The Albrecht Mendelssohn Bartholdy Graduate School of Law’s structured Ph.D. program welcomes applications from graduates from both legal studies and other disciplines who wish to undertake doctoral work in an excellent research environment.
Scholarship Sponsor(s): Albrecht Mendelssohn Bartholdy Graduate School of Law
Host Institution: University Hamburg, Germany
Scholarship Worth: Funded
Number of Awards: Many
Level of Study: Ph.D
Nationality: International students
The 3-year program leads to a doctorate (respectively a Ph.D. in law) in all legal sub-disciplines and focuses on interdisciplinary projects.
The University invites applications from outstanding graduates from all disciplines who wish to prepare high-quality Ph.D. theses in legal studies in an excellent and international research environment.
To be eligible for the Albrecht Mendelssohn Bartholdy Graduate School of Law Scholarship, applicants are expected to meet the following requirements:
Applicants must be international students.
Successful applicants must have proven their ability to deliver excellent academic performance, usually demonstrated by an outstanding degree in law (cf. § 3 PromO AMBSL) or a master’s degree based on non-legal research (especially business administration, political science, or sociology)
Students whose first language is neither English nor German need to prove their language proficiency by providing relevant certificates.
The applicant must present an appropriate doctoral topic that is relevant to the graduate school’s research areas
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How to Apply: To be considered for the Albrecht Mendelssohn Bartholdy Graduate School of Law Scholarship, applications can either be sent via the application form or posted to:
Albrecht Mendelssohn Bartholdy, Graduate School of Law, University Hamburg
Application Form (Click Here to Download) (Document)
Tabular curriculum vitae
Index of all publications to date (optional)
Research proposal (up to four pages)
A personal statement about why you are applying to the Albrecht Mendelssohn-Bartholdy Graduate School
Two recommendations from professors certifying suitability for doctoral work
Language certificates (German or English): Non-native speakers who write their thesis in German or English must prove their language proficiency by submitting the relevant certificate. It requires test scores of at least 100 in TOEFL ibT/7 in IELTS/945 in TOEIC. The TOEFL DI code is 2258.
Application Deadline: February 15, 2023