Call for Application for Admissions (PhD in Law)

The School of Graduate Studies and Research, University of the Gambia is pleased to invite applications for admission into the PhD in Law Degree Programme, tenable at the University of The Gambia, commencing 2023/2024 Academic year

Admission Requirements

A candidate seeking admission for the Ph.D in Law program of The University of The Gambia must possess the following Minimum Requirements:

  1. A Master of Law Degree (L.L.M) of The University of The Gambia or any other institution recognized by The University of The Gambia.
  2. An LLM/MPHIL Law degree of The University of The Gambia or any other University recognized by The University of The Gambia.
  3. The candidate must possess the foundational Degree, which is Bachelor of Laws (L.L.B)
  4. The candidate’s transcript must disclose that he has a minimum CQPA of 3.000 points on a scale of 4.300 points or 60%.
  5. The candidate must submit three referees report, attesting to his competence and state of mind to pursue the program.

Lecture Format

Course Work and Research

The application fee is a non-refundable D1000.00 and candidates are required to apply online through and click on the apply link to fill the form and submit. The Deadline for submission of applications is January 15th 2024. Please note that all receipts obtained from the University are to be uploaded on the applications for timely processing

The following documents should be uploaded in support of your application:

  • A copy of a valid personal identification document (e.g., Birth certificate, ID card, Passport,)
  • Pass port sized picture
  • University Transcript
  • LLM Certificate/Letter of Attestation of Course Completion.

For further information, please contact the admission office on 3650046, 3850295,