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LLM/First-Year Programme

Department of Law

September 2022

All new researchers are required to attend a few introductory meetings at the beginning of the year. For further information see the Induction Programme.

Induction Programme

Last update: September 2022

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LLM/First-Year Personal Research Plan

First-year and LL.M. researchers must agree, in consultation with their supervisor (even if provisional), on a Personal Research Plan (PRP). The PRP approved by the supervisor should be sent to [email protected] by 3 October 2022 at 12:00 (noon)

Please follow the below steps:

First year PhD PRP form

Last update: July 2022

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LLM PRP form

Last update: July 2022

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December 2022 - Research Question Workshop

On 9 December 2022, LLM/First-year PhD 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 2023 - February Paper and Workshop

All LLM and First-year PhD researchers are required to submit the February paper by 12:00 (noon), on 16 February 2023.

The researchers will then discuss the February Paper and receive feedback from Max Weber Fellows and other researchers  at the Peer Feedback Workshop on 14 February 2022.

May Paper - First-year PhD researchers

All first-year PhD researchers are required to submit a May Paper by 12:00 (noon), on 3 May 2023.

May Paper Defences before a panel of three readers will take place between 29 and 31 May 2023.

LLM thesis - LLM researchers

The deadline for submission of the final version of the LLM thesis is 12:00 (noon), on 1 October 2022.

For further details, see the Researchers' Guide 2022-2023

Law Researchers' Guide 2022-2023

Last update: July 2022

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