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Faculty of Law
Yliopistonkatu 3 (P.O. Box 4)
FI-00014 University of Helsinki
phone +358-9-1911
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Martti Koskenniemi appointed as a Professorial Fellow in Melbourne Law School

Martti Koskenniemi - Kuva: Linda TammistoMelbourne Law School has appointed Professor Martti Koskenniemi as a Professorial Fellow. Professor Koskenniemi will visit the Law School in 2015 to teach in the Melbourne Law Masters program and to run workshops for doctoral students. He will also continue his collaboration with law school faculty on international research projects.

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Seminar on Rule of Law in Central Asia on Wed March 26, 2014

The seminar is part of the project 'Equal Before the Law: Access to Justice in Central Asia'. The project is a joint program of the Eurasia Foundation and the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland under the social sustainability priority of Finland’s Wider Europe Initiative. The overall objective of the program is to increase access to justice for vulnerable populations in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan, in particular rural women, at-risk children and people with disabilities. Read more about the project.

Helsinki Summer Seminar on International Investment Law: Between Public and Private

Faculty of Law, Erik Castrén institute and Ministery of Foreign Affairs organize the annual two-week summer seminar in August. Topic of the 27th seminar is International Investment Law: Between Public and Private. Read more and sign up for our summer seminar!

Application period for International Master´s Degree programmes ends on January 31, 2014

Apply now for our International Master´s Degree in International Business Law and Public International Law! Application period ends on January 31, 2014. Read more


New Vice Deans appointed for 2014 - 2017

Dean of the Faculty professor Kimmo Nuotio appointed new Vice Deans for 2014 - 2017. LL.D. University Lecturer Janne Kaisto was appointed for Vice Dean for teaching, LL.D. University Lecturer Ari Hirvonen was appointed for Vice Dean for research and researcher training and LL.D. University Lecturer Jarna Petman was appointed for Vice Dean for International Affairs and Community Relations.


The Faculty of Law’s Dean, Professor of criminal law Kimmo Nuotio, will continue for his second term

The Rector of the University of Helsinki, Jukka Kola, confirmed on 29.11.2013 the selection of the Dean for the Faculty of Law in accordance with the decision made by the Faculty Council on 27.11.2013. The Faculty of Law’s Dean, Professor of criminal law Kimmo Nuotio, will thereby continue for his second term 1.1.2014-31.12.2017. Read more

 

New cooperation agreement signed with Shanghai JiaoTong University Law School

Dean Kimmo Nuotio visited law schools at Hongkong university, Shanghai JiaoTong university, CASS and Peking university for research seminars and negotiations on further cooperation. New MoU and student exchange agreement was signed with Shanghai JiaoTong University.

 

Vis Moot School of Switzerland – The University of Helsinki’s Vis Moot Team at a Lecture Camp in Zürich

The University of Helsinki's Vis Moot Team recently travelled to Switzerland to attend the University of Zürich's Vis Moot School Switzerland, a preparatory lecture series for the 2014 moot. Read more

 

Academic year started with the traditional welcome event for new students, Faculty staff and alumni

New law students were welcomed to the Faculty during the first week of September. In addition to orientation course the traditional welcome event for new students to meet fellow students, staff and alumni was arranged. Porthania´s cafeteria was crowded with former and new students from all over the world: 260 students started in Finnish degree programmes, 30 in the English taught master´s programme and more than 100 exchange students started their study abroad period at the Faculty. See pictures of the event.

 

First students graduated from the Master´s Degree Programme in International Business Law and Public International Law

Kenneth Kraszewski is one of the first students who completed the Master´s Degree Programme in International Business Law and Public International Law. He studied International Business Law and specialized in international arbitration in Europe and in United States, and works now as a transactional attorney at Merilampi attorneys. Read more