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 9-27, 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!

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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Bucerius Law School’s Summer Programs: Four intensive summer programs in law

Spend your summer at Germany’s leading law school! Bucerius Law School offers four challenging three-week summer programs in various fields of law:

All courses take place from July 9-27, 2018 on the campus of Bucerius Law School in Hamburg, Germany. The deadline for enrolment is May 1, 2018. Applicants who submit their materials before March 1, 2018 profit from a 15% discount on the tuition fee as part of the Early Bird Discount.

A summer school for advanced law students and young professionals

Bucerius Summer Programs cater to applicants who have completed at least two years of law studies at the undergraduate level, or one year of law studies at the graduate level. The summer school also welcomes postgraduate applicants and applications from young professionals.

An intensive academic experience complemented by first-class student services

Bucerius Summer Programs are designed to offer participants an intensive academic experience. The curricula have been carefully assembled and include workshops, seminars and lectures from renowned academics and legal practitioners. Sessions provide one-on-one interaction with lecturers and tutors and promote comparative treatment of topics through group discussion.

In addition to upholding the highest academic standard, Bucerius Law School provides its students with first-class services, ranging from a diverse extracurricular program to comprehensive advice on immigration procedures and finding affordable accommodation.

Credit-bearing, international experience and a top-notch academic network

Taking part in a Bucerius Summer Program is a rewarding experience for law students seeking to expand their domestic legal training. Aside from the obvious benefit of earning up to 12 ECTS points of academic credit, courses offer the opportunity to gain international experience and become part of an academic network of leading legal practitioners.  


"I feel honored to have been part of Bucerius Law School, even if just for one month. I found it stimulating, informative and idea-provoking. The overall organization of the program was also first-rate. I have no hesitation recommending the program to anyone else!"

Emek, Turkey, Graduate of the Summer Program in International Business Law



"I encourage anyone who might be considering coming to Bucerius for a summer course, as I believe it is a fantastic place to meet young professionals in a great environment."

Jonas, Denmark, Graduate of the Summer Program in International IP Transactions