Germany, Hamburg

Sports Law

when 9 July 2018 - 27 July 2018
language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 10 ECTS
fee EUR 1800

How would you draft an employment contract for a professional football player? Which legal issues come into play when organizing a Formula 1 Grand Prix? These are some of the questions that you will explore during this fast-paced summer program! Guided by sports industry professionals, you’ll improve your presentation, negotiation and contract drafting skills and join a team of individuals who are equally passionate about sports to organize a multi-discipline tournament.
We have assembled a group of leading academics and practitioners who are passionate about sports and eager to share their knowledge with you. Joining the 2018 Bucerius Summer in Sports Law will put you into close contact with:

Prof. Jodi S. Balsam (Brooklyn Law School, New York)
Prof. Christopher Bisping (University of Warwick, United Kingdom)
Prof. Dr. Peter Duvinage (University of Tübingen / DUVINAGE Lawyers, Munich)
Michael Friedman (Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law, Hamburg)
Dr. Heiner Kahlert (Martens Lawyers, Munich)
Prof. Clifford Larsen (Bucerius Law School)
Mike Morgan (Morgan Sports Law, London)
Prof. Dr. Martin Schimke (Bird & Bird, Düsseldorf)
Lana Spangenberg (Bucerius Law School)
Jörg von Appen (von appen | jens legal, Hamburg)

Course leader

The Academic Director of this program is Dr. Carsten Jungmann (Bucerius Law School / BIRKENSTOCK Group)

Target group

Advanced law students and recent graduates with a passion for sports and sports law

Course aim

Working in small groups under the guidance of experienced practitioners, you and fellow participants will complete challenges and participate in intensive training seminars to boost your skills in negotiation and contract drafting. In addition, you'll receive coaching to improve your presentation skills. To address the range of legal challenges faced by industry professionals, you'll work on a team to organize an actual multi-discipline sporting event in Hamburg.

Credits info

Students may earn a total of 10 ECTS points. US law students seeking ABA credit towards graduation will need to follow procedures at their home institution regarding credit recognition. The program is not accredited by the American Bar Association (ABA), however, it will provide each student with a documentation packet to assist in obtaining academic credit. The program's credit system is based on ABA guidelines and is structured for a total of 5 ABA credits (60 hours of classroom time; one credit hour being equivalent to 700 minutes of classroom time).

Fee info

EUR 1800: Students who apply to the Bucerius Summer Program by March 1, 2018 and are accepted in the first round of applications are eligible for a 15% discount off the normal tuition fee.

Students who apply between the early bird and final deadline, May 1, 2018, will be charged the full tuition fee.

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