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The Faculty of Law has established a co-operation with the Faculty of Law at the University of Iceland about a PhD programme. The university is ranked among the 300 best universities in the world according to The Times Higher Education and is a progressive educational and scientific institution. The co-operation means that you can complete the three-year PhD programme in close co-operation between the universities and followinga positive evaluation you will be awarded a joint PhD degree from two universities.
The benefits of the co-operation:
* Joint PhD degree which is acknowledged in both Denmark and Iceland.
* Attachment to 2 different research and study environments
* Increased international contact
* Excellent knowledge of the two legal cultures.
* You are enrolled at both the Faculty of Law at the University of Iceland and University of Copenhagen
* The programme is conducted in English and the PhD thesis is submitted in English
* You will generally work for 2 years at the University of Copenhagen and for 1 year at the University of Iceland, but other arrangements are possible.
* You are paid by the institution of employment.
During the Joint PhD Programme candidates are required to:
* Participate in the research environments at the University of Copenhagen and The University of Iceland.
* Take part in international conferences, courses and meetings.
* Complete the universities joint PhD study Programme - some travelling including to international conferences, courses, and meetings should be expected.
* Teach at both universities - typically bachelor or master courses.
* Undertake independent research (making of PhD thesis) under the supervision of researchers from both universities.
* Applicants must have an educational background that corresponds to the Danish or Icelandic Master´s Degree in Law (Second cycle 120 ECTS Master´s) or equivalent qualifications.
* Applicants who are expecting to graduate this term and awaiting the evaluation of their dissertation may apply.
* Applicants must as far as possible document an aptitude for scientific work, for instance through a high assessment of their dissertations and must also be able to undertake the highly demanding task of independently writing a PhD thesis.
* Applicants must be willing to live for a two year period in Denmark and for a one year period in Iceland
Vacant PhD scholarships at the Faculty of Law
The University of Copenhagen, Faculty of Law, announces a number of vacant PhD scholarships available from September 2013.
The University of Copenhagen, Faculty of Law, is a leading law school in Copenhagen. With 4000 students at either undergraduate or master level, a staff of 75 professors and lecturers and 50 PhD students, the Faculty of law is a vibrant academic environment. In order to further strengthen the research profile of the faculty, we are now advertising a number of PhD scholarships.
The faculty will be offering the following scholarships:
* Scholarships to join The Centre of Excellence on International Courts
* Joint scholarships with the University of Iceland
* Scholarships to join one of the Facultys regular research centres
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