Jean Monnet PhD Summer School on Security and Justice

Deadline: 1 May 2016
Open to: students of any discipline writing or planning to write a PhD thesis on any topic related to justice and security; the number of participants is limited to 20
Venue: 20-26 June at the University of Dundee in Scotland, United Kingdom


The Jean Monnet Summer School is organised with the support of the Lifelong Learning Programme (LLP) of the European Union. It offers an intensive, interactive and interdisciplinary approach to the study of the complex issues of security and justice in Europe, with a specific emphasis on the Area of Freedom, Security and Justice and the Common Foreign and Security Policy as well as the impact of these policies on fundamental rights and liberties. It examines the latest empirical developments and theoretical approaches, in addition to featuring research methods and general doctoral training sessions.

  • All participants will present their research project and will receive constructive feedback on it. They will also be encouraged to contribute to the two main publications related to the Summer School on the basis of their research project;
  • Successful participation in the Summer School will receive a certificate and will be fully accredited (10 ECTS).


Applicant should be:

  • Working on or or planning to write a PhD thesis/ research project on any topic related to justice and security in Europe;
  • Registered on a PhD programme or aspire to be registered on a PhD programme in the near future;
  • Proficient in English.


The following will be offered free of charge to all participants:

  • All tuition;
  • Lunches and refreshments;
  • Accommodation in self-catering student flats on campus;

Participants need to cover the travel expenses on their own.

How to apply?

In order to apply, please download & fill in the application form electronically and email it back to Dr Sarah Léonard ( together with your Curriculum vitae by the latest 1 May 2016.

The number of participants is limited to 20.

For further information, please visit the official website.

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