Fully Funded PhD Scholarship on National Human Rights Systems in Developing Countries, 2015

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The Faculty of Law at the University of Copenhagen and the Danish Institute for Human Rights are providing fully funded PhD Scholarship on National Human Rights Systems for the students of developing countries.

Application Deadline:

Last date for application submission is 1st June 2015.

Fields of study:

The PhD project should focus on one or several of the actors below:

o   The national human rights institutions (human rights commission or institute, ombudsman, etc.);

o   The related governmental agencies (ministries, governmental human rights focal points, etc.);

o   The courts and tribunals, including the prosecution service;

o   The Parliament (and especially its human rights committee, if any);

o   And the law enforcement and security actors (penitentiary, police, military)

Course Level:

These scholarships are available for chasing PhD programme.

Provider of Scholarships:

The Faculty of Law at the University of Copenhagen and the Danish Institute for Human Rights

These scholarships can be taken at:

Developing Countries

Eligibility Criteria:

o   The candidates must have attained a degree that resembles to the Danish Master of Laws or equivalent qualifications.

o   The candidates must have attained a minimum general grade average of 8.2 or above at the Master’s level in unity along with the Danish grading scale

o   The candidates must have submit their application before they have completed their Master’s Degree, even though, they should have acquiesced the final evaluation for their course before 1st June 2015.

o   The candidates must document an aptitude for research through the praiseworthy assessment of their final thesis, periodicals or the academic suggestions in order to display that they have the capability of undertaking the demanding task of writing a PhD thesis.

Scholarships are available for:

National and international aspirants from all countries are eligible to apply for these scholarships.

Time period for scholarship:

The time period for this scholarship is almost three years.

What does this scholarship will cover?

o   The Faculty of Law provides supervision by highly qualified academics and also offers an exceptional opportunity to research contemporary legal issues in a rationally exciting environment.

o   If the candidate is offered a PhD position, then he will receive a regular per month salary in accordance with Danish law and he will be entitled to an annual research budget. The Faculty does not offer accommodation.

How to Apply?

Mode of applying for this scholarship is online

For more details visit the official website of university. 


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