Deadline: 15 February 2020
Open to: successful applications who have proven their ability to produce excellent academic performance, generally demonstrated by an outstanding degree in law or a non-legal research-orientated master’s degree
Benefits: monthly scholarship of EUR 1,150
The Albrecht Mendelssohn Bartholdy Graduate School of Law offers places and scholarships in its structured Ph.D. program in legal sciences.
They invite applications from outstanding graduates from all disciplines who are keen to produce high quality PhD theses in legal sciences in an excellent and international research environment. The 3- year program leads to a Dr. Iur (respectively PhD in law) in all legal sub-disciplines and places special attention on interdisciplinary projects.
Successful applications must have proven their ability to produce excellent academic performance, generally demonstrated by an outstanding degree in law or a non-legal research-orientated master’s degree (in particular in business administration, political science, or sociology)
Students whose first language is neither English nor German are required to prove their language proficiency by providing relevant certificates (for details see: Application documents on the right side of this page).The applicant must present a suitable doctoral topic which corresponds to the research areas of the Graduate School
Scholarship holders of the Albrecht Mendelssohn Bartholdy Graduate School of Law receive a monthly scholarship of EUR 1,150 towards living expenses. An addition EUR 215 per month is granted for research costs, if applicable.
If necessary, a childcare supplement may be granted. Ancillary activities are only compatible with the scholarship up to a maximum of 5 working hours per week, in the case of research and teaching employment up to 10 working hours per week.
All enrolled students must pay the university’s administration fee (approx. EUR 330 per semester, around 55 EUR per month). This includes a six-month ticket for public transport in the City of Hamburg
How to Apply?
Applications for the next intake in October 2020 will be received via mail to:
Albrecht Mendelssohn Bartholdy Graduate School of Law
Fakultät für Rechtswissenschaft
or via the Application Form
For more information, and to apply, please visit this website.