In allegato il programma del progetto: GRATIANUS. Is a European inter-universities programme for PHD students in Law and Religion and Canon Law
The Gratianus degree is issued by the
University Paris-Sud, in connection with universities of
various EU member States, within the ERASMUS
GRATIANUS above all aims at training young
researchers on issues related to Law and Religion. It is
in priority – but not exclusively – designed for PHD
candidates who are decided on an academic career.
The course takes place in Paris for three months
and starts each year on October 1st. It is taught by
eminent scholars in Law and Religion from various
European universities, partners of the programme, and
deal with many issues such as religion and the
workplace, religion at school, discrimination, laïcités,
EU and ECHR law.
Since the creation of this programme in 1991, over
250 students attended it, 80 are now postgraduate with a
PHD in Law and many of them still work in the
research area or have a position at university.
The main asset of Gratianus is the success in
creating a net of young and expert scholars throughout
The Paris-Sud Center of Research Droit et sociétés
religieuses is a frame for those various researches and
organizes conferences, seminars and international
meetings in connection with the works carried out
within the Gratianus Programme.
This Center welcomes PHD students and foreign
scholars and supports the enlargement and renewal of
the Canon Law as well as the Law and Religion studies.
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