Doctor of Law




Program Overview:


UPH Doctor of Law is designed to equip outstanding students with advanced research skills. Students can begin their research on the third semester and work closely with the advisor(s) throughout the program. Most students take three up to five years to complete the whole program and defend their dissertations.



Study Mode:


Only two class meetings per week within the first two semesters: Friday (18.00-21.00); or Saturday morning (upon request/ or group arrangement). There will be no class meetings on 3rd – 6th semester, students only need to engage in dissertation writing process, supervised by Promotor and Co Promotor.


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1st SEMESTER – 4 credits 

Teori Hukum/ Theory of Law


Politik Hukum/ Politics of Law


2nd SEMESTER – 6 credits

Legal Research Methodology


Theory of Law


3rd SEMESTER – 6 credits



Seminar on Dissertation Proposal


4th SEMESTER - 7 credits

Writing Skills for International Publication


Seminar on Dissertation Result


5th SEMESTER – 12 credits

Dissertation: Pre-promotion (Closed Examination)


6th SEMESTER – 8 credits

Dissertation: Promotion (Open Examination)


Total Credits




Faculty Member:

Head of Program: Dr. Henry Soelistyo Budi, SH, LLM



  • Prof. Dr. Bintan R. Saragih, SH
  • Dr. Henry Soelistyo Budi, SH, LLM
  • Prof.Dr. Valerine J.L. Kriekhoff, SH, MH
  • Prof. Dr. Sri Setyaningsih, SH., MH.
  • Prof. Hikmahanto Yuwono, SH., LL.M. PhD
  • Prof.Dr. Indriyanto Seno Adji, SH, MH
  • Prof. Dr. Satya Arinanto, SH, MH
  • Prof. Dr. Sudjito, SH., M.Si.
  • Prof. Erlyn Indarti, S.H., M.A., Ph.D.
  • Dr. Jonker Sihombing, SH, MH, MA
  • Dr. Jur. Udin Silalahi, SH, LLM
  • Dr. Gusagis Khomanur Ngaziz, SH, MH

Admission Test Materials


TOEFL Test (passing grade 500) & Dissertation Proposal presentation and interview


Academic Requirements

  1. Bachelor degree and Master degree (S2) from an accredited state or private university.
  2. Minimum S2 GPA = 3.00
  3. Minimum TOEFL Score = 500 from Educational Testing Service / ETS (TOEFL ITP/ IBT/ IELTS)
  4. Candidate with Master Degree in Law should take 42 credits in 6 to 10 semesters
  5. Candidate with Master Degree
  6. Candidate with Bachelor Degree in Law should take at least 76 credits in 8 to 12 semesters
  7. Candidate with Bachelor Degree other than Law should take at least 88 credits in 9 to 13 semesters