TGCL Postgraduate Scholarship at University of Dar es Salaam School of Law in Tanzania, 2014

DAAD the German Foreign Office within the programme Aktion Afrika is funding limited number of LLM and PhD scholarship. Applications are invited especially from candidates in the East African Community (EAC) Partner States (i.e. Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda) for entry into a postgraduate study programme in law (LLM or PhD) offered by the Tanzanian-German Centre for Eastern African Legal Studies (TGCL) starting on 1 August  2014. The scholarships cover university fees, health insurance, the cost of living (including miscellaneous charges) of 2,400/3,000 EUR per annum for Tanzanians/Non-Tanzanians. Furthermore, a lump sum of 460 EUR for LLM and 920 EUR for PhD will be paid for the cost of research. Application deadline is 15 January 2014.. The TGCL postgraduate study programmes are conducted at the University Of Dar es Salaam School of Law. The LLM candidates will pursue a programme consisting of course work and a dissertation with an East African regional and comparative perspective. Students will be admitted to the LLM programme in Regional Integration and EAC Law. The LLM dissertation should focus on EAC law in relation to the student’s own national law, particularly (but not exclusively) in thematic fields related to the areas of cooperation under the EAC Treaty. PhD candidates in their theses should compare two or more national laws, which deal with thematic fields related to the areas of cooperation under the EAC Treaty.. This scholarship is for pursuing LLM or PhD at University of Dar es Sa laam School of Law.
The research areas of this scholarship are: Not provided
Who can apply to this scholarship?
· The requirements for admission to the LLM and PhD programmes are for the LLM programme a Bachelor’s degree in law (LLB) with a minimum GPA of 3.0 or its equivalent from a recognized institution of higher legal education, and for the PhD programme an excellent LLM degree from a recognized institution.
Benefits of the scholarship: The scholarships cover university fees, health insurance, the cost of living (including miscellaneous charges) of 2,400/3,000 EUR per annum for Tanzanians/Non-Tanzanians. Furthermore, a lump sum of 460 EUR for LLM and 920 EUR for PhD will be paid for the cost of research.
More information about the fellowship:
Duration: The LLM scholarship covers a period of one year, and the PhD scholarship a period of three years.
Number of scholarships: Not provided

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