Law for public administration (LLB)

Faculty: Economics and Social Sciences
Degree: Bachelor of Law
Standard period of study: 9 trimesters
Admission requirements:

  • The general higher education entrance qualification (Abitur) or the existence of one of the admission requirements specified in §§ 37, 38 HmbHG
  • Study contract with the Federal Office for Personnel Management of the Bundeswehr after successful selection by the Assessment Center

Study Language: German
Start of studies: beginning of October


The successful completion of the degree program “Jurisprudence for Public Administration” qualifies you directly to a professional activity as a civil servant / civil servant in the higher non-technical administrative service in the Bundeswehr administration. The study as well as the job description of the administrative officer are as versatile as the German law itself. You will get to know the core areas as well as numerous specialties from the three classical subjects of jurisprudence:

  • private law
  • public law
  • criminal Law

In addition, transdisciplinary subjects are taught

  • from administrative science,
  • from business administration and economics,
  • from psychology.
  • Program structure

The bachelor’s degree program in law for the public administration usually takes three years and consists of modules, ie smaller, content-wise and time-limited units. There are compulsory modules and elective modules. The modules each cover one to two trimesters, complete with a study-accompanying exam, and are weighted with credit points (CP) that are oriented towards students’ workload. The weight of the legal study shares in relation to the total of 186 credit points, including the Bachelor’s thesis, is just under two-thirds.

The program also includes a total of four internships, which are completed in departments of the Federal Armed Forces Administration. Three four-week internships are scheduled for the semester break in the third and sixth trimester, as well as for the ninth trimester. In the eighth trimester, a three-month internship is completed, to which the bachelor thesis is accompanied.


ApplicationPlease upload your application documents in PDF format preferably in your personal candidate profile at (application portal Bundeswehr).

The application should contain:

Cover letter (formatted, font size 10, not bold)
Labor and official certificates and internship certificates
School leaving certificate or last semester certificate
Vocational and further education qualifications (IHK, HWK, etc.)

Additional necessary equipment:

application Form
Additional questionnaire
Declaration on the selection procedure

Student Advisory / Contact

Federal Office for Personnel Management of the Bundeswehr
Assessment Center for Managers (ACFüKrBw)
Unit 1 – Civil Application Management
Cologne street 262
51149 Cologne

For a student advisory service at the Helmut Schmidt University, please contact:

Helmut Schmidt University
University of the Federal Armed Forces Hamburg
Higher Education Marketing
Holstenhofweg 85
22043 Hamburg

Astrid Strüßmann
Phone: +49 (0)40 6541-3855
E-Mail: [email protected]

Susanne Killus
Phone: +49 (0)40 6541-3652
E-Mail: [email protected]


Letzte Änderung: 29. April 2024