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Our novel specialisations

The faculty has gained international acclaim with its extensive research in the these intriguing fields of law: Legal Informatics, Commercial Law, Air and Space Law and Legal Cultures and Legal Linguistics.
 

Institute for Law and Informatics

Law and Informatics is all about:
 
  • Management of Legal information;
  • Free access to public legal information;
  • Use of computers and networks in law;
  • Information literacy in law.

      

Institute of Commercial Law

The primary objective of the Institute is to promote research and teaching within the field of commercial law, at undergraduate, postgraduate and PhD level. Moreover, ICLU tries to promote and organise contacts between academic activities and practical professional activities in the field of commercial law.
 

Institute of Air and Space Law

The primary objective of the Institute is to promote research and teaching within the field of air and space law, both at undergraduate and postgraduate level.
 

Chair of Legal Culture and Legal Linguistics

The Chair professor Jaakko Husa holds as his motto a phrase by Hessel E. Yntema: "Legal science does not admit chauvinist isolation." (Am. J. Comp. L.1958 at 498)