International Business Law

Gain international experience and build a global network

What are the relevant legal questions of corporate governance? What principal business and legal issues play a role in cross-border mergers? How should international disputes in commercial relations be resolved—before a court or through arbitration? Would mediation be a better choice?

Applications for 2025

We will begin accepting applications for the 2025 summer programs in December 2024.

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Boost your expertise

Preparing for work at a law firm or company dealing in international banking, trade law or consumer transactions? Regardless of whether you are still a student or a young professional, the Bucerius Summer Program in International Business Law can help you to boost your skills in these areas and increase marketability.

Fact Sheet

Course DatesJuly 2025 tbc
Application DeadlineMarch 1 (Early Bird)
May 1 (Final)
Tuition FeeEUR 2,200
AudienceAdvanced Law Students / Young Professionals
PrerequisitesPrior coursework in or professional experience with Int'l Business Law
Applicationpossible starting December 2024

Interactive learning and intercultural exchange

By working in small groups with students from different legal backgrounds, you will be able to gain valuable intercultural communication skills while acquiring in-depth knowledge in the fields of international business law and comparing perspectives with participants from across the globe.

Socratic-style course meetings promote interactive dialogue, inquiry and close cooperation with your peers and lecturers.

Well planned and executed program

"Everything about the Summer Program was well planned and even better executed, it provided me with multiple development opportunities in the three short weeks I was there. "
Reabetswe, South Africa
Prof. Dr. Michael Grünberger

A rewarding academic experience

"Join our beautiful campus in the heart of Hamburg in the summer for a few weeks! You’ll meet classmates form all over the world, you’ll get feedback from experienced and highly engaged lecturers – and you can both, enjoy and enrich the diversity Germany’s Gate to the World has to offer!"
Prof. Dr. Michael Grünberger, President Bucerius Law School

Real-world approach

"The reason I chose the program was that it was tailor-made for my job; I can apply all the courses that I took to my own business."
Firat, Germany


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