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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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Pontificia Universidad Javeriana
2019-03-09
Colombia, Bogotá + 1 More
Université de Montréal Law Faculty
2019-01-17
Canada, Montreal
Universidade Católica Portuguesa - Porto Campus Law School
2018-12-23
Portugal, Porto

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