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380034 SE Seminar in International Law for the presentation of PhD Theses proposals (2023S)

Continuous assessment of course work

Bitte senden Sie - parallal zu Ihrer Anmeldung über s:space - die Bereitschaftserklärung zur Betreuung der Doktorarbeit eines/einer Professor*in der Abteilung Völkerrecht und Internationaler Beziehungen oder verwandter Rechtsgebiete (z.B. Europarecht, Rechtsvergleichung) und den Nachweis der Absolvierung einer Vorlesung gemäß §5(2)(a) Doktoratsstudium bis zum Anmeldeschluss für dieses Seminar an martina.terp@univie.ac.at!


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


max. 20 participants
Language: German, English


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

  • Monday 05.06. 09:00 - 18:00 Seminarraum SEM33 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, 3.OG
  • Tuesday 06.06. 09:00 - 18:00 Seminarraum SEM31 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, 3.OG


Aims, contents and method of the course

This seminar is directed at doctoral candidates which are writing their doctoral thesis in international law. Only candidates with a previously obtained confirmation of willingness to supervise from one of the professors of the department of international law and international relations may enrol in the seminar. Students will have the possibility to present their dissertation topics. In the following discussion, the doctoral projects will be dicussed and assessed. Doctoral students usualls enrol in this seminar in the second semester of their doctoral studies, after completing the preparatory lecture on methods for PhD students in international law in the first semester (VO380024). For more information: https://eur-int-comp-law.univie.ac.at/en/doctoral-studies/

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 21 May 2023 (via E-Mail to martina.terp@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 shall include the following elements:

1) Title page with topic and name
2) Preliminary table of contents of the dissertation
3) Exposé (3,000-5,000 words) about the dissertation project. In particular, this should contain the research questions, description of the issue, method to be applied and current state of research on the topic.
4) Bibliography (at least 3 pages)

Examination topics

Reading list

Association in the course directory

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