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Doctoral studies

Did you study law and detected something in your education that needs to be thought through further, supplemented or questioned? Maybe there is a particular legal or societal development that interests you?

As a researcher, you have great freedom to decide your own research focus, both with regard to the choice of subject and how the work is to be conducted. Few professional roles have such freedom. A doctoral degree also opens up a wide range of exciting professional roles such as teachers at universities in Sweden or abroad, but also other highly qualified tasks within public administration, ministries, international organizations or in industry.

As an employed doctoral student, you will be part of an extensive training program. In addition to writing a PhD thesis under supervision of experienced and established researchers you get to participate in PhD courses at the faculty. The doctoral student is also given the opportunity to take courses in teaching and learning in higher education during the doctoral period.

The doctoral students at the Faculty of Law are far from a homogeneous group. Here are people from several different countries with different interests and varying educational and professional backgrounds. This diversity contributes to a stimulating and vibrant research environment.


Richard Croneberg

Director of studies for doctoral education   
richard [dot] croneberg [at] jur [dot] lu [dot] se (richard[dot]croneberg[at]jur[dot]lu[dot]se)