Faculty of Law
The leading Finnish institute of legal research and education
The Faculty's current news and bulletins.
The University of Helsinki has implemented exceptional emergency measures due to the coronavirus outbreak.
Professor Johanna Niemi appointed as the dean of the Faculty of Law
Johanna Niemi, professor of procedural law at the University of Turku, has been appointed as the new dean of the University of Helsinki Faculty...
Legal expertise needed to create the smart city of the future
Smart technology offers new business opportunities and better services to citizens. However, its adoption in the urban environment involves...
Events organized by the Faculty of Law, such as public examinations of doctoral dissertations.
For justice and fairness
The mission of the Faculty of Law is to produce qualified, ethically responsible legal professionals for both the Finnish and international labour markets through internationally high-quality research and research-based teaching. In addition to Finnish and Swedish language degree programmes, the Faculty houses Master’s Programmes in International Business Law and in Global Governance Law. In addition to conducting research in traditional disciplines (such as private law, criminal and procedural law, international and EU law, and administrative law), the Faculty collaborates with researchers from other fields in research on specific themes, such as globalisation, digitalisation and sustainable development.
Law studies provide qualifications for working in a diverse range of positions and having an impact on the fairness of society.
The Faculty's operations are based on high-quality and broad-based legal research.
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Influencing legal affairs
The Faculty influences society through its core mission of legal research and the education of legal professionals. The Faculty’s alumni are an important resource, in addition to which the Faculty has an advisory board composed of representatives of its key stakeholders. The Faculty’s significant fundraising efforts are based on public engagement.
The alumni of the Faculty of Law are legal professionals employed in a broad range of sectors, including the judicial system, public...
For business and organisations
Community relations are important to the Faculty. Its national and international cooperation partners, alumni and donors are indispensable...