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Bonn’s FFA programme on UNIcert® level III

The faculty of Law offers the law students in Bonn a programme for technical foreign language education in English:

Brief Overview of the Programme

  • education programme in legal language
  • intensive training of linguistic skills
  • study of foreign and international legal material as well as topics of comparative law
  • highly qualified lecturers with practical and university experience
  • valuable additional qualifications for your professional career
  • max. 25 students per semester
  • the programme starts every summer and winter semester
  • possibility of recognition for a “free trial” in accordance with JAG NRW
  • graduation with a UNIcert® certificate on level III (corresponds to the C1 level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages, CEFR)
  • 3 semesters, in total 16 hours a week
    • 1st FFA-semester:
      • Legal Vocabulary - Discussing Legal Concepts - Presentations
      • English Vocabulary for Law: Legal Research
    • 2nd FFA-semester:
      • Core Subjects of Common Law
      • US Constitutional Law
      • Civil Litigation in the United States
    • 3rd FFA-semester:
      • International Commercial Law
      • International Arbitration

The latest

Here you can find all lecture dates for the winter semester 2022/23.

All you need to know concerning current dates and deadlines you can find here.

Information event for interested students

On the 14th December 2022 and on the 18th January 2023 at 12 pm (s.t.) there will be an information event on the FFA programme taking place via zoom. We invite everyone who is interested in the FFA programme to take part in the event. Following a short explanation about the FFA programme, there will be the opportunity to ask questions. 

Meeting ID: 680 2787 0760
Passcode: 134688

Notice: If you are interested in the FFA programmes check our website frequently. We will constantly update and expand the information.