Erik Castrén Institute

The Erik Castrén Institute (ECI), housed at the University of Helsinki Faculty of Law, promotes research on public international law, transnational and European law and human rights from broad, heterodox and critical perspectives. ECI organizes a variety of events, houses research projects, and offers university teaching and supervision in its fields of interest.

Events and news

Information on news and current events. For more information please see the separate events and news pages.


ECI houses a number of team- and individual-lead research projects. For a full list of ongoing research projects please see the research project page.

About ECI