Disability Law & Policy (PhD, full-time and part-time)

College of Business, Public Policy, & Law,
School of Law

Course overview

The Centre for Disability Law & Policy specialises in international & comparative disability law and public policy.  It has a particular interest in the activities of the United Nations & disability, the European Union & disability, the Council of Europe & disability.  It also has a special interest in certain themes including development aid & disability, eAccessibility, independent living & de-instutionalisation, non-discrimination law & disability, Irish disability law reform.

Programmes available

PhD (Disability Law & Policy ), full-time
PhD (Disability Law & Policy ), part-time

Areas of interest

UN disability law, EU anti-discrimination law, Council of Europe disability law & policy, US disability law. United Nations Convention on the right of Persons with disabilities (ratification, monitoring, implementation). Legal capacity law reform.

Researcher profiles

See staff list here.

Contact Us

Prof Gerard Quinn
Centre for Disability Law & Policy,
School of Law,
National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland.
T +353 91 493 014

PAC code

PhD (full-time), GYK06
PhD (part-time), GYK07

Current project

See the Centre's website

Fees for this course

EU: €5,250 p.a. 2018/19

Non-EU: €14,250 p.a. 2018/19

EU Part time:  Year 1 [2018/19] €3,575. p.a.


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