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Albrecht Mendelssohn Bartholdy Graduate School of Law PhD International Scholarships, Germany

The University of Hamburg is proud to announce a structured PhD programme in Legal Studies and scholarship fund. The university accepts applications from students all around the world for the academic year 2021/2022.

The scholarship programme provides excellent learning opportunities for PhD candidates who are keen to pursue ambitious projects in an excellent and interdisciplinary research environment.

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As the largest research and training institution in Northern Germany and one of the largest universities in Germany, the University of Hamburg unites a wide range of courses with excellent research.

Why study at the University of Hamburg? The university offers a wide range of subjects with numerous interdisciplinary focuses and has a far-reaching cooperation network with top-level institutions at regional, national and international level.

Scholarship Description:

  • Applications deadline: February 16, 2021
  • Department: N/A
  • Course Level: PhD
  • Award: Education Fund
  • Number of Awards: Not Known
  • Nationality: International
  • Scholarship can be taken in Germany


  • Eligible Countries: All nationalities
  • Acceptable Course or Subjects: Scholarships are awarded to graduates of both legal studies and other disciplines who are keen to produce ambitious doctoral work in an excellent research environment.
  • Admissible Criteria: To be eligible, applicants must have to meet the following eligibility criteria:
  • For our PhD programme, the minimum entry requirements are an outstanding degree in law or a non-legal research-orientated master’s degree (in particular in business administration, political science, or sociology).

How to Apply

  • How to Apply: A complete application comprises all of the following documents (and must be submitted in one pdf-file in the below-given order).
  • Supporting Documents: Must provide research proposal (up to four pages), personal statement about why you are applying to the Albrecht Mendelssohn-Bartholdy Graduate School, tabular curriculum vitae, index of all publications to date (optional) and two recommendations from professors attesting to suitability for doctoral work.
  • Admission Requirements: For taking admission, applicants must have a previous year degree.
  • English Language Requirements: Students whose first language is neither English nor German are required to prove their language proficiency by providing relevant certificates.

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