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SJD Student Spotlight

Pamela Tibihikirra-Kalyegira, SJD’08

Pamela Tibihikirra-Kalyegira SjD’08

Home Country: Uganda

“I had studied in Africa and Europe, and I wanted to try the other side of the world. The United States is leading in some fields, and I wanted to have a taste of that.”

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Apply to the PhD or Certificate Programs

Application Priority Dates

We will begin accepting fall applications on October 1st. The application process may have changed, so please be sure to follow the most up-to-date procedures as outlined below.

Applications to the PhD programs: Applications should be submitted by February 1. International applicants must allow ample time for the application to be reviewed and, upon admission, for visa documents to be processed and shipped.

Applicants to the Certificate in Legal Studies program: For instructions on how to apply to the Certificate in Legal Studies program, please contact the Office of Graduate Legal Studies.

How to Apply

All prospective PhD students must apply online using the new Indiana University eApp (Online Admissions Application). To complete the eApp, applicants to the PhD programs should select "Law PhD Degree" as the academic program to which they are applying, "Law and Social Science PhD" as the academic plan, and, if needed, "Law and Democracy" as the subplan. Please note that the law school also requires applicants to each degree program to submit a supplemental application. Please review the supplemental application requirements prior to completing the online eApplication (Law and Social Science | Law and Democracy).

Applicants to the Certificate in Legal Studies program: For instructions on how to apply to the Certificate in Legal Studies program, please contact the Office of Graduate Legal Studies.