Doctoral Programme in Law

The Doctoral Programme in Law of the UEF offers high-standard and interdisciplinary oriented doctoral studies that prepare doctoral students for both academic research career as well as various legal expert tasks in working life. The Doctoral Programme in Law offers the following degrees: Doctor of Law and Doctor of Philosophy. The programme is available in English for both international and Finnish postgraduate students.

UEF Law School’s strategic research areas cover climate, energy and environmental law; empirical legal research; and legal research focusing on welfare related issues. In addition to these research areas, doctoral students can pursue doctoral degree in other disciplines, such as criminal law, administrative law and commercial law.

Current information concerning doctoral studies is available in Yammer
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Current news and events

The next application deadline for the doctoral programme in law is on 28 February 2020. For more information, see admission requirements and applying process

Doctoral researchers’ chit-chat hour, Coordinator’s reception (CORE-hour)

CORE-hour is a virtual meeting point for doctoral candidates. During the meeting we will discuss predetermined and/or topical themes and you can ask any questions related to your studies from the Programme coordinator. CORE is not just a coordinator’s reception hour but also a peer group meeting; an option to meet (virtually) other doctoral candidates and share experiences.

Meetings in English will be organized on Thu 23.1.2020 at 13-14 and on Mon 30.3.2020 at 9-10.

For more information and a link to the meeting, see Yammer group of the Doctoral Programme in Law

Pedagogical training for law teachers

UEF Law School launches pedagogical training for law teachers, with the first implementation taking place in spring. You are warmly welcome to the training (Developing legal learning / Oikeustieteen oppimisen kehittäminen, 2 ECTS, 5312112), in case you have teaching duties (e.g. classes to give) next spring.

Enrollment takes place via WebOodi, at the latest on December 16. Maximum number of attendees is 20.

Event calendar of the Doctoral Programme in Law

This calendar includes courses, seminars and other important events or deadlines for the academic year 2019-2020. There are also those courses organized by the UEF Doctoral school that have already been scheduled. At the bottom of the calendar there are hints about useful websites for e.g. research ethics (incl. CV template), data management and career guidance.

Event calender 2019-2020, Doctoral Programme in Law