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German for legal professionals

German for Legal Professionals

For legal professionals, law students and anyone who would like to acquire a basic knowledge of German legal terminology and the German legal system.
The course includes intensive study of special terminology and common language usage in legal texts.
Topics: Overview of the German legal system. Civil law: labour law, commercial and company law, civil proceedings and methodology. Penal law: core areas of criminal law and criminal proceedings. Public law: state structures, constitutional principles, fundamental rights, European law, administrative law and proceedings, social law and methodology; in addition, units on professional practices of lawyers and judges.

At a glance

  • Course type: Face-to-face
  • Duration: 10 course days
  • Scope: 70 lessons (45 minutes each)
  • Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. and 2:30 – 4:00 p.m.
  • Discussions with legal experts at the University of Bonn and the University of Cologne
  • Number of participants per class: at least 7, max. 16
  • Level: B2, C1
  • All teaching materials included
  • Confirmation of participation
  • Course price: EUR 1.699
Any other questions? +49 228 95756-0 We would be happy to advise you: bonn@goethe.de