Doctoral (PhD) Studies in Law in English | University of Gdańsk

Doctoral (PhD) Studies in Law in English

Director of the doctoral studies: dr hab. Maciej Barczewski, prof. UG

Faculty of Law and Administration

Webpage of the Faculty: http://www.prawo.ug.edu.pl

Faculty of Law and Administration
ul. Jana Bażyńskiego 6
80-309 Gdańsk

Study fields

Doctoral (PhD) Studies in Law in English constitute a special area within the social sciences. The discipline of the doctorate is Law.

Form and time of studies

Doctoral (PhD) Studies in Law in English last four years (eight semesters).

Leading departments

Doctoral seminars are conducted by experienced experts, professors of the Faculty of Law and Administration at the University of Gdańsk, as well as foreign, internationally renowned professors collaborating with the Faculty, inter alia from Chicago-Kent College of Law.

Aims of education

The program, which consists of 428 hours, includes lectures, workshops, specialized seminars and consultations with the research supervisor concerning the following fields of law:

  • Public international law
  • Criminal law
  • Civil law
  • EU law
  • Human rights law
  • High technology law
  • Intellectual property law
  • Commercial law
  • Labour law
  • Environmental law
  • Administrative law
  • Constitutional law
  • Financial law
  • Public economic law
  • Maritime law
  • History of law and legal doctrines
  • Theory and philosophy of law

Half of the classes take place as distance learning (e-learning), while the remaining classes are held in the building of Faculty of Law and Administration at the University of Gdańsk, located in the very center of one of the most modern European campuses. The Main Library of the University of Gdańsk, regarded as the academic information center, student hostels, student clubs, the football pitch, tennis courts and many others are situated nearby.

After getting all required credits and passing examinations, after presentation of the doctoral dissertation and the successful results of the public defence the graduate of fourth-cycle course is granted the title of Doctor of Juridical Science.

Study programme