Legal Technology & Operations

The future of law and legal services

How will technology change the future of law and legal services? Look behind the curtain of legal technology and understand the trends that will influence your future career and the legal professional as a whole.

Applications for 2025

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

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Intriguing questions

  • Can we use algorithms to predict court decisions?
  • Can we design routine contracts in a way that parties understand them without a lawyer?
  • Can we teach machines to exercise due diligence?
  • How can law firms use technology and alternative providers to boost their service offerings?

If questions like these are of interest to you, the Bucerius Summer Program in Legal Technology and Operations will be an ideal fit for you.


The International A-list

Work closely with the world's industry leaders, prominent researchers and innovators in the field of legal technology.


Apply legal process improvement, project management and legal design to real-world scenarios in hands-on classes and workshops.


Work as part of an international group of talented law students and young professionals from all over the world.


Course Aim

Upon completion of the Bucerius Summer Program in Legal Technology and Operations you will understand why legal technology matters. Within the vibrant conversation between lawyers and technologists, the program will enable you to distinguish relevant information from hype. At the end of the program you will be able to use technology to tackle complexity and properly assess risk in a legal context.

Fact Sheet

Course DatesJuly 2025 tbc
Application DeadlineMarch 1 (Early Bird)
May 1 (Final)
Tuition FeeEUR 2,500
AudienceAdvanced Law Students / Young Professionals
PrerequisitesNo prior coursework in Legal Tech is required
ApplicationApply here

High-level recommendations

Margaret Hagan

A new generation of lawyer

"People want a new generation of lawyer: a hybrid lawyer, a legal technologist or a legal designer. "
Margaret Hagan, Director of the Legal Design Lab, Stanford Law School
Roland Vogl

The tech-driven future of law

"To learn about cutting-edge legal technologies, operations and processes from both U.S. and European experts is a great way to prepare yourself for the tech-driven future of law. I highly recommend this program to any lawyer looking to boost his or her understanding of the field."
Dr. Roland Vogl, Executive Director of CodeX - the Stanford Center for Legal Informatics
Marie Bernard

Skills that make a difference

"This program is an ideal way to develop the most sought-after skills for the future lawyer. Understanding technology and its application is crucial from an employer's perspective and could really make a difference in a career.  "
Marie Bernard, Founder & Managing Director, Bleu de Prusse

What participants say

Priceless experience

"My time in the summer program has been a priceless experience, with thought provoking and enlightening seminars. We were given insights into the industry best practice, by world class experts and leaders in their respective fields which are very useful to my role as an in-house lawyer. "
Fizah, Malaysia

Innovative ideas

"As a public servant, the program offers great value offering new solutions and innovative ideas to solving issues present in private and public law. The access to justice approach adds a great value to the program, adding an additional level of complexity to the field of both public law and legal tech."
Carolina, Colombia

Key insights

"The Program was truly an enriching and enlightening experience, bringing together legal tech enthusiasts from across the world. Industry and thought leaders shared key insights on legal technology, operations, and access to justice. The program provided not only the legal theory behind legal tech advancements but also exposure to the world of legal tech in practice.  "
Kelsey, South Africa

Find out more

Program Approach

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Details about the course content, the curriculum, assessment and credit load.


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Information about tuition, living expenses, discounts and scholarships.

Student Services

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