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030188 KU Latin based Legal Terminology (2021W)

Block im Februar 2022

3.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 3 - Rechtswissenschaften
Continuous assessment of course work


Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).


max. 300 participants
Language: German


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Due to the cpontinously high numbers of infections the course will be held digitally. There will be videos available on Moodle, in the first week those relevant for the first test, in the second week all videos for the course. The tests will be held digitally on Moodle.

Monday 14.02. 09:00 - 12:00 Digital
Tuesday 15.02. 09:00 - 12:00 Digital
Wednesday 16.02. 09:00 - 12:00 Digital
Thursday 17.02. 09:00 - 12:00 Digital
Friday 18.02. 09:00 - 12:00 Digital
Monday 21.02. 09:00 - 12:00 Digital
Tuesday 22.02. 09:00 - 12:00 Digital
Wednesday 23.02. 09:00 - 12:00 Digital
Thursday 24.02. 09:00 - 12:00 Digital
Friday 25.02. 09:00 - 12:00 Digital


Aims, contents and method of the course

Overview of the most important Latin based legal terminology, meaning and usage. Terms from public law, public international law, criminal law, private law, procedural law and Roman law.

Assessment and permitted materials

2 written tests (on the Fridays)

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Beginners with no prior knowledge of Latin learn how to understand and correctly use specific legal terms derived from Latin.

Examination topics

Explanation of terms and their usage in context.

Reading list

Benke / Meissel, Juristenlatein, 4th edition 2021 (or 3rd edition 2009)

Association in the course directory

Last modified: We 09.02.2022 13:07