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A PhD in Law involves research and an academic approach to Law study. A PhD in Law is not to be confused with a Juris Doctor, which is a professional degree preparing students to practice.

A wide range of research areas is available for a PhD Law program, including international law, comparative law, human rights law, maritime law, international environmental law, and more. Through coursework, teaching, and research, candidates for a PhD Law degree will complete a dissertation to be awarded the degree.

The variety of different PhD in Law can be overwhelming - don't let it stop you! Start your search by looking at the most popular PhD in Law listed below.

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The Innovation, science, technology and law option enables students to think about the legal, regulatory, and ethical issues concerning innovation in diverse fields, including biotechnologies and medi... [+]
The Innovation, science, technology and law option enables students to think about the legal, regulatory, and ethical issues concerning innovation in diverse fields, including biotechnologies and medicine, information technology and computer science, natural resources and the environment. [-]
December 21, 2018 | Charles University Faculty of Law
The objective of the doctoral program of study “Theoretical Legal Sciences – Law and Legal Theory in European Context” is that specialists and academics with a scientific approach to... [+]
The objective of the doctoral program of study “Theoretical Legal Sciences – Law and Legal Theory in European Context” is that specialists and academics with a scientific approach to solving theoretical and practical issues within one or more scientific legal fields will pursue scientific creative activities and study. Graduates of the doctoral program of study “Theoretical Legal Sciences – Law and Legal Theory in European Context” will have enhanced their qualifications and expanded and deepened their knowledge in a particular field of legal science in such a way that they will have attempted to form or identify the theoretical basis of the respective field by analyzing their practical experience and knowledge. [-]
Ph.D. in Private Law Program offers a structured research framework in national, comparative and international legal studies with its commitment to cutting-edge research.
Ph.D. in Private Law Program offers a structured research framework in national, comparative and international legal studies with its commitment to cutting-edge research. [-]
<p>One of the world's only Ph.D. degree programs in International Law offered by an intergovernmental organization itself constituted under international law.</p>
One of the world's only Ph.D. degree programs in International Law offered by an intergovernmental organization itself constituted under international law. [-]

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