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  February 2020. For more information, see admission requirements and applying process


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