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?

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 enrolled as a student or already in practice, the Bucerius Summer Program in International Business Law can help you to boost your skills in these areas and increase marketability.

The program is designed for advanced law students and recent graduates wishing to acquire in-depth knowledge in the field of international business law and gain valuable intercultural communication skills by working in small groups with students from different legal backgrounds.

Fact Sheet

Course DatesJune 28 - July 16, 2021
Application DeadlineMarch 1 (Early Bird)
April 15 (Final)
Tuition FeeEUR 1.950
AudienceAdvanced Law Students / Young Professionals
PrerequisitesPrior coursework in or professional experience with Int'l Business Law

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.


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
Katharina Boele-Woelki

A rewarding academic experience

"Discussing legal issues with classmates from all over the world and getting feedback from experienced lecturers—this rewarding academic experience is absolutely worth coming to our beautiful campus for a few weeks in the summer!"
Dean Katharina Boele-Woelki, Academic Director

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