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  • Tuition Fee:
  • $ 5.25k
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  • StudyQA ranking:
  • 201pts.
  • Duration:
  • 3 years

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    Department of International Law of the Faculty of Law of Charles University in Prague offers a Ph.D. programme in Public International Law. The programme is oriented on theoretical questions of international legal doctrine, as well as selected topical issues of contemporary International Law, incl. human rights, International Criminal Law and protection of international investments.

    General course – lectures:

    • History of the Czechoslovak and Czech International Legal Doctrine
    • International Judicial Bodies, Concurrent Jurisdiction
    • International Criminal Law and Justice
    • International Protection of Children in Armed Conflict
    • International Protection of Linguistic Minorities
    • Settlement of International Investment Disputes

    Possible topics of doctoral thesis 

    • Fragmentation of International Law
    • Interpretation and Application of International Treaties in the Czech Republic
    • International  Security and International Law
    • International Criminal Court and the Crime of Aggression
    • International Protection of Linguistic Minorities
    • International Investment Arbitration and EU Law

    Program requirements

    The electronic application forms should be submitted by means of the Charles University Information system at https://is.cuni.cz/studium/ .

    Immediately after completing the electronic application form in the Information System of Charles University send the application by mail to the following address

    Univerzita Karlova v Praze
    Právnická fakulta
    Referát doktorského studia
    nám. Curieových 7
    116 40 Praha 1

    or submit the application in person at the Filing Office of the Faculty of Law including the following:

    a) a notarized copy of a university diploma along with the diploma supplement (in case of earlier graduates the certificate of state exam) verifying the graduation from a Master´s or equivalent programme of study; this duty does not apply to graduates of Master’s programme of study at Charles University Faculty of Law who graduated after the 1st January 2008;
    b) a detailed (professional) curriculum vitae, containing information on the applicant’s professional activities (experience in legal practice) along with a list of publications (if applicable);
    c) an outline of the applicant’s dissertation of approximately 7 - 8 pages signed by the expected advisor; the outline of the dissertation must be also sent in electronic form to the guarantor of the relevant branch of study;

    d) in case of applying for full-time form of study, applicants also submit written approval of the head of the department.

    The application should be appended with a notarized copy of a university diploma along with the diploma supplement verifying the graduation from a Master´s or equivalent programme of study. 

    Entrance examination

     

    Regular date:

    June 9, 2016

    Substitute date:

    June 21, 2016

    Form of exam:

    oral

    Form of study:

    full-time or combined (in the former case a conditional consent of the department head will be submitted with the application)

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