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21 PhD Programs in Law Studies

 A PhD is the highest degree in any field, and many people choose to earn it to be able to teach at a collegiate level. With a PhD, you become a leader in your field after spending many years studying and researching advanced topics such as specific areas of law.   What is a PhD in Law and Regulations? A PhD in Law and Regulations is advanced education that usually involves an intense re… Read more

 A PhD is the highest degree in any field, and many people choose to earn it to be able to teach at a collegiate level. With a PhD, you become a leader in your field after spending many years studying and researching advanced topics such as specific areas of law.

What is a PhD in Law and Regulations? A PhD in Law and Regulations is advanced education that usually involves an intense research study into an area of interest, culminating in a dissertation that you actually defend before a panel of other PhDs in the field. You will have post-graduate classes in the law and work closely with a faculty advisor to advance your research in the right direction.

Earning a PhD takes many years of higher education, but it is well worth the time and effort. When you have those initials behind your name, it is immediate recognition of your dedication, perseverance and hard work. You will have in-depth knowledge into a field of study that makes you an expert.

The cost of a PhD will vary by college. Because you already have your master’s degree by the time you apply for a PhD, you may be able to work as an adjunct for the college or have opportunities for teaching fellowships to offset your costs. Earning your PhD can take three or more years, depending on the coursework you have going into the program and how long your dissertation takes.

With a PhD, you have many opportunities open to you, including teaching higher education at colleges and universities around the world. With your specialized research, you could consult with businesses and governments in the field of your expertise.

Open the doors you that you want to with a PhD in Law and Regulations. Take steps to further your education and become a leader. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Luiss PhD programs
Rome, Italy

The D.R. n.234 of 19 December 2018 has been issued the call for the comparative evaluation for admission to the XXXV cycle Ph.D. courses, for the submission of applications to ... +

The D.R. n.234 of 19 December 2018 has been issued the call for the comparative evaluation for admission to the XXXV cycle Ph.D. courses, for the submission of applications to the Law and Business Ph.D. program for the academic year 2019/2020 - XXXV cycle. -
PhD
Full-time
3 years
Italian, English
Oct 2020
Campus
University of Ljubljana
Ljubljana, Slovenia

The joint doctoral study programme Governance and Economics in the Public Sector (third cycle) is interdisciplinary oriented, as it contains subjects (content) from legal, eco ... +

The joint doctoral study programme Governance and Economics in the Public Sector (third cycle) is interdisciplinary oriented, as it contains subjects (content) from legal, economic, managerial, organisational and information sciences. Students have a wide choice of courses (content) within the individual disciplines, which means they can choose the courses (content) in all study fields (disciplines) they are interested in. -
PhD
Part-time
3 years
English, Slovenian
01 Oct 2020
20 Sep 2020
Campus
Edith Cowan University
Joondalup, Australia +1 More

The Doctor of Philosophy (Integrated) is a research degree commencing with a cohort-based foundation year of research preparation followed by an independent, supervised resear ... +

The Doctor of Philosophy (Integrated) is a research degree commencing with a cohort-based foundation year of research preparation followed by an independent, supervised research project. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
8 semesters
English
27 Jul 2020
Campus
Online
University of Missouri Truman School of Public Affairs
Columbia, USA

Doctoral students collaborate with Truman School faculty representing wide-ranging expertise including governance, law and public policy; child policy; education policy; and s ... +

Doctoral students collaborate with Truman School faculty representing wide-ranging expertise including governance, law and public policy; child policy; education policy; and social policy. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
5 - 8 years
English
Campus
Global Humanistic University
Willemstad, Curaçao

The online Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) program (180 ECTS) of the Global Humanistic University will provide you with research and information management skills, analysis and p ... +

The online Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) program (180 ECTS) of the Global Humanistic University will provide you with research and information management skills, analysis and problem-solving capabilities, interpersonal and leadership competencies, and will help you with your self-management and work habits, as well as your written and oral communication aptitudes. -
PhD
Part-time
3 - 7 years
English
Online
University of Camerino the international School of Advanced Studies
Camerino, Italy

Area: Legal and Social Sciences

Area: Legal and Social Sciences -
PhD
Full-time
3 years
English, Italian
Campus
University of Bradford
Bradford, United Kingdom

Our Law PhD programme enables you to conduct legal research under the supervision of our international, experienced, and highly committed faculty.

Our Law PhD programme enables you to conduct legal research under the supervision of our international, experienced, and highly committed faculty. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
3 - 7 years
English
Campus
INISEG Instituto Internacional de Estudios en Seguridad Global
Madrid, Spain +1 More

The norms and policies of the European Union underline more and more the economic and social importance of cooperation policies between countries, focusing on training as the ... +

The norms and policies of the European Union underline more and more the economic and social importance of cooperation policies between countries, focusing on training as the decisive qualitative factor for the modernization and innovation of productive apparatuses, the labor market, the processes of instruction and culture and to achieve more equitable levels of democratic participation and just social integration; In order to achieve a more modern system of education and training and to obtain a knowledge-based economy that is more competitive and dynamic worldwide, the European Union contributes to the development of quality instruction and that is why it encourages cooperation between Member States and extra-European countries. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
3 years
Spanish
Sep 2020
Online
SOAS University of London
London, United Kingdom

The MPhil/PhD in Development, Environment and Policy provides advanced training and research experience at a doctoral level in the areas at the intersection of development, en ... +

The MPhil/PhD in Development, Environment and Policy provides advanced training and research experience at a doctoral level in the areas at the intersection of development, environment and policy. A key feature of the programme is an emphasis on interdisciplinarity – our students are encouraged to blend concepts, tools and methods from across disciplines, eg. economics and nutrition; politics and geography. -
Master PhD
Full-time
Part-time
3 years
English
28 Sep 2020
Campus
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Hong Kong

The PhD in Public Policy programme provides rigorous training in public policy research to academically outstanding students aspiring to pursue a career in policy research and ... +

The PhD in Public Policy programme provides rigorous training in public policy research to academically outstanding students aspiring to pursue a career in policy research and teaching. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
3 - 6 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
Central European University, School of Public Policy
Budapest, Hungary

The Doctoral Program in Public Policy is a specialized track in the Political Science Ph.D. The program run by the CEU Doctoral School of Political Science, Public Policy, and ... +

The Doctoral Program in Public Policy is a specialized track in the Political Science Ph.D. The program run by the CEU Doctoral School of Political Science, Public Policy, and International Relations. CEU is an English-language graduate school in Budapest, Hungary that is accredited in the United States and Hungary. -
PhD
Full-time
English
Campus
Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University (FSV UK)
Prague, Czech Republic

The Public and Social Policy (PSP) doctoral study programme prepares students for basic and applied research and teaching in the academia as well as other types of activities ... +

The Public and Social Policy (PSP) doctoral study programme prepares students for basic and applied research and teaching in the academia as well as other types of activities requiring a high level of theoretical and methodological education in PSP. This programme is open to all master degree graduates or equivalent. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
4 - 8 years
English
Oct 2020
Campus
Charles University, Faculty of Social Sciences (FSS)
Prague 6, Czech Republic

Our doctoral program aims to produce experts who are able to pursue research and analytical work with creativity. It aims to expand their theoretical and methodological knowle ... +

Our doctoral program aims to produce experts who are able to pursue research and analytical work with creativity. It aims to expand their theoretical and methodological knowledge and skills and to deepen their ability to grasp scholarship and social reality with a critical mindset. Graduates will be able to use these skills to identify and analyze important social issues in their proper context, the links between the behavior of social actors and their interests, values, and strategies, and the shaping and implementation of public policy. -
PhD
Full-time
4 years
English
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
Botswana International University Of Science And Technology
Palapye, Botswana

PhD Thesis Research in Forensic Science

PhD Thesis Research in Forensic Science -
PhD
English
Sep 2020
Campus
Selinus University of Science and Literature
London, United Kingdom +1 More

The learning skills at a distance from the Faculty of Arts & Humanities are usually highly professional. The degree programs of distance learning of Selinus University in ... +

The learning skills at a distance from the Faculty of Arts & Humanities are usually highly professional. The degree programs of distance learning of Selinus University in this faculty allow access to the specialization in which the student can choose the topics of your interest in order to design a program fully adapted to his vocation. There are generally no problems for the professional practice of any of these specializations except in formal education. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
English, Italian
Online

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