Faculty of Law
Yliopistonkatu 3 (P.O. Box 4)
FI-00014 University of Helsinki
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Success for the University of Helsinki Team in the European Law Moot Court Competition
The team of the University of Helsinki performed outstandingly in the Hague Regional Final of the European Law Moot Court Competition (ELMC) on 2-5 February 2017. Mikoláš Růžek was awarded best Commission Agent at the Regional Final, and Růžek and the team will thus participate in the European final at the Court of Justice of the European Union in Luxembourg later this spring.
Focusing the research profile brings new positions to Faculty of Law
Academy of Finland helps Finnish universities to build up stronger research profiles by funding. University of Helsinki has now opened 17 new positions for assistant/associate professors or professors, of which four are open in the Faculty of Law.
Faculty of Law believes in the future and recruits more staff
Dean Kimmo Nuotio believes that the university should invest in the future by attracting talent. It has set global law as one of its core profiles.
The University of Helsinki has recently reformed its recruitment policy. The former distinction between university lecturers and professors is about to disappear as the new tenure track model allows for a more flexible recruitment. Appointment as an assistant professor or associate professor always includes a career path towards becoming a full professor, once certain intermediate checkpoints have been passed.
The European advantage of legal scholarship
The European advantage of legal scholarship
was discussed at the FiDiPro lecture of Hans Micklitz, held 3rd November 2016 in Porthania. German Micklitz, Professor of Economic Law at the European University Institute (EUI) in Florence since 2007, was the first legal scholar funded by the Finland Distinguished Professor Program (FiDiPro) of the Academy of Finland.
A grant to a legal, ethical and anthropological study of engineering the human body
The Wihuri foundation allocated a grant for Céline Aludaat-Dujardin, a French doctoral student at the Faculty of Law of Helsinki since 2014. 11,5 million euros were distributed by the foundation as awards and grants for private persons as well as for working groups and communities to promote science, art and other societal activity.
European judges visit through exchange programme
A group of judges from European countries have visited the Faculty of Law to learn more about Finnish legal education. The visit on 23 September 2016 was made possible by the exchange programme organised by the European Judicial Training Network.
The first Finnish-Chinese Colloquium on Criminal Law
The Faculty of Law of the University of Helsinki hosted the first Finnish-Chinese Colloquium on Criminal Law 25.-26.8.2016. The discussions covered a variety of issues and painted a broad picture on the historical, cultural, political and even religious settings of the systems of criminal law in China and in Finland.
Co-Chairs’ Circle – Second Global Conference at University of Helsinki
University of Helsinki was the co-host and venue of 2016 CCC Conference in international arbitration on 27 and 28 May 2016. Topic of the conference was controversy in international arbitration. More than 150 young arbitration law experts from 22 different countries participated in the conference.
Co-operation agreement between Helsinki and Xi'an
Faculties of Law of University of Helsinki and Xi'an Jiao Tong University have signed a co-operation agreement in the beginning of May 2016 in Helsinki.
Experts from several countries joined at University of Helsinki to discuss the Silk Road Initiative
The International Conference on “Road to New Paradigms: Impact of China’s Silk Road Initiative in China, Central Asia and the EU” has been successfully held on 9-10 May at Helsinki. The conference was jointly organised by Faculty of Law, Aleksanteri Institute, Faculty of Social Science, of University of Helsinki, and School of Law of Xi’an Jiaotong University, in collaboration with The New Silk Road Law Schools Alliance.
University of Helsinki gained a distinction in the Jessup Intenrational Law Moot Court Competition in Washington D.C.
University of Helsinki participated in the Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition's International Rounds on 27 March - 3 April in Washington D.C. University of Helsinki won two out of their four pleadings but did not make it to the top 32 play-off rounds.
University of Helsinki did well in the Friendly Rounds of the Jessup Moot Court Competition in Vienna
University of Helsinki did well in the European Friendly Rounds of the Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition, held 25-27 February in Vienna. University of Helsinki won three out of their four pleadings and finished sixth in the overall ranking. The Friendly Rounds were won by Israel.
The University of Helsinki hosts the regional final of the prestigious European Law Moot Court Competition
The University of Helsinki and the Faculty of Law have the honour to welcome international law students to compete in European law in Helsinki on 4-7 February. The European Law Moot Court is the world’s largest and the most prestigious moot court competition in the field of European law. Every year accomplished students from high-ranking universities in Europe and the USA compete in oral legal argumentation skills before a bench of experienced legal professionals. The All-European final is held at the Court of Justice of the European Union in Luxembourg.
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