Our Faculty of Law is responsible for the education of one fourth of the lawyers in Finland. Our new students follow the renewed degree structure, which combines multiform modes of study and independent study. Our teaching is now more practical than ever, without neglecting the theoretical foundations of the discipline.
We study law and justice comprehensively, addressing a range of different sectors of society. Our research is carried out in collaboration with the local stakeholders and international partners.
We are in constant interaction with national legislation and European law, as we are active participants in law drafting and engage in societal interaction. Moreover, our operations include organising specialist training and continuing education in collaboration with the local legal community and judicial system.
Studies in law are divided into two cycles. Our students first complete the three-year Bachelor of Laws degree before continuing to master's degree studies. The Master of Laws degree takes approximately two years to complete. The degree programmes are only offered in Finnish.
We also offer a wide range of studies in English, which are suitable for both degree and exchange students.
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On the university's general Studies pages you can find essential information for your studies. In addition, you can get personal guidance from our faculty office or your student tutor.
Complement your professional expertise
Our faculty organises versatile legal specialist training and continuing education for the wider community outside of the university. We can tailor a training to your needs and offer you the option to attend trainings via remote access.
For further information, please contact Mikko Vuorenpää.
We would like to invite all our graduates to participate in our alumni activities, which include e.g. alumni reunions and seminars. Our alumni contact person is Tiina Leppänen.
Our research activity emphasises our university's strategic focus of sustainable development, law and justice.
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Our researchers embody strong jurisprudential expertise, representing all central fields of law. Get to know them and their research profiles.
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At our faculty you can also pursue the Licentiate of Laws and Doctor of Laws degrees. You can decide whether to take the studies on a part-time or full-time basis.
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The Institute of Air and Space, Institute of Commercial Law, and Institute for Law and Informatics operate at our faculty.
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We at the student organisation Artikla invite all students at the Faculty of Law to participate in our activities.
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