Summer Programs

A summer at Germany's leading law school

Bucerius Law School offers four intensive three-week summer programs in various legal fields. Apply now and join talented law students and young professionals from all over the world between July 9-28, 2018.

Understand the future of law and legal services in Bucerius Law School's brand new summer program.

Gain international experience and build a global network during the Summer Program on International Business Law.

Group work and feedback from experienced practitioners

Gain insight into IP policies and practice during the Summer Program in International IP Transactions.

Students at a sports event in Hamburg

Explore the world of sports from a legal perspective during the Bucerius Summer Program in Sports Law.

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Early Bird Discount

Apply before March 1, 2018 and save 15% on the tuition fee!

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Why a Bucerius Summer Program?


✔ Experience the academic rigor of Germany's top law school

✔ Earn up to 12 ECTS in just three weeks time

✔ Meet fellow law students and practitioners from across the globe

✔ Explore and compare different legal systems

✔ Enjoy extracurricular activities in Germany's "most beautiful city"

✔ Gain a unique international experience

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Four intensive summer programs in law

Each July, Bucerius Law School welcomes advanced law students and young professionals to its campus in Hamburg, Germany for four intensive summer programs in International Business Law, International IP TransactionsLegal Technology and Operations and Sports Law.

The three-week short courses provide intensive training opportunities that enable participants to join an international group of law students and young professionals in exploring current topics from practice with a faculty of renowned academics and field leaders.

Sessions revolve around group discussion, exercises and workshops; the diversity of participants supports the comparative treatment of topics and enables perspectives to be contrasted and critiqued.

Practical approach

Sessions focus on the development of professional skills and the practical application of theory. Small group settings and a Socratic-style approach to learning combine to facilitate highly interactive sessions and enable participants to gain experience while earning academic credit.

Taking part in a summer program at Bucerius enables participants to expand their global network and join the Law School's web of over 2,000 international alumni spanning the globe.