The Impact of SARS-CoV-2/COVID-19 on Operations at Bucerius

Updated August 31, 2022

We hope to answer all your questions regarding Law School operations in the FAQs below and will update this information to reflect new developments. Should any questions remain unanswered, please contact the head of the relevant department or, when in doubt, contact Jonathan Schramm of our Press Office.

Travel regulations

Most up-to-date information about travel to Germany can be found on the website of the Foreign Ministry.

International programs in process as scheduled

The Master of Law and Business Class of 2023 has begun their studies on campus, as scheduled.

The students of  International Exchange Program will start their studies on September 1, as scheduled.

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The Current Situation

  • All academic programs are taking place on campus 
  • As per the official Hamburg regulations, masks are currently no longer required on campus
  • Social distancing remains encouraged
  • Vaccination is strongly encouraged

Starting your studies at Bucerius

The following information is relevant for all students.

The International and MLB Offices continue to monitor any changes in regulations and will keep students updated. However, it is the students' responsibility to keep themselves informed of any regulations, especially when it comes to travel.

Bucerius Law School strongly recommends that students be vaccinated.

Information regarding Covid-19 and attendance policy can be found on the intranet (for exchange students) or directly from the MLB Office (for MLB students).

Rules and Regulations in Hamburg

Be sure to review the official Hamburg regulations, including requirements for entering the country and current quarantine guidelines.

What’s New + What’s Important

Having reviewed official regulations, consult this page for an overview of applicable rules and policy updates aimed at curbing the spread of COVID-19.

Local & National Perspective

Get a feel for the state of affairs here in Hamburg—and across the country.

Hamburg FAQs (in English)

What’s the situation like in Hamburg?
How are day-to-day activities being managed?
When will vaccinations be offered?

Browse a list of FAQs exploring the impact of the coronavirus on life here in the city—it’s updated daily.

Coronavirus Updates on DW

Deutsche Welle is Germany’s public international broadcaster and offers content in 30 languages.

While exploring international dynamics of the pandemic, their posts also offer perspective on the situation as it is developing across Germany and Europe.