Studying at Bucerius Law School

Explore. Excel. Enjoy.

Are you looking for a truly rewarding law school experience? A versatile and challenging study program which gives you the opportunity to apply yourself academically, develop your individual talents and gain international experience? Then you've come to the right place.

Rise to the challenge

At Bucerius Law School, we believe that challenges help us grow. We only need to be willing to accept them. In doing so, nobody is left to fend for themselves. We support each other and, in doing so, we profit from the diversity of our talents, interests and backgrounds. That is what we call the Law School Spirit.

Get inspired and find out what Bucerius Law School can do for you!

"Seemingly overnight the Bucerius Law School has established itself as the most elite - though perhaps the only elite - law school in Germany."

Christoph Luschin
Southwestern Journal of International Law

Programs at undergraduate level

Bucerius Summer Programs

English-taught | full-time | from EUR 1,950

Our intensive three-week summer programs are designed for advanced law students and young professionals. They take place in July on the Bucerius campus in Hamburg.

Visiting students Program

English-taught | full-time | EUR 5,200

Benefit from the Bucerius experience and join our Law School as a visiting student for the fall trimester between September and December.

International Exchange Program

English-taught | full-time

A one trimester exchange program in "International Comparative Business Law" offered exclusively to students from Bucerius partner universities.

German law studies

German-taught | full-time | EUR 5,200 per trimester

Law studies leading up to the Erste Prüfung for students with native-speaker level German language skills.

Graduate program for young professionals

Master of Law and Business (LL.M./MLB)

English-taught | full-time | EUR 25.000

This 1-year graduate program qualifies young professionals with work experience for a wide range of occupations at the intersection between law and business: intensive, intersciplinary, and international.

What our alumni say

Striving for excellence

"I chose Bucerius because I was striving for excellence. I especially like the practical approach of the courses of the Master of Law and Business, and the internship opportunity, because it allows me to apply what I have learned and to experience how German companies and law firms work."
Silvana, Master of Law and Business, Class of 2014

A premier law school

"The dedication of both faculty and support staff to assisting students is commendable - Bucerius is a truly premier law school with a remarkable faculty and superb student services."
Rocker Mandipe, Exchange Student, Class of 2014

A fantastic place

"If you are considering coming to Bucerius Law School for a course of study, I can only encourage you to do so. It's a fantastic place to meet talented young professionals in a great environment. My time here has given me great academic input and also expanded my professional network."
Jonas Nielsen Lundgrens, Graduate Bucerius Summer Program

What our lecturers say

Beyond traditional borders

"Bucerius has had the vision to take legal education beyond its traditional national borders. Program curricula are designed to prepare young lawyers for their role in our now global marketplace. The school's distinguished international faculty and student body from all over the world make the experience unique."
Prof. Dr. Dana Beldiman, Academic Director of the Summer Program in Licensing Transactions in Intellectual Property

Vibrant campus. Beautiful city.

Virtual Campus Tour

Its modern facilities and its premium student services make Bucerius Law School a one-stop-shop for any international student. This means you are free to enjoy what you really came here for: a successful and fulfilling study experience and an inspiring time abroad.


Described by many as "Germany's most beautiful city," Hamburg offers a unique combination of German hanseatic charm and metropolitan diversity. Honestly, it's hard not to fall in love with this city...

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