Assessments in the Focus Area

Students who choose module 6 “Private Insurance Law” as part of the focus area examination must complete the following:

  • Attendance of courses of the focus area 
  • Completion of a student research project (Bachelor thesis) and participation in the seminar
  • Oral examination in the focus area 
  • Student research project (Bachelor thesis) / Seminar

    The topics for the papers are from the area of private insurance law. After admission, candidates have the opportunity to indicate two priorities from several blocks of topics after the preliminary discussion. The individual topics are then assigned by the lecturer. 
    The students complete a scientific research paper on their topic within a processing time of 4 weeks and subsequently present the results of this  orally within a seminar. The prerequisite for admission to participation is regular attendance of lectures in the focus area as well as participation in the preliminary discussion. In exceptional cases, subsequent registration is possible in the departmental office. The study/bachelor thesis, including the presentation, is included with 40% in the grading of the focus area (university examination). A further 40 % is allotted to the AT examination and 20 % to the oral examination.

    If the minimum number of participants is reached, the seminar is offered every semester. The date will be announced in good time. The seminar is held as a block course and can be combined with an excursion (e.g. to leading insurance companies, associations or institutions) to a German metropolis.

    Please also note that the completed registration form must be handed in at the Chair's office when collecting the topic.

  • Oral Exam

    After attending the courses in the area of choice “Private Insurance Law”, students can register for the oral examination in a semester of their choice. In the oral examination, 3–4 candidates are examined together. The examination lasts approx. 1 hour. The oral examination counts for 20% of the grade of the focus area. 

    Registration for the oral examination has to be carried out electronically in Portal2. Please note the respective deadlines: For an examination in the spring semester (March / April), registration must take place between 1 and 30 November of the previous year, for an examination in the autumn semester (September / October) between 1 and 31 May of the same year. Late registration is only possible under certain circumstances. The specific date will only be determined after registration in Portal2 and the candidates will be informed in good time by the chair's secretariat by email.

    The subject of the oral examination in the specialisation area is, according to § 12 Para. 1 JuSPO, the material of the elective area (special part) including its relation to the compulsory courses (general part) and to civil law. The selected courses are to be indicated after registration in the portal2 in the chair's office (at least 14 days before the examination). 

    The subject of the oral examination is 4 SWS.