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National and European courts reacting to dissensus - The case of fundamental rights protection

GEM Stones

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The National and European courts reacting to dissensus - The case of fundamental rights protection program from GEM Stones is in the fields of Comparative and European Law.

Overview

The National and European courts reacting to dissensus - The case of fundamental rights protection program from GEM Stones will focus on legal actors. This IRP will investigate judicial institutions in Europe and their role in the protection of fundamental rights, analysing the emerging trends of cooperation and conflict between national courts and European courts, including the reference made to the protection of the "constitutional identity" of Member States. 

It aims to show whether the courts in Europe have adopted a common understanding of the rule of law in relation to the protection of constitutional rights or whether they opted to highlight elements of dissensus - e.g., regarding gender- elated issues. It also aims to investigate and analyse conflicts between domestic and EU law, and the role of courts in ensuring their resolution and the respect for the principle of primacy of EU law over national law in cases related to the rule of law and fundamental rights.

Career

The researcher should be in the first four years of their research careers at the time of recruitment and have not been awarded a doctoral degree so far.

Programme Structure

GEM-DIAMOND’s overall research program will collectively tackle three shared knowledge gaps regarding contemporary strains on liberal democracy: 

  • Objective 1: Conceptualising the seemingly mounting dissensus surrounding liberal democracy.
  • Objective 2: Unpacking the ambiguous role different actors can play as both champions and challengers of liberal democratic norms, values and practices.
  • Objective 3: Assessing the impact of increased dissensus regarding liberal democracy on the policy instruments of the EU and its capacity to act in its internal and external policies. 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

As part of their application, candidates will be asked to submit a personal interpretation of the research project in the form a specific project proposal of 2-3 pages, including a research question, a theoretical framework, a methodological strategy, and a justification for the suggested empirical choices.

Candidates must apply through the GEM-DIAMOND online application system,which will request the following information:
  • A personal profile form (incl. CV overview)
  • A scientific profile form (incl. ESR’s expression of interest, statement of motivation and personal interpretation of the research project)
  • A full academic CV
  • An academic record with scan of the degree qualifications
  • A proof of language proficiency
  • 6Two academic recommendation letters

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 36 months.

4000€ Gross per month (48.000€ / year). This is a gross EU contribution to the salary cost of the researcher. The net salary will result from deducting all compulsory (employer/employee) social security contributions as well as direct taxes.

Living costs for Roma

850 - 1450 EUR /month
Living costs

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