MP Comparative Law (LL.M. iReWi)

Examination Review

The examination review (Prüfungseinsicht) is scheduled for Tuesday, February 20, 2024, from 13:00 to 14:00. The review will take place in Seminarraum SEM31, located at Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, on the 3rd floor. Please note that all three sections of the exam will be accessible for review during this session.


30.01.2024 17:00

01.03.2024 17:00

22.04.2024 17:00

28.06.2024 17:00

Examination modalities


The written exam consists of cases to be solved with a comparative approach, knowledge questions and multiple-choice tasks. Students should demonstrate their knowledge and understanding of different legal systems and be able to apply learned content in practical cases. The exam will be structured in two separate parts, one covering the contents of Comparative Private Law and the second those of Comparative Constitutional Law. The award of marks is based on the correctness, completeness and degree of precision of the answers. 


Comparative Private & Business Law

  • Purposes and Methods of Comparative Law
  • Germanic Legal Systems
  • Islamic Legal Systems
  • Roman Legal Systems
  • Asian Legal Systems
  • Common Law: U.S. Law & English Law
  • Exorbitant Jurisdiction
  • Contracts
  • Torts
  • Family law
  • Causation and Adjacent Doctrines
  • Property law
  • Corporations


Comparative Constitutional Law

  • Constitutions
  • Constitutionalism
  • Constitution Making
  • Constitutional Design
  • Constitutional Institutions
  • Constitutional Adjudication and Interpretation
  • Constitutions under Stress

Examination Material The lecture material, which is published on the moodle platform of the corresponding lecture every week.The contents discussed in the lecture. Additional case law posted on the moodle platform.




Konrad Zweigert and Hein Kötz, An Introduction to Comparative Law, 3rd ed., Tübingen 1998Jaakko Husa, A New Introduction to Comparative Law, 2015Geoffrey Samuel, An Introduction to Comparative Law Theory and Method, 2014Mark Tushnet, Advanced Introduction to Comparative Constitutional Law, 2nd ed., 2018Thomas Kadner Graziano, Comparative Contract Law, 2nd ed., 2019