Thesis topic proposal
Human rights as legal and policy instruments in the European Union


Institute: University of Debrecen
Géza Marton Doctoral School of Legal Sciences

Thesis supervisor: Márton Varju
Location of studies: ÁJK A/214/B. szoba
Abbreviation of location of studies: A/214

Description of the research topic:

The research theme covers the multifaceted use of human rights in the EU polity and invites proposals from candidates concerning (a) the conventional and unconventional uses of human rights by EU courts, (b) the human rights boundaries of EU governance and regulation or (c) the protection of human rights as an internal and external policy objective for the EU. Candidates are expected to develop an institutional and/or normative analytical framework for their selected area and to pursue research to identify and discuss the legal, constitutional, political and/or regulatory/governance rationales of legal and/or institutional developments. Both doctrinal and interdisciplinary (e.g. law and politics, law and governance) research approaches are welcome.

Required language skills: English (angol)
Number of students who can be accepted: 2

Deadline for application: 2016-12-31

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