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PhD Studies

PhD Studies - Available at University of Iceland

The doctoral programme in Law is a three-year research based programme of postgraduate study at the Faculty of Law at the University of Iceland. The programme requires 180 ECTS for the degree of Philosophiae Doctor (Ph.D.) (third cycle, level 5). The research project shall amount to 150 ECTS and specialised courses and other work 30 ECTS. The doctoral programme is governed by specific rules (Rules on doctoral studies and the committee for research-based studies at the Faculty of Law at the University of Iceland and policies and procedures for the assessment of the contribution of doctoral students). Each student must have a thesis advisor among the tenured professors at the faculty.