Welcome to the Institute of Air and Space Law (IASL) of the University of Lapland. The Institute is housed within the Faculty of Law. It is the northernmost institute of its kind globally – we are located right below the Arctic Circle, in Rovaniemi, Finland. The name of the institute in Finnish is “Lapin yliopiston ilmailu- ja avaruusoikeuden instituutti”.

The Institute was established in 1997. The first Director of the Institute was Professor Maurice N. Andem (1997-2009). 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.

We hope that you will find useful the information provided here. For further information, please contact the Institute.