If you decide to enroll in one of the university’s law programs, taught in Mannheim’s beautiful baroque palace, you can expect excellent study conditions. Between October 2019 and January 2020 and as part of the CHE-University-Ranking a little of over 600 students of the Integrated LL.B. and State Examination Program in Law were interviewed on the study conditions at the University of Mannheim.
The result: students are extremely satisfied with their studies. With an average of 1.7 in the category “study situation overall”, law at the University of Mannheim ranges significantly above the average of all other universities (average of 2.1).
In 13 out of 18 categories the University of Mannheim´s law department is ranked in the top group. Of 31 law faculties evaluated in Germany, the Mannheim Law School has achieved top grades in the Zeit Study Guide categories “exam preparation”, “supervision by lecturers”, “massive support at the beginning of studies” and “study situation overall”.
The highest rating was furthermore achieved in the criteria “course offers”, “organization of studies”, “study support”, “exams”, “career orientation” and “academic and science related approach”. Students emphasized particularly the broad as well as the interdisciplinary related contents, the interactions with the teaching staff and the job relevance of the qualifications obtained. This puts the Mannheim Law School among the top 3 of all ranked law faculties in Germany.
The CHE University Ranking is the most comprehensive and detailed university ranking in German-speaking countries. Since 1998, over 140 universities and more than 250 universities of applied sciences and public universities of cooperative education (Berufsakademien) have been examined as part of the university ranking. The outcome is published online at https://ranking.zeit.de and in the print edition of the ZEIT-Studienführer.