At least two years of undergraduate level law studies if from a country where law is an undergraduate degree.
At least one year of graduate level law studies if from a country where law is a graduate degree.
Participants are expected to have a good command of English in order to take part in the program. Students who are enrolled in a degree program taught in a language other than English must submit proof of English proficiency.
The minimum requirement to participate in an exchange at Bucerius is:
- TOEFL Internet-Based Test (IBT): 90
- IELTS Academic Program: 7.0
- Duolingo: 110
- CAE: B or CPE: C
German language skills are not necessary for an exchange to Bucerius, though optional coursework is made available to beginner, intermediate and advanced students of German who would like to improve their language abilities while in the country. German language coursework can be audited or followed for credit, though credit will not be counted toward the minimum course load requirements.
An application to the Bucerius International Exchange Program consists of two steps.
A student's home university must complete an online nomination form and confirm that they have been selected to apply for the International Exchange Program at Bucerius. Nominations are due by April 1.
Following nomination by their home university, students will receive login credentials for an online system. Applicants will be asked to complete a form and upload various materials (detailed below) by April 15.
To submit an application, you will be required to upload the following items:
The student’s transcript of grades (in English or accompanied by a certified translation into English), including a description of the grading system, will be uploaded by the home university during the nomination process.