Organization profile

Organisation Profile

The Doctoral Programme in Law belongs to the Doctoral School in Humanities and Social Sciences.

The responsible faculty of the Doctoral Programme in Law is the Faculty of Law, which is also its home unit. In this context, the programme offers a high-quality training programme and an outstanding environment for research in legal science and studies of law and justice.

All those who aim at the Doctor in Laws degree in the Faculty of Law belong, in principle, to the Doctoral Programme in Law. The programme is also open for doctoral students who have Master’s degree in another field than law.

The Doctoral programme in Law has over 200 members. 

The aims of the Doctoral Programme in Law are in accordance with the strategy and research interests of the University of Helsinki. The research done in the programme is connected especially to following focus areas of research at the University of Helsinki: The Changing environment – clean water, Language and culture, Social justice, and Globalisation and social change.

All those who aim at the Doctor in Laws degree in the Faculty of Law belong, in principle, to the Doctoral Programme in Law. The programme is also open for doctoral students who have Master’s degree in another field than law.

The Doctoral programme in Law has over 200 members. 

The aims of the Doctoral Programme in Law are in accordance with the strategy and research interests of the University of Helsinki. The research done in the programme is connected especially to following focus areas of research at the University of Helsinki: The Changing environment – clean water, Language and culture, Social justice, and Globalisation and social change.

International and National Collaboration Publications and projects within past five years.

Equipment

Projects 2015 2023

CoRDi: Communication rights in the age of digital disruption

Herkman, J., Karppinen, K., Alen-Savikko, A., Nieminen, H., Aslama, M., Hilden, J., Lehtisaari, K., Puukko, O. M. & Koulu, R.

01/01/201931/12/2022

Project: Research project

Aesthetics and Counter-Aesthetics of International Law

Tallgren, I., Schwöbel-Pattel , C. & Knox, R.

01/03/201629/02/2020

Project: Research project

The Dawn of a Discipline: International Criminal Justice and its Early Exponents

Tallgren, I. & Mégret , F.

01/02/201631/12/2019

Project: Research project

Nordic Exceptionalism in International Criminal Justice

Tallgren, I.

01/01/201629/02/2020

Project: Research project

Publications 1992 2019

3D Printing, Platformization and IPR: Balancing Stagnation and Innovation

Alen-Savikko, A. K. & Ballardini, R. M., 2019, (Accepted/In press) Regulating Industrial Internet Through IPR, Data Protection and Competition Law. Kluwer Law International

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

Absent or Invisible? Women Intellectuals and the Dawn of a Discipline

Tallgren, I., 2019, (Submitted) The Dawn of a Discipline: International Criminal Justice and Its Early Exponents . Mégret, F. & Tallgren, I. (eds.). Cambridge University Press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

Algoritmi päätöksentekijänä? Tekoälyn hyödyntämisen mahdollisuudet ja haasteet kansallisessa sääntely-ympäristössä

Koulu, R., Mäihäniemi, B., Kyyrönen, V., Hakkarainen, J. M. & Markkanen, K. A., May 2019, (Accepted/In press) Valtioneuvoston kanslia. 107 p. (valtioneuvoston selvitys- ja tutkimustoiminnan julkaisusarja)

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned reportProfessional

Aprender de la Historia

Kekkonen, J., 8 Jun 2019, In : La Razón. 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleGeneral public

Blockchain and the GDPR: A battle of philosophies

Wrigley, S., 10 Apr 2019, Data, viestintä ja sääntely. Viestintäoikeuden vuosikirja 2019. Korpisaari, P. (ed.).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

Activities 2014 2019

Tidskrift utgiven av Juridiska föreningen i Finland (Journal)

Kristiina Äimä (Reviewer)
7 Jan 2019

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review of manuscripts

2019 Nordic/German IPR Network Meeting

Teemu Matikainen (Speaker: Presenter)
2 May 20194 May 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

Universitetet i Oslo

Veronica Lankinen (Visiting researcher)
1 Apr 20197 Apr 2019

Activity: Visiting an external institution typesAcademic visit to other institution

Finnish Association for the Philosophy of Law (SOFY) (External organisation)

Tomi Hämäläinen (Board member)
20192020

Activity: Membership typesMembership or other role in research network

MedTech Finland (External organisation)

Eero Rämö (Expert member)
2019 → …

Activity: Membership typesMembership or other role of body in private company/organisation

Prizes

Defensor Legisin kirjoittajapalkinto

Santtu Turunen (Recipient), 8 May 2018

Prize: Prizes and awards

Trinity College Law Student Colloquium Best Paper Prize

Sam Wrigley (Recipient), 9 Feb 2019

Prize: Prizes and awards

Vuoden 2018 Tiedekynä -palkintoehdokas

Kai Kokko (Recipient), 2018

Prize: Prizes and awards

Vuoden opettaja 2018

Juha Raitio (Recipient), 14 Apr 2018

Prize: Prizes and awards

Press / Media

Haastattelu Helsingin Sanomissa 4.6.2019

Ville Pönkä

04/06/2019

1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media

HBL:s valstudio: Röstkungen Heinäluoma redo bli kommissionär

Päivi Leino-Sandberg

27/05/2019

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

HBL analyserar EU-valet i direktsändning

Päivi Leino-Sandberg

27/05/2019

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

"Valtasuhteet vapisevat Euroopassa"

Päivi Leino-Sandberg

13/05/2019

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media