PhD in Law

Doctoral studies @ Mykolas Romeris University
30 Jun Application deadline
9 Jun Start date
4 years Study duration full-time
4915€ Tuition fee for Eu citizens

Programme overview

Have you finished your master degree studies? Are you looking to become an expert in your field? Are there topics you wish to research in detail and find answers to? Do you want to find solutions to some of the problems faced in various fields of law? 

If any of the questions above raise your interest, then you’ve come to the right place. Doctoral degree in Law will help you achieve all of those goals. At MRU, we invite you to take your doctoral studies in social sciences and elevate your education to become a true master of law. Graduate from the university that is rated to be among 250 best universities worldwide in the field of law  

Conduct your studies in English, to solidify your status as an international expert of law

By choosing the topic of a future dissertation, you can examine a specific legal problem or explore a field of law from a philosophical perspective. Your dissertation preparation and research will be supervised by a scientific supervisor who is a specialist in his/her field.

At MRU, you will also find a comparatively low tuition fee, together with potential state and private scholarships available 

PhD studies and research are coordinated by the Doctoral Committee of Law. Contact Social Innovations Doctoral School that organizes the process of doctoral studies for more information. And if you’re all ready and eager, submit your application now!

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Programme structure

Doctoral studies and their duration depend on the form of studies you choose: full-time studies (4 years) or part-time studies (6 years). Persons who have independently prepared a doctoral dissertation (or monograph) and have scientific publications can obtain a doctoral degree externally (within 1 year).

In order to successfully complete doctoral studies and obtain a doctoral degree after defending a doctoral dissertation, you will need to pass the exams, publish at least two scientific articles in scientific publications, present research findings at least two international conferences, and do an internship at foreign research and study institution.


Admission Requirements

Admission rules and information about the PhD in Law can be found on the website.


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