Focus area ITM (until Sose 2024)

The ITM specialization will only be available until the summer semester 2024. Then we recommend our nationwide additional ITM training.The focus area Information, Telecommunications and Media Law deals with the civil and public law issues of modern communication and the information society in a uniform structure. It can be started in any semester. The specialization area examination accounts for 30% of the grade for the 1st state examination. The specialization examination comprises 7 written examinations and 1 seminar:

  • 3 written exams on compulsory courses: Information law, copyright aspects of intellectual property law, data protection law, international media law, competition law, antitrust law, intellectual property law)
  • 1 written exam on the basic course (e.g. Philosophy of Law, Modern European History of Private Law, Fundamentals of Legal Theory, Law & Economics)
  • 1 seminar from the field of ITM with preparation of a homework assignment and oral presentation (participation in the seminar requires attendance of the compulsory courses Information Law and Broadcasting and Press Law or equivalent proven outstanding knowledge in the field of ITM)

A total of 30 credits must be earned in order to pass the specialization area examination: Each written exam earns 3 credits, the seminar earns 9 credits. The additional training continues to exist and the certificate is still awarded.

In addition to our information brochure, we would like to ask you to take a look at the examination regulations for the focus areas. Only the examination regulations are legally binding.

If you are dissatisfied with the training, have questions, complaints or criticism, you can contact us directly( There is a mailing list for the focus area to which you can subscribe here. This list provides you with up-to-date information on the key area of information law.

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