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Law, Ph.D.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #72 (QS) ,
The PhD programme is a three-year research programme aimed at training PhD students to undertake in depth research at an international level, hone their teaching and communication skills to pursue an academic career, as well as acquire transferrable skills for undertaking a career in the public or private sector.

About

During the three-year period, in accordance with section 7, subsection 2 of the Ministerial Order on the PhD Programme at the Universities and Certain Higher Artistic Educational Institutions (pdf), the PhD student must attend courses, acquire teaching experience and undertake research stays at other research institutions and universities in Denmark and abroad.

Detailed Programme Facts

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  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    180 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
    • Danish
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

The most important aspect of the PhD programme is the preparation of a written thesis, which following an oral public defence, forms the basis for the award of the PhD degree.

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    83

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  • Minimum required score:

    560

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General Requirements

  • Applicants must have obtained a degree that corresponds to a Danish Master’s degree or an equivalent qualification
  • Applicants must have obtained a minimum overall grade average of 8.2 or above at the Master’s level in accordance with the Danish grading scale
  • Applicants may submit their application before they have completed their Master’s Degree 
  • Applicants must document an aptitude for research through the meritorious assessment of their final thesis and if applicable, through research publications, in order to show that they are capable of undertaking the demanding task of writing a PhD thesis.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12000 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    12000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12000 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

At the Faculty of Law the tuition fee is about DKK 70,000 (USD 12,000) per year and further DKK 36,000 if an office is needed.

Living costs for Copenhagen

  • 7928 - 13460 DKK/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Where can I find the PhD application form?
You can only access the online application system when there are vacant PhD scholarships advertised on our webpage. If you wish to apply as a self-financed PhD student, please contact PhD Administration in writing in order to receive a copy of the application form.

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