PhD Positions in Digital Health – Digitalisation in Health Law

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We are looking for dissertation projects in the field of “Digital Health – Digitalisation in Health Law” for a new research group at our Institute. Possible topics include data protection and cybersecurity in healthcare, personalised medicine, and legal regulation of digital health.

Applicants are expected to hold an excellent degree in law that meets the doctoral admission requirements of the Law Faculty at Ludwig Maximilian University Munich (LMU). Candidates should have knowledge in digital law and/or international comparative law. Good language skills in English and German are expected, additional languages skills would be appreciated.

We offer attractive working conditions in a modern, well-equipped institute with a global network. Our institute holds the world’s largest social law library and is located close to LMU Munich, as well as the Bavarian State Library. Successful applicants receive a respective compensation in accordance with the TVöD to finance their PhD project.

We are an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from men and women, including disabled people, from all cultural backgrounds and ethnic origins.

Your application should include a short project outline (5 pages max.), a curriculum vitae with list of publications, and copies of your certificates and qualifications.

Please send your application stating reference number 23-20 until March 15th, 2021 to: and

For further information please contact Dr. Christoffer Leber (phone: +49 89 38602-501, or e-mail:

Max Planck Institute for Social Law and Social Policy
Administration / HR
Amalienstraße 33
80799 Munich


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