PhD Course on Academic Legal Writing – University of Copenhagen

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PhD Course on Academic Legal Writing

The PhD School, Faculty of Law invite all PhD students to a course on

Academic Legal Writing

Course description

The course is designed for PhD students who have recently embarked upon their doctoral studies. It aims to assist PhD students in developing their academic writing skills. The course will address general issues on how to write a PhD thesis. It will also provide guidance on successfully preparing an article for publication in a peer-reviewed journal.

The course will offer presentations by distinguished academics specialized in the field of law, who will address various aspects of academic legal writing.

Course objective

The main objective of this course is to equip PhD students with the necessary academic writing skills required for producing research pieces that meet highest scholarly standards. Participants will be advised on writing skills that are of vital importance when undertaking academic research in the field of law.


PhD Course on Academic Legal Writing (pdf)

Course Information

23-24 April 2019

Venue: Room 8A.3.45, 3th floor, Faculty of Law, University of Copenhagen, Njalsgade 76, DK-2300 Copenhagen S

ECTS: 2 ECTS points for completion of one (English or Danish) track, plus 1 ECTS point for a reflection paper (optional). Students can take part in both tracks.

Course organiser:
Associate Professor Astrid Kjeldgaard-Pedersen

Maximum no. of participants: 40

Signing up

Please sign up by filling in this form
Please specify which track you wish to register for, or if you wish to register for both tracks.
no later than 2 April 2019