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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 Doctorate in Legal Sciences was created in 2007, in order to encourage academic debate and the consolidation of an academic community in Colombia and Latin America. The main objective of the Docto... [+]
The Doctorate in Legal Sciences was created in 2007, in order to encourage academic debate and the consolidation of an academic community in Colombia and Latin America. The main objective of the Doctorate is to strengthen the abilities of students to carry out rigorous research, generate knowledge in the area of legal sciences and propose approaches and innovative solutions to the problems of contemporary society, locally and globally. In the development of the mission of the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana , we seek that the research of the doctoral students generate impact in the country and the region, contributing to the achievement of a just, sustainable, inclusive, democratic, solidary and respectful of human dignity society. [-]
The PhD is essentially a thorough basic research program. The pedagogical activities are oriented towards the development of the student's thesis project.
The PhD is essentially a thorough basic research program. The pedagogical activities are oriented towards the development of the student's thesis project. [-]
The PhD program in Catholic Porto aims to train quality researchers, contributing to the development of research in the Faculty, as well as to the critical and responsible construction of legal scienc... [+]
The PhD program in Catholic Porto aims to train quality researchers, contributing to the development of research in the Faculty, as well as to the critical and responsible construction of legal science in Portugal. [-]
To train human resources with a high academic level, able to carry out original and innovative scientific research, to apply knowledge and to carry out teaching activities of quality in the bachelor's... [+]
To train human resources with a high academic level, able to carry out original and innovative scientific research, to apply knowledge and to carry out teaching activities of quality in the bachelor's degree and postgraduate in Law, to promote the development of legal science. [-]

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