Air & Space Law (D.C.L.)

Program Description

The Doctor of Civil Law (D.C.L.) in Air and Space Law offered by the Institute of Air and Space Law in the Faculty of Law is a research-intensive program that emphasizes rigorous and innovative learning opportunities. The program's objective is to equip students with skills in original thinking, literature review, and information synthesis to pursue professional opportunities in academia or industry.

Unique Program Features

  • Depending on the research area, students can be associated with: the Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism, the Paul-André Crépeau Centre for Private and Comparative Law, the Centre for Intellectual Property Policy or one of the Research Chairs at the Faculty of Law;
  • Student benefit from a Mentorship Program, Teaching fellowship Program, and an Associate Supervisory Program.

University-Level Admission Requirements

  • An eligible Bachelor's degree with a minimum 3.0 GPA out of a possible 4.0 GPA
  • English-language proficiency

Each program has specific admission requirements including required application documents. Please visit the program website for more details.

Visit our Educational credentials and grade equivalencies and English language proficiency webpages for additional information.

Program Website

DCL in Air & Space Law website

Department Contact

Graduate Program [at] (subject: DCL%20in%20Air%20Space%20Law) (email)

Available Intakes


Application Deadlines

Intake Applications Open Application Deadline - International Application Deadline - Domestic (Canadian, Permanent Resident of Canada)
FALL September 15 December 1 December 1

Note: Application deadlines are subject to change without notice. Please check the application portal for the most up-to-date information.

Application Resources

Application Workshops

Consult our full list of our virtual application-focused workshops on the Events webpage.

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