Erasmus School of Law

EDLE Programme Application

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Application for programme starting October 2020

Application deadline: 1 February 2020
6-7 scholarships available!

  • One of the largest doctorate programmes in the field
  • A joint doctoral programme by four of the leading European universities: the Universities of Bologna, Hamburg, Rotterdam and Rennes 1
  • A chance to live in (at least) three different countries and work together with PhD researchers from all over the world
  • Scholarships offered by partner universities
  • Multiple doctoral degree

Admission to the programme

Diploma or a bachelor and master degree in law or economics or a relevant field, or an equivalent university degree (second cycle qualification).


Applicants will be selected on the basis of their academic merit and their capability of carrying out high-level scientific research activities in the field of the economic analysis of law, and in compliance with the regulations. Good knowledge of English is a prerequisite.

More information about the programme, the application procedure and required documents is available on