The Faculty produces high-quality publications. Its own publication series includes both peer-reviewed academic texts and top-quality textbooks. The Faculty also has its own research paper series in the Social Science Research Network (SSRN).

Legal research information

FORUM IURIS, the Faculty of Law’s publication series established in 1999, serves as a publication channel for top-quality academic research and studies. Over 60 titles have been released to date. Most of these are in Finnish, but some are also in English and Swedish.

The authors include the Faculty’s professors and distinguished researchers, who provide new perspectives on legal problems and their solutions based on the latest research in the field. The topics encompass all fields of law.

The publications in the Forum Iuris series meet the needs of academic environments, as well as those of public administration, courts of law, and industry and trade.

Forum Iuris publications are available online from Unigrafia.

If you have any other questions about the Forum Iuris publications, please contact University Services at

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The Faculty offers a research paper series in the Social Science Research Network (SSRN). The University of Helsinki Faculty of Law Legal Studies Research Papers can be found under the section for Legal Studies Research Paper Series.

The E-thesis service contains doctoral dissertations and Master’s theses completed at the University of Helsinki. The service can be freely accessed online also from outside the University.

Some of the dissertations are not available in full due to copyright issues. The most recent Master’s theses are published in a fully digital format.