INTERNATIONAL LAW

PhD in International Law

The PhD in International Law offers high-level specialisation and training in both the theoretical and practical aspects of international law. The programme prepares doctoral students for either academic and research careers or for executive high-ranking positions in the public or private sectors. Besides working closely with a world-renowned faculty, students attend courses and seminars that cover a wide range of subjects in international law with an unrivalled student-to-faculty ratio.

 

General Outline of the Curriculum

2 compulsory courses 2x6=12 ECTS
3 elective courses taken in the discipline of specialisation 3x6=18 ECTS
Preliminary thesis dissertation 30 ECTS
TOTAL 60 ECTS
Option to designate a minor (18 ECTS in another discipline) 3x6=18 ECTS

 

INCOMING STUDENTS

Semesters 1-2:

2 compulsory courses
(2x6=12 ECTS)

Autumn 2017

Spring 2018

 

3 elective courses
(3X6=18 ECTS)

Autumn 2017

 

Spring 2018

 

STUDENTS WHO HAVE OBTAINED ALL COURSE CREDITS

Semester 3:
(30 ECTS)

Preliminary thesis dissertation

Before the end of Semester 8:

Submission of thesis manuscript

Defence

Official submission

For PhD deadlines, please see the Academic Regulations and Implementation Guidelines available on the Student Portal.