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EU code
16.9 - Others in Other Areas of Study
3 - PhD
University of Leuven, Belgium
Interdisciplinary: International Law, International Relations, International Political Economy
PhD position at the Leuven Centre for Global Governance Studies
Language requirements
Good knowledge of English.
Academic requirements
Applicants must hold an academic Master's degree in a relevant field.
Max available positions
Since June 2013, the Leuven Centre for Global Governance Studies has been coordinating a large-scale, interdisciplinary FP7 project on ‘Fostering Human Rights Among European (External and Internal) Policies’ (FRAME), in collaboration with a Consortium of 19 academic partners from around the world (see Drawing on its aim to cast European Human Rights Policies from a comprehensive, multi-actor and global perspective, this EMINTE/FRAME cooperation is aimed at (i) analyzing the ongoing negotiations for an EU-India Free trade Agreement; (ii) assessing the human rights situation and related debates in India; (iii) scrutinizing the EU’s bilateral relations and partnership with India, thereby specifically focusing on the trade- and development dimension; and (iv) mapping the human rights dimension of the EU’s migration policies and its implications for the protection and promotion of human rights in India.
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36 months between Jul 15 2014 and Jul 14 2017
Contact person
Dr. Axel Marx (
Additional information
The EMINTE scholarship is provided for 36 months, which can be extended by the department up to a total maximum of 48 months, the maximum time to finish the PhD studies.