GNLU International Research Colloquium

Gujarat National Law University (more information available at is a student-centric, multidisciplinary, and research-focused University, dedicated to building an environment enabling critical thinking on fundamental legal issues. To achieve the universities’ goal to excel as a research-based teaching university, the GNLU Research and Development Cell has established 21 Centers of Excellence; it has carved a niche for itself as a promoter of quality interdisciplinary research covering multiple aspects of law and allied areas besides engaging in training and capacity building activities.
GNLU International Research Colloquium (GIRC) is an annual event organized by the Research and Development Cell, GNLU which aims to bring together researchers from across the country, and the world, to deliberate and discuss matters of contemporary relevance through an interdisciplinary perspective. The Colloquium will commence in the month of July and will end in the month of June of the succeeding year. It will be conducted in three phases; each phase will be called a workshop. There will be eight sessions in each workshop, conducted by national and international experts on various dimensions of research methodology, publication, and the theme(s) of the Colloquium.
The participants shall be expected to develop a research article on the theme(s) of their choice during the one-year time period and the same shall be presented before the expert panel. Based on the review, selected papers shall be published in the form of a book or in a national/international journal of repute.

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Researchers and Scholars registered for M.Phil. /Ph.D./PDF in Law or Social Sciences are eligible for participation in the Colloquium.
For international participants, the Colloquium may be in hybrid mode.
The Colloquium invites a proposal of 500-1000 words from the applicants along with the duly filled application form. The selection shall be based completely on the basis of the proposal. The proposal should be a detailed summary of the work that states the problem, the objectives, and the methodology to be used. It should be single-spaced in 12-point Times New Roman font. Co-authorship is not allowed.


Last Date for Proposal Submission: 31st May 2023

Intimation About Proposal Selection: 10th June 2023

Last Date for Registration: 20th June 2023

Workshop I (Two Days, Eight Sessions): July 2023

Workshop II (Two Days, Eight Sessions): December 2023

Workshop III & Annual Research Meet (Three Days): June 2024

Final Chapter Submission: 31st July 2024

Link for proposal submission:

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Kindly find attached the Colloquium flyer.


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