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Bucerius Law School is Germany?s first private law school with the right to award doctoral and post-doctoral degrees. It was founded by the ZEIT-Stiftung Ebelin und Gerd Bucerius in 2000. Bucerius Law School has been licensed by the state and has been accredited by the "Wissenschaftsrat" (German Science and Humanities Council).


Area(s) of Study

  • Law

Sponsored by UT Austin School of Law

Academic Information

This is a law school exchange program. Courses at Bucerius Law School are taught in English. Auditing German courses may be available.

Language(s) of Instruction

English and German


Service Learning/Internship

  • Service Learning - No
  • Internship - No


Bucerius does not have dorms on campus. The University will assist you in finding student housing in Hamburg. Bucerius Law school students studying abroad during the fall term sublet their apartments to international students. Recommended to go to Hamburg 1-2 weeks early to find housing

Open To

School of Law

Program Cost

Students pay $75 app fee and regular UT tuition for semester abroad. There is also a reciprocal exchange fee of $500 for all students. Students are responsible for airfare, passport/VISA, housing, food, local transportation, living expenses, emergency and health insurance coverage per week. Financial aid and scholarships may be used.


- Fall
  • Program: September 5, 2024 to December 20, 2024
  • Instructional: September 5, 2024 to December 20, 2024

Application Code


Program Coordinator

Carly Mara Toepke

Additional Resources

Program Website
State Dept Travel Advisory
Consular Information Sheet
Int Travel Safety for Students
Visa Information

Next Step

Learn more about study abroad by attending the law school's general info session. Dates a locations are listed on the calendar of events on the Law School. For more information about study abroad programs, contact the Graduate and International Programs Office, Law School in room TNH 3.108 or at

Program information above is subject to change