PhD Positions Available at Institute for Information Law (IViR), University of Amsterdam

University of Amsterdam’s Faculty of Law has posted an invitation for applications for PhD projects to be carried out at its centres of excellence.

Candidates with an interest in information law are invited to consult the Institute for Information Law’s Research Program before applying. Only proposals that fit into one of the research themes identified in the Research Program will be considered.

Applicants should follow the application procedure mentioned in the announcement on the Faculty of Law’s website. Please note that the application deadline has been extended to March 1, 2013.

The Institute for Information Law (IViR), established in 1989, is one of the largest research centers in the field of information law in the world. The Institute employs over 30 researchers who are active in an entire spectrum of information society related legal areas: intellectual property law, telecommunications and broadcasting regulation, media law, Internet regulation, open content, advertising law, domain names, freedom of expression, privacy, digital consumer issues, commercial speech, et cetera.

The institute’s mission is to further the development of information law into a balanced framework that accommodates the needs and interests of the information society. The Institute engages in cutting-edge research into fundamental and topical aspects of information law, and provides a forum for critical debate about the social, cultural and political aspects of regulating information markets.

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