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380034 SE Seminar in International Law for the presentation of PhD Theses proposals (2020S)

Continuous assessment of course work

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Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).

Details

max. 25 participants
Language: German, English

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Attendance is required for the entire duration of the seminar (and not only for one's own presentation). It is only possible to be absent from parts of the seminar upon prior consultation.

Wednesday 11.03. 13:00 - 15:00 Seminarraum SEM52 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum 5.OG (Kickoff Class)
Friday 19.06. 09:00 - 18:00 Seminarraum SEM43 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, 4.OG

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

This seminar is directed at doctoral candidates which are writing their doctoral thesis in international law. Students should have the possibility to present their dissertation topics. In the following discussion, the doctoral projects will be dicussed and assessed.

Assessment and permitted materials

Evaluation of the doctoral project and participation in the classroom discussions. Written Outlines (3.000-5.000 words) need to be handed in until 24 May 2020 (via E-Mail to martina.mittermayer@univie.ac.at).
Oral presentation of the doctoral project (20 minutes) and subsequent discussion. Acceptance of supervision depends on the quality of the presentations.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

The research proposal should include the following elements:

1) title page with topic, name and academic degree of the author, home university;
2) table of contents;
3) a written outline (3,000-5,000 words) of the research project: It must in particular contain the research question, the methodology to be applied, and the current state of scientific research on the topic;
4) bibliography (at least 3 pages);
5) a copy of your Masters degree in law (or equivalent).
In view of the large number of applications only research projects which are particularly well elaborated and researched have the chance of a positive evaluation.

Examination topics

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