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Doctoral programme in LEGAL STUDIES

Contact:

University of Ljubljana FACULTY OF LAW
Poljanski nasip 2, 1000 Ljubljana


Coordinator:

prof. dr. Matjaž Ambrož, University of Ljubljana Faculty of Law


Scientific fields/Modules/Areas:

Civil Law, Labour Law and Social Security Law, Economic Analyses and Economic Policies, European Law, Commercial Law, Criminal Law, Criminology, International Law, Legal History, Roman Law, Theory of the State and Legal Theory, Public Administration, Constitutional Law


The programme is organised by the University of Ljubljana and provided by:
University of Ljubljana Faculty of Law

Number of available places: 41
Application deadline: August 21, 2020
Fee per programme: €9,600.00
Fee per study year:
1st year: €3,000.00
2nd year: €2,200.00
3rd year: €2,200.00
4th year: €2,200.00

The doctoral programme in Legal studies is designed for graduates of the second cycle Bologna programmes who wish to enhance their knowledge in their chosen field of law. With an emphasis on individual research, the doctoral studies are aimed at the theoretical exploration of law and the analysis of legislation in case law. The goal of the doctoral studies is to carry out an in depth exploration of a certain legal problem, relation or institution; in the case of complex topics, the possibilities for an interdisciplinary approach are also open. Doctoral graduates will gain specialized legal knowledge using various methods of scientific research and in depth theoretical foundations related to the chosen topic of the student’s doctoral thesis research.

The doctoral programme in Legal studies is organized by the Faculty of Law with the cooperation of recognized experts in related areas from other faculties of the University of Ljubljana. The programme comprises thirteen modules: Civil Law, Labour Law and Social Security Law, Economic Analyses and Economic Policies, European Law, Commercial Law, Criminal Law, Criminology, International Law, Legal History, Roman Law , Theory of the State and Legal Theory, Public Administration, Constitutional Law. In addition to the student’s individual research work, the programme includes compulsory general subjects, compulsory subjects of the module, optional subjects, and doctoral seminars. Doctoral students are allowed to fulfil some of their study requirements within other doctoral programmes at the University of Ljubljana or, in the case of international exchange programmes, at other universities.