction
- Limited entry based on NC system
- Admission Requirements
- Students with a general university entrance qualification, the entrance qualification for universities of applied sciences, or an entrance qualification recognised as equivalent by The Hessen State Ministry for Higher Education, Research and the Arts (HMWK)
- Language of instructions
- German, some courses in English
- Language Requirements
- Applicants who acquired their university entrance qualification abroad must provide documentary proof of sufficient German language proficiency.
- Application Deadline
- 20 August
What Is This Programme About?
The Bachelor's study programme in Business Law offers students practice-oriented education on a sound academic basis. Students learn a combination of knowledge and applicable skills in the law as well as in business and economics.
The programme’s stand-out element is its sustainability and ethics component, reflecting both the needs of the labour market and the interest of the students. Graduates thus gain a qualification that sets them apart on the labour market.
Why Choose This Programme?
The study programme is aimed at people with a university entrance qualification who want to work at the interface between the law and business disciplines. Modules on sustainability and ethics in the legal and business fields are also part of the study programme.
How is the programme structured?
The programme teaching comprises legal (50%) and business (30%) content as well as knowledge and skills related to key qualifications, sustainability and ethics (20%).
Semesters 1 to 4 offer students a full grounding in basic principles of the subjects. This enables the students to then complete a work placement in the 5th semester that counts towards their degree. In semesters 6 and 7, students focus on special fields and subjects by taking compulsory elective modules as well as completing a Bachelor’s thesis.
Where does it lead?
Graduates take away specialist skills allowing them to enter careers in legal fields related to business, for example in contract management. Graduates can take up positions in areas such as human resources, auditing, finance, taxation, legal departments, compliance management, purchasing, sales and distribution, public tenders, sustainability management and also environmental management. Potential employers include small, medium-sized and large companies in the private sector, non-governmental organisations, non-profit organisations, chambers of commerce, (professional) associations, foundations and public administration. Graduates are qualified for careers in generalist management posts.
Obtaining further qualifications:
This degree entitles graduates to go on to a Master's study programme.