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Master thesis topics

CECS’ research focuses on the legal areas where the law meets other societal, political and cultural arenas. The centre’s research areas include Danish constitutional law, EU constitutional law og EU policies, comparative law, human rights, legal cultures, law of conflict, law and religion and several others. The centre’s research provides many opportunities for finding an interesting and relevant thesis topic.

Some suggestions for thesis topics within CECS’ research areas are:

  • Public International Law in all its aspects
  • Comparative Constitutional Law
  • State-Building and Post-Conflict Reconstruction
  • Reception and Transfer of Law and Institutions
  • Sanctions Law
  • Law of Armed Conflict, including Arms Control
  • Islamic Law
  • Legal History, especially that of International Law
  • Is there an obligation to share responsibility for refugee protection among states?
  • The future of the common borders of the EU: dismantling the Schengen system or pushing for further integration?
  • Protection of the rights of the individuals seeking admission to the EU territory and present in the EU
  • EU external relations law
  • Reception of law reform in post-conflict settings
  • The theoretical foundations of constitutionalism
  • Changing legal cultures due to for example the decline of the welfare state, the increasing role of religious law and/or globalization, neo-liberalism and neo-conservatism
  • Religion and constitutionalism
  • The protection of human rights in developing countries
  • International human rights law, fair trial, liberty and security of the person and the right to a remedy
  • Gender and legal culture
  • Chinese legal culture
  • European Law