National and European Economic Law

... looks into questions such as ...

  • ​What are the differences between German and French law?
  • What are the similarities between German and French law?
  • What influence does European law have on the two legal systems?
  • How does the legal work in the two countries function?
  • What are the similarities and differences?

Degree programmes


National and European Economic Law, Bachelor 1 subject


Degree: Bachelor of Laws
Start: Winter semester
Duration: 6 semesters
Classroom language: German, French

Detailed information for international applicants

What's it all about?

This degree programme is unique, because ...

of its international character: after six semesters, you will receive two full university degrees: the Bachelor of Laws, awarded by Ruhr-Universität Bochum, and the Licence en droit, awarded by Université de Tours.

It provides the opportunity to specialise in the following fields
  • German commercial law
  • French commercial law
  • European law

Who is suited?

Those who wish to enrol in this degree programme,

  • good German and French language skills
  • interest in German, French and European law with economic aspects
  • an interest in social and political subject matters
  • an interest in French culture
  • tenacity


  • textual analysis
  • logical thinking
  • analysis and application of laws
  • language and new experiences
  • comparing two legal cultures

Struggle through...

  • the style of legal opinions in Germany
  • French legal methodology
  • the legal texts in the respective language

Graduates from this degree programme frequently work
  • in ​Franco-German enterprises
  • in intergovernmental organizations

And else?

An internship ...

is mandatory. It is done during the degree course.
Duration: 4 weeks

Studying abroad ...

is mandatory. It is done from the 5. semester.
Duration: 2 semester

Where do I find help?

Academic advisory office

Benedikt Sichla
Building, Room: GD E2/425
Phone: +49 (0)234 / 32-22769
Website academic advisory office


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