Study at Bucerius Law School, Germany's top law school, and meet fellow law students and practitioners from across the globe.

During this program, you will discover and compare different legal systems, explore one of Germany's most beautiful cities, and gain a unique international experience.

Fields of study

  • Law

More information regarding specific courses available can be found on the host university website

Credit equivalent 

4-5 ABA Credits = 2 UQ Units. Maximum of 2 UQ Units if 4-5 ABA credits are successfully completed (pending UQ faculty approval).

Visa Information

It is your responsibility to ensure you have the correct visa for the country where you will be studying. As the Global Experiences team is not a visa-issuing authority we cannot provide visa advice.

Please review the host program website for visa and immigration information.  

Eligibility and application

All applicants must meet the UQ short-term experience eligibility criteria and the Bucerius entry requirements.

If you are intending to undertake your experience for-credit, it is strongly recommended that you submit your application to IGET at least 4 weeks before applying to the host to allow sufficient time for Faculty to complete the credit assessment. Please note however that it is your responsibility to meet the host application deadline. 

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The participation mode of this experience is Study Abroad. The program fee will be approximately $3,100 - $4,700 AUD depending on the program chosen.

Detailed information regarding fees and inclusions can be found on the host university website


Accommodation is at an additional cost. Students are responsible for booking their own accommodation for their stay in Germany, however Buceris may have a limited number of rooms in a private dormitory available on a first-come, first-served basis. More information regarding accommodation options can be found on the host university website


Internships and Global Experiences Grants

When you submit your application for an experience, you are automatically considered for funding that is relevant to your nominated experience. Please refer to the Short-Term Experiences Funding  page for details. 

Key Dates

Application Deadlines

UQ: 21 April 2023
Host: 1 May 2023

Program Dates

Start: 3 July 2023
End: 21 July 2023

Fast Facts

Type: Study
Mode: Study abroad​
Location: Hamburg, Germany
Credit: For-credit or not-for-credit
Cohort: Undergraduate and postgraduate



If you participate in a short-term program you may also be eligible to submit an application for an OS-HELP loan if your program is for-credit and you are enrolled as a Commonwealth supported student. 

Application Deadlines

15 January for overseas study commencing March to August
15 March for overseas study commencing May to October
15 June for overseas study commencing August to January
15 September for overseas study commencing November to April

Refer to the funding page for more information on eligibility requirements and loan amounts. 

Global Experiences Information Sessions

Students are encouraged to register and attend an information session to receive more details on the short-term application process, eligibility criteria, funding etc.