Assessment Year During the Assessment Year, students learn the basics of law, business administration and economics. A start with options All new HSG students complete their first year ( so-called Assessment Year) together. It conveys a broad range of relevant fundamentals and elementary scientific qualifications. The main subjects are Law, Business Administration and Economics. The events are offered in German and English. Therefore, the students have already studied for two semesters before they decide whether to continue with Law, Business Administration, Economics or International Affairs. Students who decide to study Law can choose between the two Bachelor's programmes "Law" (BLaw) and "Law and Economics" (BLE).