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LLM/First-Year Programme

Department of Law

September 2021

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
  • Updated on: August 2021
  • (3134 KB - pdf)

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 1 October 2021 at 12:00 (noon)

Please follow the below steps:

  • First year PhD PRP form
  • Updated on: August 2021
  • (1822 KB - word)
  • LLM PRP form
  • Updated on: August 2021
  • (1798 KB - word)

December 2021 - Research Question Workshop

On 10 December 2021, 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 2022 - February Paper and Workshop

All LLM and First-year PhD researchers are required to submit the February paper by 12:00 (noon), on 3 February 2022.

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 4 May 2022.

May Paper Defences before a panel of three readers will take place between 23 and 25 May 2022.

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 2021-2022

  • Law Researchers' Guide 2021-2022
  • Updated on: August 2021
  • English (16035 KB - pdf)

Page last updated on 30/08/2021

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