State examination

University law studies are the first part of judicial training. The regular period of study is four years (eight semesters) and studies are completed with the "First Legal Examination"  (formerly "State Examination").



Within the framework of the Hanse Law School (HLS), the Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg and the University of Bremen offer a Bachelor's degree course in  "Comparative and European Law (HLS)"  as well as a Master's degree course in "Transnational Law (HLS)".


Complex Decision-Making

This postgraduate course prepares B.A. graduates for a career in public institutions and their private and civil society enviroment.


Law as a Complementary Subject

Law as a Complementary Subject can be studied at the University of Bremen as part of a Two-Subject-Bachelor course.

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Doctoral Studies

Ph.D. procedures at the University of Bremen are based on the Regulations for Completion of a Doctoral Degree of the respective faculties. The Ph.D. procedure will be initiated by acceptance as a doctoral student at the faculty by the respective Ph.D. commission.


Further offers

Further offers for research-based studies (ForstA), information on family care services and links to the search for courses and library serivices can be found here.