In what format are the courses of the study program being held? Contact teaching/hybrid/online?
Currently, all courses take place on campus, starting with the winter semester 2023/2024 probably also partly hybrid.
What are the lecture times? On which dates do the events take place?
This is an extra occupational study program. This means that during the week lectures are usually held after 6 p.m. Moreover they partially take place on Saturdays.
What linguistic criteria have to be met?
You must prove your proficiency in English at least on level B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.
Please submit the results of a qualified test, we accept:
- the certificate of a Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) with a minimum score of 79 points in the Internet-based test
- the certificate of the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) with a minimum score of 6,5 points
- the certificate of Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) with a minimum score of 176 points
- Bachelor’s degree (taught in English)
What does the minimum of one year of qualified practical experience mean?
Temporally: Qualified practical work experience of at least one year is required. If a qualified practical experience of the required extent has not yet been proven at the time of application, it must be submitted to the Faculty of Law by July 15; in this case, at least a description of the practical experience must be submitted with the application.
Content: The professional practical experience is qualified if it presupposes the qualifications acquired in the course of study and was usually acquired after completion of this course of study. The work experience must be conducive to the study objective.
Evidence: Employment references from the employer, employment contracts or other suitable documents must be submitted from which the necessary information on the temporal scope and content of the activities can be seen or derived. Job references or certificates of hours worked are issued by the employer. Employment contracts are available to the applicant himself/herself. Otherwise, the certificates are issued by the respective institution at which the applicant gained the experience.
When does the application period start and end?
For the upcoming winter semester 2023/2024: 1.04.2023-15.07.2023.
Is there a scholarship opportunity?
Unfortunately, there is no scholarship opportunity so far. However, external scholarships are possible for this degree program.
Where can I apply?
Applications can currently only be submitted by post.
Please send your documents to:
Lehrstuhl für Strafrecht, Strafprozessrecht und Medienstrafrecht,
Domerschulstraße 16, 97070 Würzburg.
What documents must the application include?
- Completed application form [download PDF]
- Bachelor’s or master’s diploma (certified copy and – if not issued in German or English – additionally officially certified translation)
- Baccalaureate diploma (certified copy and – if not issued in German or English – additionally officially certified translation)
- Certificate of qualified practical work experience for at least one year (certified copy and – if not issued in German or English – additionally officially certified translation)
- English language test results (certified copy and – if not issued in German or English – additionally officially certified translation)
- German language test results (certified copy and – if not issued in German or English – additionally officially certified translation) [may also be submitted until the end of the second semester]
- CV covering everything up to the date of application
What are the requirements for certification and translation?
An official certification is a confirmation of the authenticity of e.g. a photocopy of a certificate. Therefore, only certifications made by an authorized body in the correct form can be accepted. Foreign certificates must be translated by an authorized body if they are not in English or German. For Master's programs, only documents in English and German are accepted.