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Faculty of Law Chair Dell'Erba


General Information

Before contacting Professor Dell'Erba, please ensure that you have carefully read through the general information on the doctorate programme provided by the Faculty of Law. You will find the above mentioned information under the following section of the homepage of the University of Zurich: 

Summa cum laude or magna cum laude in the Master's degree are prerequisites to be accepted by Prof. Dell'Erba. Furthermore, students who studied abroad are required to submit two recommendation letters of Professors  who supervised and / or taught them and can comment on their ability and potential to carry out the writing of a PhD thesis.

Once you have familiarised yourself with the prerequisites, please send us an email. The email must contain the following information:

- a project description of 1-2 A4 pages

- your transcript of records and proof of graduation

- your CV.

- two recommendation letters from former professors for graduates from a foreign university.


After reviewing your submitted documents, you may be invited to an interview. Based on the interview and the documentation, Prof. Dr. Dell'Erba will make a preliminary decision on supervising your project.