All new researchers are required to attend a few introductory meetings at the beginning of the year. For further information see the Induction Programme.
December 2020 - Research Question Workshop
On 10 December 2020, LL.M/First-year Ph.D. researchers will participate in a mandatory one-day workshop where they will be divided into groups and present their proposed research question to receive feedback from professors, Max Weber Fellows and other researchers.
February 2021- February Paper and Workshop
All LL.M. and First-year Ph.D. researchers are required to submit the February paper by 12:00 (noon), on 4 February 2021.
The researchers will then discuss the February Paper at the Peer Feedback Workshop on 15 February 2021.
First-year Ph.D. researchers
All first-year Ph.D. researchers are required to submit a May Paper by 12:00 (noon), on 5 May 2021.
May Paper Defences before a panel of three readers will take place between 26 and 28 May 2021.
The deadline for submission of the final version of the LL.M. thesis is 12:00 (noon), on 1 October 2021.
For further details, see the Researchers' Guide 2020-2021