European Doctorate in Law and Economics (EDLE) - scholarships available

The European Doctorate in Law & Economics (EDLE) is one of the largest doctorate programmes in the field. It is a joint doctoral (stipend-based) programme by four of the leading European universities: the Universities of Bologna, Haifa, Hamburg and Rotterdam. 

The EDLE is a full-time doctoral programme with mandatory mobility periods at the partner universities of Bologna, Hamburg and Rotterdam.

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.

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

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Program Duration

36 Months

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Phd programs

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Full Time


Regular fees: 3600 EUR


The annual tuition fees are EURO 3600, which cover teaching and supervision. Tuition fees are included in the EDLE scholarships.

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6-7 scholarships available


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