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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 summer semester 2022.

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

On the 13.06.2022 our lecturer in English, Christopher Grierson, and our research associate Jakob Zumbé will hold an informative meeting at 12:00 pm about our FFA programme.
They will inform you about everything you need to know concerning our FFA programme, how to apply and what to expect. Questions are very welcome.
The meeting will take place via zoom. The zoom link will be posted here soon.