Courses

This is a preliminary list of courses in the Master's Programme in Global Governance Law. You will learn from scholars with solid teaching experience and broad researcher credentials.

First year (60 ECTS)

Autumn semester: Introducing the framework of global governance law

  • Introduction to Global Governance Law: History and Theory (10 ECTS) – Jaakko Husa & Heikki Pihlajamäki
  • Public international law (5 ECTS) – Monica Garcia-Salmones
  • European Union law (5 ECTS) – Päivi Leino-Sandberg
  • Global governance and global administrative law (5 ECTS) – Ida Koivisto
  • The European multi-layered human rights regime (5 ECTS) – Tuomas Ojanen
  • Security, privacy and human rights law (5 ECTS) – Dorota Gozdecka

Spring semester: Deepening understanding of global governance law

  • The law of international organizations (5 ECTS) - Jan Klabbers
  • Decision-making & governance in the EU (5 ECTS) – Päivi Leino-Sandberg
  • Principles of financial regulation (5 ECTS) – Heikki Marjosola
  • International environmental governance (5 ECTS) – Tiina Paloniitty
  • Private global governance (5 ECTS) – Jukka Mähönen

Second year (60 ECTS)

Master's Thesis seminar:

  • Research seminar (5 ECTS) - Jaakko Husa and substance supervisors
  • Methodologies in law and legal studies seminar (5 ECTS) - Jaakko Husa
  • Master's thesis (30 ECTS) -  Jaakko Husa and substance supervisors

In addition to the Master’s thesis seminar, students take 20 credits of optional studies which are organised into the following streams:

Russian law (20 ECTS) – responsible teacher: Marianna Muravyeva

  • Russian legal system and governance (5 ECTS)
  • Human rights, global and regional challenges (5 ECTS)
  • Russian business and company law: Governing economics (5 ECTS)
  • Justice, law and society in Russia (5 ECTS)

Chinese law (20 ECTS) – responsible teacher: Ulla Liukkunen

  • Chinese legal system: history and presence (5 ECTS)
  • Chinese business and company law: governing finance and the economy (5 ECTS)
  • China in international organisations – transnational governance (5 ECTS)
  • Corporate social responsibility and fundamental labour rights in China (5 ECTS)

Studies from the Master's Programme in Global Politics and Communication (20 ECTS)

More information on the website of the Master's Programme in Global Politics and Communication.