Curriculum In the Assessment Year, students are taught professional knowledge, introduced to academic perspectives and enabled to acquire personal skills that they need for their subsequent studies. Contact and Independent Studies These are an integral part of the Assessment Year and consist of the three core subjects: Business Administration Economics Law In the German-language track, both specialisations - Economics and Law - are offered; in the English-language track only the specialisation in Economics is offered. Please note: Students in the specialisation in Economics have to complete the core elective "Mathematics"; students in the specialisation in Law have to complete the core elective "Law II". Contextual Studies The Contextual Studies area contains the following subjects: The area of Leadership Skills includes exercises to the courses "Introduction to Academic Writing" and "Integrative Project". In the area of Critical Thinking, courses in History, Sociology, Philosophy and Psychology are offered. In the area of Cultural Awareness, students complete a foreign language courses according to their choice.