European Doctorate in Law and Economics

Application for programme starting October 2023

Application deadline: 1st February 2023

5-6 scholarships available

  • one of the largest doctorate programmes in the field
  • a joint doctoral programme by four of the leading European universities: the Universities of Bologna, Hamburg, Rotterdam and Rennes 1
  • a chance to live in (at least) three different countries and to be supervised by experts in the field of Law and Economics
  • scholarships offered by partner universities
  • multiple doctoral degrees 

Admission to the programme:

Diploma or a bachelor and master degree in law or economics or a relevant field, or an equivalent university degree (second cycle qualification). 


Applicants will be selected on the basis of their academic merit and their capability of carrying out high-level scientific research activities in the field of the economic analysis of law, and in compliance with the regulations. Good knowledge of English is a prerequisite.

More information about the programme, the application procedure and required documents is available at

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