Faculty of Law
Yliopistonkatu 3 (P.O. Box 4)
FI-00014 University of Helsinki
fax +358-9-191 22152
Welcome to the Faculty of Law!
The Faculty of Law is the leading Finnish institute
of legal research and education. The mission of the Faculty is to train qualified,
ethically responsible legal professionals for Finnish and international
markets through high quality international research and research-based
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.
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