Bucerius Law School

Bucerius Law School

20355 Jungiusstrasse 6 Hamburg View map



Bucerius Law School is Germany’s first private law school. After its foundation in 2000, it quickly established its position as the country’s top-ranked law school and has maintained this rank since 2008. The prestigious CHE University Ranking has repeatedly awarded top marks to Bucerius Law School, commending it for its first-rate study conditions and excellent student-to-professor ratio.

Located on its own little campus in central Hamburg, Bucerius Law School offers ideal conditions for international students to make the most of their studies as well as their time in Germany’s second-largest city.


  • 80% of Bucerius students taking the First German State Exam graduate with distinction – something only 24% of all law students in Germany achieve.
  • With a student-to-professor ratio of only 25:1, Bucerius Law School ranks better than public German universities where the average ratio is 60:1.
  • The international partner network comprises more than 90 universities in over 30


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