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 resolvedbefore a court or through arbitration? Would mediation be a better choice?
Explore these questions and boost your expertise in the field of International Business Law this summer! Join renowned academics and practitioners for this intensive three-week course of study at Bucerius, Germanys top law school.
The programme from Bucerius Law School 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.
You can apply until:
You can apply until:
Always verify the dates on the programme website.
The program follows American Bar Association (ABA) guidelines to offer participants credit for their undertakings. Each course is worth one ABA credit, with a credit hour being equivalent to 700 minutes of classroom time.
If you are a European student, you can collect European Credit Transfer System (ECTS) points, which your home university may choose to accept toward your program of study. Each course will provide two ECTS points, such that you have the option to earn up to 12 points from participation in the program.
All participants are required to enroll in a minimum of three courses, but may follow additional topics as they wish.
For more information, please visit the programme website.
The Bucerius Summer Program in International Business Law is a program for advanced law students and young professionals with a proven interest and/or experience in business law.
Applicants from countries (such as the United States) where law is studied at a graduate level, must have completed at least one year of law school at the time the program begins. Applicants from countries (such as Germany) where law is studied at the undergraduate level, must have completed at least two years of their legal education.
Participants are expected to have a good command of English and must submit proof of their language proficiency. Students who are currently enrolled in an English-taught degree program, as well as graduates of such programs, are exempt from this requirement.
Applicants may submit any of the following to satisfy the minimum requirement for participation:
In certain situations, we may be able to waive the test requirement and arrange for a telephone interview to assess your English skills, e.g. if you spent a significant amount of time in an English-speaking country or were enrolled in numerous courses or a short-term program taught in English. If you do not have a (valid) English proficiency certificate and would like to discuss this option, please feel free to contact us.
German language skills are not necessary, though optional language coursework is available for those taking part in a summer program.
Each year Bucerius Law School accepts 30 participants into its Summer Program in International Business Law. All accepted students will receive a letter of acceptance and an admission e-mail with important academic and administrative information.
Students who apply before the Early Bird Deadline and are accepted in the first round of applications are eligible for a 15% discount off the normal tuition fee. Unsuccessful Early Bird applications will be reconsidered in the second admissions round in May.
The Early Bird Discount may not be combined with any other discounts.
Alumni of Bucerius Law School and students from Bucerius partner universities are eligible for a 15% discount on the tuition fees for the Summer Program, independent of the date of their application.
The Alumni & Partner University Discount may not be combined with any other discounts.
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