ILS Law College Campus, Pune 411 004

Admission to Ph.D. Programme in
Human Rights, Law & Policy regarding Health (including Mental Health) of 
the VU University Amsterdam, Netherlands

The Indian Law Society, Pune, India and the VU University Amsterdam, Netherlands – as partner institutions are jointly inviting applications for admission to the Ph.D. programme in the field of Human Rights, Law, and Policy: Health (Including Mental Health) of the VU University, Amsterdam from Indian students (i.e. a student who is a citizen of India and resides in India at the time of application) who have completed a Master’s degree in the disciplines of either Health or Law or Social Sciences from a recognized university.

In addition to the above mentioned field, we are also inviting proposals on

  1. Child Marriage and its impact on Mental Health of a girl child
  2. Domestic Violence and its impact on mental health of women and children
  3. Child Sexual Abuse and its impact on mental health of children

The Regulations for the Ph.D. and application form are available at

Applications may be submitted up until midnight on the 30th May 2014.

Shortlisted students will be called for a personal interview at the Indian Law Society, Pune. The exact date and timing will be communicated later. Students called for the interview will have to bear the travel costs on their own.