INVITATION FOR APPLICATIONS FOR ADMISSION TO LLM AND PHD PROGRAMMES 2014/2015 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 post-‐ graduate 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 TGCL has been established at the University of Dar es Salaam School of Law in co-‐ operation with the University of Bayreuth. Its programmes are funded by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and the German Foreign Office within the programme “Establishment of Centres of Excellence for Teaching and Research to Train Future Lead-‐ ers in Sub-‐Saharan Africa”.
TGCL Tanzanian-‐German Centre for Eastern African Legal Studies University of Dar es Salaam School of Law in cooperation with the University of Bayreuth www.tgcl.uni-‐bayreuth.de
1. Curriculum The TGCL postgraduate study programmes are conducted at the University of Dar es Sa-‐ laam 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. Stu-‐ dents 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. Further details on the thematic areas of the curriculum and the research will be published online at www.tgcl.uni-‐bayreuth.de. Seminars and workshops on research methodology and professional leadership skills will be offered, accompanied by an introduction to German Law and the Law of the European Union, and a German language course. The LLM programme requires one year of full-‐time attendance. The PhD programme takes three years of full time attendance.
Contact in Tanzania TGCL Coordinator Dr Kennedy Gastorn University of Dar es Salaam School of Law P.O. Box 35093, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania phone: +255 22 2410-‐102 fax: +255 22 2410-‐103 [email protected]
2. Regulations and Examination
Contact in Germany
The “General Regulations and Guidelines for Postgraduate Study Programmes” of the University of Dar es Salaam (Directorate of Postgraduate Studies) and those of the Univer-‐ sity of Dar es Salaam School of Law for such programmes constitute the legal framework for the programme.
TGCL Manager University of Bayreuth Johannes Döveling, LLM GSP Building 95440 Bayreuth, Germany phone: +49 921 55-‐5163 fax: +49 921 55-‐5162 tgcl-‐[email protected]
3. Admission Requirements The requirements for admission to the LLM and PhD programmes are for the LLM pro-‐ gramme a Bachelor’s degree in law (LLB) with a minimum GPA of 3.0 or its equivalent from a recognised institution of higher legal education, and for the PhD programme an excellent LLM degree from a recognised institution.
4. Scholarships A limited number