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The Faculty of Law of the National University of Singapore (NUS Law) is one of the premier places for legal research in Asia. It has an active research culture with seven research centres, an intense and diverse array of research events and seminars, and large numbers of eminent researchers visiting it from around the world.

In 2020, it was ranked the top Law School for research in Asia by the QS and Times Higher Education rankings.

NUS Law  is offering up to four fully funded places for its PhD programme starting August 2022. Successful applicants will receive (i) a monthly stipend of between S$2,200 and S$2,800 per month, and (ii) a full tuition fee subsidy for a maximum of four years. PhD students who successfully pass the upgrade processes will receive an additional monthly stipend of up to S$500 per month.

They will also provide, in addition, funding for research expenses and conferences up to a maximum of S$8,000 during the period of the programme.

Outstanding applicants in any field of law are strongly encouraged to apply. Prospective applicants are strongly encouraged to consult the Faculty Research Interests webpage which may be found here.

The closing date for all applications is 15 November 2021. Application instructions and requirements can be found here

For enquiries about the positions, please e-mail

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