Brexit Institute News

PhD Opportunities In EU Law & Brexit At DCU

Two PhD opportunities have become available for prospective students who are looking at undertaking research in Politics, International Relations, European Law and impacts of Brexit. Further details are as follows:

  1. The DCU School of Law & Government has recently advertised 4 PhD scholarships on any project in Politics, International Relations, Law and European Law. Successful applicants will receive a 4 year tax-free scholarship of €16,400 per annum (with fee waiver).  Please note the Deadline is on 31 March 2022 and applications (including a CV, and research proposal), must be addressed to the director of the PhD program, Dr. Alex Baturo at
  2. The DCU Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences has recently advertised 4 interdisciplinary PhD scholarship on the topic of “Conflict”, including specifically 1 scholarship for a project on “Brexit’s implications for contested geographical territories with a history of conflict: Northern Ireland, Gibraltar and Cyprus“, which will be co-supervised by myself and Gerry O’Reilly (Associate Professor in the DCU School of History & Geography). Successful applicants in this case will also receive a 4 year tax-free scholarship of €16,400 per annum (with fee waiver). Please note the Deadline is on 19 April 2022 and applications (including a CV, motivation letter and research proposal), must be addressed directly to the Brexit Institute account at

We welcome expression of interest from candidates willing to undertake doctoral research on EU law & integration (including, for example, in the field of post-pandemic economic governance, rule of law and fundamental rights, or institutional affairs and defense cooperation) or on Brexit & conflict.

Successful candidates will be closely embedded in the Brexit Institute and its multiple European research & policy projects, which provide a uniquely dynamic and stimulating environment to advance scholarship on the future of Europe.

If prospective applicants would like to discuss ideas about a research proposal with Prof. Federico Fabbrini, please contact him at

Do please share the news, and direct anybody who may be interested to get in touch for more information.