The PhD programme Faculty of Law
The Faculty of Law at the University of Copenhagen hereby announces a number of fully funded PhD positions to commence in September 2021.
Founded in 1479 as one of the four original faculties of the University of Copenhagen, the Faculty of Law boasts a long-standing reputation for excellence in teaching and research. The Faculty offers a wide range of undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate degree programmes in law. Through research-based education the Faculty ensures that law graduates acquire the necessary skills to succeed in their legal careers in the private or public sector both at home and abroad. With 5000 undergraduate and graduate students, over 60 PhD fellows, and an academic staff of more than 80 members, the Faculty of Law at the University of Copenhagen is a vibrant, diverse and intellectually stimulating academic environment.
The PhD Programme
The goal of the PhD Programme is threefold: to prepare candidates for a continuing career in teaching and research; to educate a new generation of scholars to produce high-quality independent research; and to equip them with the analytical and problem-solving skills required for a successful career in both the public and private sectors.
The Faculty of Law offers supervision by highly qualified academics and provides an excellent opportunity to research contemporary legal issues in an intellectually stimulating environment.
The Faculty of Law welcomes both original project proposals and proposals for PhD projects falling within the framework projects of the Research Centres. PhD topics of particular interest to the each Research Centre are described on the individual Research Centre’s website.
Please find the Research Centres listed here: https://jura.ku.dk/phd/english/applicants/research-centres/
Successful PhD candidates are required to: