Practical study periods

According to § 4 para 1 no. 2 NJAG, approval for the 1st state exam/the 1st law exam requires, among others, documentation of three practical study periods of four weeks

a) at an Amtsgericht

b) at an administrative authority

c) in a lawyer's office or the legal department of a company, labour union, employers' association or body of economic or professional self-administration.

For more information, see the leaflet and area 10 Questions & Answers on the Homepage of the Lower Saxony state law examination office.

Internship certificate form (PDF)