As a PhD student you will have the following tasks: the design and execution of research, project-related training, and limited teaching duties. We expect you to present your research results in renowned scientific journals and at international conferences. The research should lead to a PhD thesis. You must have completed a Social Science Master’s programme, for example Sociology of Law, Sociology, Economics, Human Geography, Political Science or Public Administration. You must have a strong background in both qualitative and quantitative research methods, and basic skills in legal analysis. You should have knowledge of the cultural aspects of EU implementation, or be willing to develop this knowledge. You should be able to work both independently and as member of an interdisciplinary research team.