PhD in Human Security and Global Law Program By Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona |Top Universities
  • QS World University Rankings
    =209
  • Degree PhD
  • Study Level PHD
  • Study Mode On Campus
  • Course Intensity Full Time
  • Subject Public Policy
  • Fees(EUR) 1620-
  • Scholarships Yes

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Public law has moved beyond the traditional confines of the state and Europe, evolving into a hegemonic global public law, both from an economic perspective and one of social protection. This global public law cannot be interpreted merely as a neo-liberal economic regulation of free trade since, thanks to social movements, there is also increasingly widespread recognition of social, employment, cultural, educational and other rights. This regulatory field is our object of study, as global law. The leitmotif of our lines of research is the achievement of more human security through integral security and global law. Certainly, the new risk society includes this new conception of security: protection in all areas where a risk or hazard to citizens is detected. The United Nations concept “Human Security” is giving a more complete meaning in advanced societies to the flood of new rights and values that are taking hold globally and changing the role of the State. This new State is a regulatory one that shares protagonism with community organisations and in which the responsibility for protection against risk is also shouldered by businesses, which are expected to take an active role in prevention.

About University

Founded in 1968, the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) is known for its excellence in research and quality in teaching, and is a reference centre in Spain and the European Union.

The UAB is a leading public university with a strong international vocation, highly committed to promoting mobility, collaboration and the capture of talent.

Academic teaching at the UAB is characterised by its multidisciplinarity and is closely linked to many research activities. The UAB pioneers the implementation of several action plans focused on increasing sustainability and environment-friendly measures on campus. 

The UAB offers top level academic programmes in all areas of knowledge, with almost 100 Bachelor's Degrees, over 500 Official and Master's Degrees and Graduate Diplomas and almost 70 PhD programmes.

In 2016, the UAB Barcelona Summer School was created. It offers a wide array of subjects in several fields and takes place from the end of June to the beginning of August. Most of the courses are taught in English, with an option to learn and improve your Spanish as a Foreign Language. Depending on the regulations of each home university, especially if there is a mobility agreement with the UAB, students will be able to transfer the credits earned during their stay to their current degree.


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