Bucerius Law School in Hamburg, the first private law school in Germany, practises a rigorous screening and selection process. The school offers its students a practical and internationally-oriented course of studies, as well as a broad range of study options in the 'studium generale' scheme. The annual intake is approximately 100 students.more
To honour the legacy of its founder, the lawyer and judge, politician and publisher Gerd Bucerius, the ZEIT-Stiftung concentrates its research funding on law studies.
The foundation initiated Germany's first privately-funded law school. Bucerius Law School in Hamburg, founded in 2000, trains outstanding jurists who graduate with an international outlook and a high degree of social awareness.