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Exchange Programmes for Lawyers

Follows is a list of institutions with which the Law Department currently has exchange agreements.

For more specific details, please read carefully the information underlying each entry. Should you have any queries, contact Zeineb Mazouz in Academic Service.

Submit your application by:

  • Departmental deadline: 24 November 2021
  • Institutional deadline: 12 January 2022

 

CIVICA: 

If you are interested in undertaking an exchange with a university member of the CIVICA consortium, please first contact Zeineb Mazouz before submitting your application to the Department.

Please note that CIVICA offers online seminars, courses and trainings to all Early Stage Researchers that can be found on its ESRs Course Catalogue.

 

 

Programme: Erasmus+ Traineeship

Up to two Law researchers can undertake a traineeship at the Fundamental Rights Agency in Vienna (Austria) for one term per annum. 

EUI researchers in the second or third year of the doctoral programme are eligible to participate, subject to the support of their faculty supervisor and departmental recommendation.           

Funding:             

An Erasmus+ Traineeship Grant 

Application Procedure:   

The application procedure for this traineeship is divided into two separate and distinct phases.

Phase 1 - Application to the Law Department and the EUI

Researchers should submit their application to the Law Department by 24 November 2021.

The application should include: 

  • Letter of support from the faculty supervisor  
  • Curriculum Vitae 
  • Two to three page statement of intent which should be in link with the fields of interest to the Fundamental Rights Agency's activity, as well as indicating your preferred period and length of stay  

The Department will review all applications in its December departmental meeting and approved applications will then be sent to the Academic Service by the Institutional deadline of 12 January 2022.

All applications to participate on exchange programmes from all departments will then be reviewed by the Entrance Board in January. Reseachers will be informed of the institute's decision accordingly.

Phase 2 - Application to London School of Economics and Political Science, Department of Law

Successful applicants will then be nominated by the International Mobility Officer to the Fundamental Rights Agency who will then communicate on the application procedure. Please note that acceptance by FRA is not automatic as the applicant's research theme should correspond to FRA's ongoing activities and interests. 

For further information,  contact Zeineb Mazouz, Academic Service (ext. 2216). 

             

Programme: SWISS EUROPEAN MOBILITY PROGRAMME

Up to two Law researchers may attend the University of Fribourg, Faculty of Law for one term per annum. 

EUI researchers in the second or third year of the doctoral programme are eligible to participate in the exchange, subject to the support of their faculty supervisor and departmental recommendation.           

Funding:             

Exempt from the payment of Tuition/fees

A Swiss European Mobility grant.

Application Procedure:   

The application procedure for the exchange programmes is divided into two separate and distinct phases.

Phase 1 - Application to the Law Department and the EUI

Researchers should submit their application to the Law Department by 24 November 2021.

The application should include: 

  • Letter of support from the faculty supervisor  
  • Curriculum Vitae 
  • Two to three page statement of intent ("work plan") summarizing proposed activity and indicating preferred period and length of stay  

The Department will review all applications in its December departmental meeting and approved applications will then be sent to the Academic Service by the Institutional deadline of 12 January 2022.

All applications to participate on exchange programmes from all departments will then be reviewed by the Entrance Board during January. Reseachers will be informed of the institute's decision accordingly.

Phase 2 - Application to the University of Fribourg, Faculty of Law

Successful applicants are nominated to the University of Fribourg, Faculty of Law, and will then have to apply accordingly. Applications should be submitted by maximum May 31st.

For further information,  contact Zeineb Mazouz, Academic Service (ext. 2216). 

Programme: Bilateral exchange agreement between EUI, Law Department and Columbia Law School

Up to two LAW researchers per academic year.  

EUI researchers in the second or third year of the doctoral programme are eligible to participate in the exchange, subject to the support of their faculty supervisor and departmental recommendation.           

Duration is normally 4 months

Funding:             

Exempt from the payment of Tuition/fees to Columbia University,

 One place is funded by the EUI Law Department, a €4000 lump sum towards defraying living costs        

Application Procedure:   

The application procedure for the exchange programmes is divided into two separate and distinct phases.

Phase 1 - Application to the Law Department and the EUI

Researchers should submit their application to the Law Department by 24 November 2021

The application should include: 

  • Letter of support from the faculty supervisor  
  • Curriculum Vitae 
  • Two to three page statement of intent ("work plan") summarizing proposed activity and indicating preferred period and length of stay  

The Department will review all applications in its December departmental meeting and approved applications will then be sent to the Academic Service by the Institutional deadline of 12 January 2022.

All applications from all departments will then be reviewed by the Entrance Board at the end of January. Reseachers will be informed of the institute's decision during the following week.

Phase 2 - Application to Columbia Law School

Successful applicants then have to apply to Columbia Law School. Relevant information and forms will be provided on due time by the International Mobility Officer. 

CLS has two submission deadlines:

  • For the Fall semester: 1 April
  • For the Spring semester: 1 October 

The host faculty will normally decide on the admission of EUI candidates for the:

  • Fall term in May

and for the:

  • Spring term in November

For further information contact Zeineb Mazouz, Academic Service (ext. 2216)          

             

Programme: European Law School Network (ELSN)

 

The European University Institute is a member of the European Law School Network formed by the Humboldt University (Berlin), King’s College (London), University Paris 2- Panthéon Assas (Paris), Sapienza University (Rome), and the University of Amsterdam (Amsterdam).

The EUI researchers  from the Law department in their second or third year are eligible to participate in the exchange with one of the above-mentioned universities, in agreement with their Supervisor and approval of their Department and the Entrance Board. 

Please note that for acceptance, the receiving institution will apply its own selection criteria.

Duration is normally for one term.

Funding:

Exempt from the payment of Tuition/fees

 

Application Procedure:   

The application procedure for the exchange programmes is divided into two separate and distinct phases.

Phase 1 - Application to the Law Department and the EUI

Researchers should submit their application to the Law Department by 24 November 2021.

The application should include: 

  • Letter of support from the faculty supervisor  
  • Curriculum Vitae 
  • Two to three page statement of intent ("work plan") summarizing proposed activity and indicating preferred period and length of stay  

The Department will review all applications in its December departmental meeting and approved applications will then be sent to the Academic Service by the Institutional deadline of 12 January 2022.

All applications from all departments will then be reviewed by the Entrance Board at the end of January. Reseachers will be informed of the institute's decision during the following week.

Phase 2 - Application to one of the universities of the ELSN

Successful applicants then have to apply to the selected university. Deadlines and procedures may vary from an institution to anther and all relevant information and forms will be provided on due time by the International Mobility Officer.  

 

For further information contact Zeineb Mazouz, Academic Service (ext. 2216)          

Programme: Bilateral exchange agreement between EUI, Law Department and Fordham University School of Law

Up to two LAW researchers per academic year.  

EUI researchers in the second or third year of the doctoral programme are eligible to participate in the exchange, subject to the support of their faculty supervisor and departmental recommendation.           

Duration is normally 4 months

Funding:             

Exempt from the payment of Tuition/fees to Fordham University School of Law

 

Application Procedure:   

The application procedure for the exchange programmes is divided into two separate and distinct phases.

Phase 1 - Application to the Law Department and the EUI

Researchers should submit their application to the Law Department by 24 November 2021.

The application should include: 

  • Letter of support from the faculty supervisor  
  • Curriculum Vitae 
  • Two to three page statement of intent ("work plan") summarizing proposed activity and indicating preferred period and length of stay  

The Department will review all applications in its December departmental meeting and approved applications will then be sent to the Academic Service by the Institutional deadline of 12 January 2022.

All applications from all departments will then be reviewed by the Entrance Board at the end of January. Reseachers will be informed of the institute's decision during the following week.

Phase 2 - Application to Fordham University School of Law

Successful applicants then have to apply to Fordham University School of Law. The School does not have any specific deadline although applications should be submitted well in advance of the intended stay.

For further information contact Zeineb Mazouz, Academic Service (ext. 2216)          

             

Programme: Erasmus+

Up to two Law researchers may attend the London School of Economics and Political Science, Department of Law for one term per annum. 

EUI researchers in the second or third year of the doctoral programme are eligible to participate in the exchange, subject to the support of their faculty supervisor and departmental recommendation.           

Funding:             

Exempt from the payment of Tuition/fees

IMPORTANT: FOLLOWING THE BREXIT, THE ERASMUS+ PROGRAMME WILL NO LONGER FUND EXCHANGES WITH UNIVERSITIES IN THE UNITED-KINGDOM. THE EXCHANGE AS SUCH WILL HOWEVER TAKE PLACE UNDER THE ERAMSUS+ AGREEMENT AND THE RELATED ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURE WILL REMAIN UNCHANGED.

Application Procedure:   

The application procedure for the exchange programmes is divided into two separate and distinct phases.

Phase 1 - Application to the Law Department and the EUI

Researchers should submit their application to the Law Department by 24 November 2021.

The application should include: 

  • Letter of support from the faculty supervisor  
  • Curriculum Vitae 
  • Two to three page statement of intent ("work plan") summarizing proposed activity and indicating preferred period and length of stay  

The Department will review all applications in its December departmental meeting and approved applications will then be sent to the Academic Service by the Institutional deadline of 12 January 2022.

All applications to participate on exchange programmes from all departments will then be reviewed by the Entrance Board during January. Reseachers will be informed of the institute's decision accordingly.

Phase 2 - Application to London School of Economics and Political Science, Department of Law

Successful applicants then have to apply to London School of Economics and Political Science, Department of Law. There are no deadlines as such but all applications should be submitted in a reasonable time frame.

For further information,  contact Zeineb Mazouz, Academic Service (ext. 2216). 

             

Programme: EUI / US Exchange Programme        

Either one or two EUI law researchers (decided on a year to year basis) may attend New York University (NYU) School of Law per academic year. Researchers benefit from a non-degree visiting student status.     

EUI researchers in the second or third year of the doctoral programme are eligible to participate in the exchange, subject to the support of their faculty supervisor and departmental recommendation.           

Duration is normally 4 months (Sept. to Dec. - Fall; or mid-Jan. to mid-May - Spring; or end-May to mid-August, Summer).

Funding:             

Exempt from the payment of Tuition/fees to NYU              

€4000 (lump sum) contributed by EUI towards defraying living costs

 

Application Procedure:   

The application procedure for the exchange programmes is divided into two separate and distinct phases.

Phase 1 - Application to the Law Department and the EUI 

Researchers should submit their application to the Law Department by 24 November 2021.

The application should include: 

  • Letter of support from the faculty supervisor  
  • Curriculum Vitae 
  • Two to three page statement of intent ("work plan") summarizing proposed activity and indicating preferred period and length of stay  

The Department will review all applications in its December departmental meeting and approved applications will then be sent to the Academic Service by the Institutional deadline of 12 January 2022.

All applications from all departments will then be reviewed by the Entrance Board during January. Reseachers will be informed of the institute's decision accordingly.

Phase 2 - Application to NYU, School of Law

Successful applicants then have to apply to NYU, School of Law. The relevant forms are available from Academic Service. 

NYU, School of Law has two submission deadlines:

  • For the Fall semester: 1 April
  • For the Spring semester: 1 October

The host faculty will normally decide on the admission of EUI candidates:

  • For the Fall term in May
  • For the Spring term in November  

 Further information from Zeineb Mazouz, Academic Service (ext. 2216)          

             

Programme: EUI / US Exchange Programme        

Up to four EUI researchers (usually one researcher per department) may attend University of California at Berkeley (UCB) per academic year. Researchers benefit from a non-degree visiting student status.     

EUI researchers in the second or third year of the doctoral programme are eligible to participate in the exchange, subject to the support of their faculty supervisor and departmental recommendation.           

Duration is normally 4 months:

  • Fall: September to December
  • Spring: mid-January to mid-May 
  • Summer: end-May to mid-August

Funding:             

Exempt from the payment of Tuition/fees to UCB   (N.B. this does not include campus fees, registration fee per term, application fees and possibly insurance)           

€4000 (lump sum) contributed by EUI towards defraying living costs

 

Application Procedure:   

The application procedure for the exchange programmes is divided into two separate and distinct phases.

Phase 1 - Application to the Law Department and the EUI

Researchers should submit their application to the Law Department by 24 November 2021.

  • The application should include: 
  • Letter of support from the faculty supervisor  
  • Curriculum Vitae 

Two to three page statement of intent ("work plan") summarizing proposed activity and indicating preferred period and length of stay  

The Department will review all applications in its December departmental meeting and approved applications will then be sent to the Academic Service by the Institutional deadline of 12 January 2022.

All applications from all departments will then be reviewed by the Entrance Board during January. Reseachers will be informed of the institute's decision accordingly.

 

Phase 2 - Application to UCB, School of Law

Successful applicants then have to apply to UCB, School of Law The relevant forms are available from Academic Service. 

UCB School of Law has two submission deadlines:

  • For the Fall semester: 1 March
  • For the Spring semester: 1 September 

Further information from Zeineb Mazouz, Academic Service (ext. 2216)          

             

Programme: Bilateral exchange agreement between EUI, Law Department and the University of Michigan Law School

Up to two LAW researchers per academic year.  

EUI researchers in the second or third year of the doctoral programme are eligible to participate in the exchange, subject to the support of their faculty supervisor and departmental recommendation.           

Duration is normally 4 months

Funding:             

Exempt from the payment of Tuition/fees to University of Michigan Law School.

One place is funded by the EUI Law Department, a €4000 lump sum towards defraying living costs            

Application Procedure:   

The application procedure for the exchange programmes is divided into two separate and distinct phases.

Phase 1 - Application to the Law Department and the EUI

Researchers should submit their application to the Law Department by 24 November 2021.

The application should include: 

  • Letter of support from the faculty supervisor  
  • Curriculum Vitae 
  • Two to three page statement of intent ("work plan") summarizing proposed activity and indicating preferred period and length of stay  

The Department will review all applications in its December departmental meeting and approved applications will then be sent to the Academic Service by the Institutional deadline of 12 January 2022.

All applications from all departments will then be reviewed by the Entrance Board at the end of January. Reseachers will be informed of the institute's decision during the following week.

Phase 2 - Application to the University of Michigan Law School

Successful applicants then have to apply to the University of Michigan Law School. The relevant forms are available from Academic Service.

The University of Michigan has two submission deadlines: 

Semester

Fall

Spring

Submission Deadline   

 19th February

15th June (TBC)   

 

The host faculty will normally decide on the admission of EUI candidates:

  • For the Fall term in April
  • For the Spring term in August

For further information contact Zeineb Mazouz, Academic Service (ext. 2216)          

             

Programme: Bilateral exchange agreement between EUI, Law Department and the University of Texas at Austin, School of Law

Up to two LAW researchers per academic year.  

EUI researchers in the second or third year of the doctoral programme are eligible to participate in the exchange, subject to the support of their faculty supervisor and departmental recommendation.           

Duration is normally 4 months

Funding:             

Exempt from the payment of Tuition/fees to the University of Texas at Austin, School of Law

   

Application Procedure:   

The application procedure for the exchange programmes is divided into two separate and distinct phases.

Phase 1 - Application to the Law Department and the EUI

Researchers should submit their application to the Law Department by 24 November 2021.

The application should include: 

  • Letter of support from the faculty supervisor  
  • Curriculum Vitae 
  • Two to three page statement of intent ("work plan") summarizing proposed activity and indicating preferred period and length of stay  

The Department will review all applications in its December departmental meeting and approved applications will then be sent to the Academic Service by the Institutional deadline of 12 January 2022.

All applications from all departments will then be reviewed by the Entrance Board at the end of January. Reseachers will be informed of the institute's decision during the following week.

Phase 2 - Application to Fordham University School of Law

Successful applicants then have to apply to the University of Texas at Austin, School of Law. The School does not have any specific deadline although applications should be submitted well in advance of the intended stay.

For further information contact Zeineb Mazouz, Academic Service (ext. 2216)          

             

Programme: EUI / US Exchange Programme        

Up to four EUI researchers (usually one researcher per department) may attend University of Wisconsin at Madison (UWM) per academic year. 

Researchers benefit from a non-degree visiting student status.     

EUI researchers in the second or third year of the doctoral programme are eligible to participate in the exchange, subject to the support of their faculty supervisor and departmental recommendation.           

Duration is normally 4 months:

  • Fall: September to December
  • Spring: mid-January to mid-May 
  • Summer: end-May to mid-August

Funding:             

Exempt from the payment of Tuition/fees to UWM              

€4000 (lump sum) contributed by EUI towards defraying living costs

 

Application Procedure:   

The application procedure for the exchange programmes is divided into two separate and distinct phases.

Phase 1 - Application to the Law Department and the EUI 

Researchers should submit their application to the Law Department by 24 November 2021.

The application should include: 

  • Letter of support from the faculty supervisor  
  • Curriculum Vitae 
  • Two to three page statement of intent ("work plan") summarizing proposed activity and indicating preferred period and length of stay  

The Department will review all applications in its December departmental meeting and approved applications will then be sent to the Academic Service by the Institutional deadline of 12 January 2022.

All applications from all departments will then be reviewed by the Entrance Board during January. Reseachers will be informed of the institute's decision accordingly.

Phase 2 - Application to UWM

Successful applicants then have to apply to UWM. UWM does not have any specific deadline although applications should be submitted in the semester prior to the intended stay. All relevant information and forms will be provided on due time by the International Mobility Officer.

For further information contact Zeineb Mazouz, Academic Service (ext. 2216)          

             

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