Research project

Interaction between trade and environment institutions

Project Description

Jean-Frédéric Morin and his team have already identified all trade treaties' environmental clauses and all environmental treaties' trade clauses. This research project aims at understanding these clauses' variations, interactions, and consequences.

Research Field

- International relations
- Global environment politics
- Trade policies
- Database
- International institutions
- International investment law
- Policy diffusion
- Complex adaptive systems
- Legal innovations
- Regime complexes

Research Supervisor

Jean-Frédéric Morin

Research Environment

Canada Research Chair in International Political Economy

The Canada Research Chair in International Political Economy contributes to a better understanding of globalization by conducting innovative research projects and training promising researchers. Launched in October 2014, it explores the interactions between international institutions and transnational networks.

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Related Programs

Doctorate in International Studies

Program description

Financial aid available*

Financial aid related to research project

Information unavailable

Program-Specific Financial Aid

Graduate Studies Awards

Plan steps Incentive
Admission (1st semester)
$1 500
Admission (2nd semester) $1 500
Retrospective exam $1,500
Prospective exam $1,500
Doctoral seminars $600
Initial dissertation deposit $500
Total $7,100

 

Université Laval: Student Financial Aid

Funding source Amount
Université Laval Doctoral Admission Scholarship  $2,000
Leadership and Sustainable Development Scholarships 
3 x $10,000
Mobility Grant for Out-of-Province Internships (in French)
$1,000
Graduate Scholarships from Granting Agencies   
$21,000 to $50,000$
Online Directory of Graduate Scholarships (in French)
$500 to $50,000

Supplemental Tuition Fee Exemption Scholarship Program: Entitles international students to pay Canadian student tuition fees, for overall savings of around $30,000.

* Amounts shown represent maximum financial aid available. Certain conditions apply. Subject to change without prior notice. For further information, contact sponsoring organizations directly.

Doctorate in Political Science

Program description

Financial aid available*

Financial aid related to research project

Information unavailable

Program-Specific Financial Aid

Graduate Studies Awards

Plan steps Incentive
Full-time progression
$2,375
Successful completion of the retrospective exam
$1,850
Successful completion of the prospective exam $1,850
Beginning of data collection $1,850
Beginning of dissertation-writing $1,850
Initial deposit $1,850
Custom milestone $2,375
Total $14,000

Université Laval: Student Financial Aid

Funding source Amount
Université Laval Doctoral Admission Scholarship  $2,000
Leadership and Sustainable Development Scholarships 
3 x $10,000
Mobility Grant for Out-of-Province Internships (in French)
$1,000
Graduate Scholarships from Granting Agencies   
$21,000 to $50,000$
Online Directory of Graduate Scholarships (in French)
$500 to $50,000

Supplemental Tuition Fee Exemption Scholarship Program: Entitles international students to pay Canadian student tuition fees, for overall savings of around $30,000.

* Amounts shown represent maximum financial aid available. Certain conditions apply. Subject to change without prior notice. For further information, contact sponsoring organizations directly.

Master's in International Studies – International Development - with dissertation

Program description

Financial aid available*

Financial aid related to research project

Information unavailable

Program-Specific Financial Aid

Graduate Studies Awards

Plan steps Incentive
Successful defense of thesis project
$1,000
Total $1,000

Université Laval: Student Financial Aid

Sources de financement Montant
Leadership and Sustainable Development Scholarships 2 x $5,000
Mobility Grant for Out-of-Province Internships (in French)
$1,000
Graduate Scholarships from Granting Agencies
$14,100 to $21,000
Online Directory of Graduate Scholarships (in French)
$500 to $50,000

Master's Scholarships for International StudentsThese scholarships are available in a number of programs to students from Africa and Europe, excluding France. This scholarship of $7,000 per year is awarded based on university academic achievement * Amounts shown represent maximum financial aid available. Certain conditions apply. Subject to change without prior notice. For further information, contact sponsoring organizations directly.

Master's in International Studies – International Relations - with dissertation

Program description

Financial aid available*

Financial aid related to research project

Information unavailable

Program-Specific Financial Aid

Graduate Studies Awards

Plan steps Incentive
Successful defense of thesis project
$1,000
Total $1,000

Université Laval: Student Financial Aid

Sources de financement Montant
Leadership and Sustainable Development Scholarships 2 x $5,000
Mobility Grant for Out-of-Province Internships (in French)
$1,000
Graduate Scholarships from Granting Agencies
$14,100 to $21,000
Online Directory of Graduate Scholarships (in French)
$500 to $50,000

Master's Scholarships for International StudentsThese scholarships are available in a number of programs to students from Africa and Europe, excluding France. This scholarship of $7,000 per year is awarded based on university academic achievement * Amounts shown represent maximum financial aid available. Certain conditions apply. Subject to change without prior notice. For further information, contact sponsoring organizations directly.

Master's in International Studies – International Trade and Investment - with dissertation

Program description

Financial aid available*

Financial aid related to research project

Information unavailable

Program-Specific Financial Aid

Graduate Studies Awards

Plan steps Incentive
Successful defense of thesis project
$1,000
Total $1,000

Université Laval: Student Financial Aid

Sources de financement Montant
Leadership and Sustainable Development Scholarships 2 x $5,000
Mobility Grant for Out-of-Province Internships (in French)
$1,000
Graduate Scholarships from Granting Agencies
$14,100 to $21,000
Online Directory of Graduate Scholarships (in French)
$500 to $50,000

Master's Scholarships for International StudentsThese scholarships are available in a number of programs to students from Africa and Europe, excluding France. This scholarship of $7,000 per year is awarded based on university academic achievement * Amounts shown represent maximum financial aid available. Certain conditions apply. Subject to change without prior notice. For further information, contact sponsoring organizations directly.

Master's in Political Science - with dissertation

Program description

Financial aid available*

Financial aid related to research project

Information unavailable

Program-Specific Financial Aid

Graduate Studies Awards

Plan steps Incentive
Program activity
$420
Initial thesis deposit
$700
Progression $280
Total $1,400

Université Laval: Student Financial Aid

Sources de financement Montant
Leadership and Sustainable Development Scholarships 2 x $5,000
Mobility Grant for Out-of-Province Internships (in French)
$1,000
Graduate Scholarships from Granting Agencies
$14,100 to $21,000
Online Directory of Graduate Scholarships (in French)
$500 to $50,000

Master's Scholarships for International StudentsThese scholarships are available in a number of programs to students from Africa and Europe, excluding France. This scholarship of $7,000 per year is awarded based on university academic achievement * Amounts shown represent maximum financial aid available. Certain conditions apply. Subject to change without prior notice. For further information, contact sponsoring organizations directly.

Desired Profile

- Law
- Economics
- Politics
- Development and international relations

Requirements and Conditions

Being admitted to a master or a PhD program at Université Laval

Required Documentation

- Cover letter
- Curriculum vitæ
- Student transcript
Submit a short research proposal (one page) of a more specific project on trade and environmental governance.

Find Out More

Jean-Frédéric Morin
Professeur agrégé
Département de science politique
jean-frederic.morin@pol.ulaval.ca