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  • Locations: Hamburg, Germany
  • Program Terms: Trimester 2
  • Restrictions: Deakin applicants only
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Fact Sheet:
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Deakin Faculty: Faculty of Business & Law Program Type: Exchange
Credit Type: Undergraduate Minimum Entry Requirement: 70
Trimester 2 =: Winter Scholarships Available: Yes
GCP Points: 60 Exchange Category: Red
Program Description:

University

Bucerius Law School

 
 

Travel Grants:
5 x $5,000 Grants for students to attend selected Universities in Germany

About:

Bucerius Law SchoolBucerius Law School is a private law school that strives to reform German legal education and aspires to represent the German legal community in the international discourse. The aim of the Law School is to educate outstanding individuals who are willing to place their expertise at society’s disposal and to accept responsibility for others.
 
Bucerius is an academic community of students and faculty, in which constructive-critical thinking, creativity and leadership skills, as well as a sense of team spirit and openness are cultivated. Based on the tried and tested standards of the German legal education, Bucerius Law School wants to realize the best possible education. In its desire to achieve this goal, Bucerius is aware of its responsibility in assisting the harmonization process of the higher education system in Europe.

Recommended Programs:

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Did you know?

The Bucerius Law School has been consistently ranked the number one Law school in Germany (source).

Location Profile

Location Profile
About Hamburg

HamburgDescribed by many as "Germany’s most beautiful city," Hamburg combines a high quality of life with a strong economy and countless employment opportunities. Hamburg's success is due in no small part to having successfully united business and legal interests.

Hamburg at a glance
  • Second largest city in Germany (population ≈ 1.8 million)
  • Third largest harbor in Europe
  • More bridges than Amsterdam and Venice combined
  • Well connected within Europe by air and railway
  • Vibrant and cosmopolitan cultural life
  • Safe and livable metropolis
  • 24-hour public transit network, walkable and bike-friendly
See: Living in Hamburg

About Germany

Germany is one of the most influential European nations culturally, and one of the world's main economic powers. Known around the world for its precision engineering and high-tech products, it is equally admired by visitors for its old-world charm and "Gemütlichkeit" (coziness). If you have perceptions of Germany as simply homogeneous, it will surprise you with its many historical regions and local diversity.
 

Credit Information

Credit Information

Course Catalogue:

Course Catalogue
Course List
Please use the course catalogue to search for units available at the host University.
 

How Many Units?

Bucerius operates the European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (ECTS). 7.5 ECTS is equal to 1 Deakin credit therefore 30 ECTS is equal to 4 Deakin credits.
At Bucerius a full time study load is considered to be 3 units (a total of 22.5 ECTS).

A minimum of 6 (8 is recommended) Deakin credits are to be included in your study plan per trimester that you are applying for and for each university preference.

E.g. If you are applying for two trimesters and for two different universities? You would bring 6-8 units for T1 for each university and then 6-8 units for T2 for each university. A total of 12-16 units.
 

Please note: Units will be assessed by the Law school in the coming weeks


Credit Equivalences and Levels
Country 1 Deakin Credit point Full Time Course Load
USA, Canada and Latin America 3 - 4 Credit Point 12-16 Credits
Europe 7.5 ECTS 30 ECTS
UK 15 Credit 60 Credits
Asia Varies Varies 
New Zealand 15 Credits 60 Credits
 
 

Cost and Funding

Cost and FundingAlthough costs can vary greatly depending on location and lifestyle, most returned exchange students indicate that a semester of exchange costs approximately AUD$15,000. Students are responsible to budget appropriately for their program and are encouraged to factor unpredictable events, such as currency fluctuations in to their budgets.

Students participating in the student exchange program will be expected to pay for their own:
  • Airfares
  • Passport and visa costs
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • Daily living expenses including text books
  • Personal/ Travel expenses
  • The Deakin University Travel Insurance Policy provides cover for approved international travel for the length of your international program, including a maximum of 10 days leisure travel either immediately before or after the study component (or combination thereof), at no charge. While Deakin Travel Insurance is provided to all staff and students, this policy may not be accepted by some of our overseas exchange partners and it may be necessary for you to take additional health cover at the host institution. You will need to arrange additional travel and health insurance for any travel occurring outside of your formal exchange study period.
  • Any other incidental costs. 
Funding Options

OS- HELP loans
Overseas Student HELP loans (OS-HELP) are provided by the Commonwealth government to eligible HECS-HELP students undertaking various international experiences for credit.  This loan is added to your HELP debt.
The following link will provide more information on the OS-Help

Youth Allowance and Austudy
If you are currently receiving Youth Allowance or Austudy you can continue to receive payments while studying overseas. If you are on one of our short-term programs, so long as you have a full time study load for the year, your payments will continue while you are overseas. If you are accepted for exchange, you should make an appointment with Centrelink to discuss your plans.

The following link will provide more information on the Youth Allowance or Austudy
 

Helpful Links

 

Important Notes

Important Information

Before you apply, please make sure you have completed all exchange application steps as outlined on the Deakin Abroad website.


Eligibility criteria:

Exchange Programs are available to all Deakin students, including international, postgraduate and off-campus students.

To be eligible to apply for an Exchange Program:
  • Undergraduate students must have completed at least 8 credit points toward their current Deakin degree. 4 Credits for Prior Learning can be counted towards this requirement.
  • Postgraduate students must have completed at least 4 credit points towards their Deakin degree
  • You must return to at least 1 credit point to complete at Deakin after your Exchange Program
  • You must study a full-time load while on exchange
  • You must have a Weighted Average Mark (WAM) of 60 or above. Some discretion may be applied to this requirement for students with a WAM of between 55-60 at the time of application and will be advised to meet with a Language and Learning Adviser. Applicants with a WAM below 55 will not be considered. 
  • You must have received faculty approval prior to submitting your exchange application

Duration:

Students may apply for a Trimester or Year-long Exchange Program, starting either Trimester 1 or Trimester 2.

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This program is currently not accepting applications.