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Tilburg University

Ph.D. On Campus
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Are you looking for a personal and intellectual challenge in an ambitious and stimulating academic environment? Tilburg University Graduate Law School offers various programs to researchers wishing to obtain a PhD in Law.

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PhD researchers choose Tilburg Law School

Because we:

  • are a small-scale university with an informal and international atmosphere;
  • employ supportive supervisors who are experts in their field of research and provide useful feedback;
  • employed PhD candidates the opportunity to enhance their academic profile through teachings.

The research at Tilburg University Law School focuses on understanding the changing societal developments and its impact on interpersonal and institutional relationships and the law. The research projects of PhDs are closely related with the research topics of the Law School. Tilburg Law School is internationally orientated and ranks among the best law schools in Europe. The PhD candidates form a strong and lively community within the Law School.

Programme Structure

Recent research topics include

  • Enhancing accountability: a methodological study on bottom-up indicator production
  • Bureaucracy's Discources: Constraint or Vehicle for Justice Sector Reforms in Transition Countries?
  • Coherence in Law through Legal Scholarship
  • Data Justice in Singapore's Smart Nation
  • System transparency: legitimate expectations, developing rights
For more information, please visit the programme website.

Key information

Start dates & application deadlines

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  • The deadline for applications is 18 March




On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

The following documents (in English) must be submitted online: 

  • Letter of motivation, including information on your present situation and/or employment.
  • Research proposal, see the format on page 3 – 7. 
  • Letter of nomination of the proposed supervisor. 
  • European-style CV
  • Official copy of the diploma Master program. 
  • Official copy of your university marks (grade list). 

Tuition Fee

At this moment Tilburg University does not charge a fee for a PhD program

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