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

Viewfinder: Atrocity Trials on Film / Atrocity Films on Trial

Tallgren, I., Humphreys , S. & Buchet , A.

01/01/202031/12/2022

Project: Research project

UUSILMA: UUdet ilmastoSääntelyn keinot ja ILMAstolain vahvistaminen

Kokko, K., Björklund, M., Mehling, M., Hildén, M. & Hyytiäinen, K.

01/01/202031/10/2020

Project: Research project

Hiilitullijärjestelmän vaikutukset Suomen talouteen

Kokko, K., Björklund, M., Mehling, M. & Kuusi, T.

01/01/202030/09/2020

Project: Research project

CONNOR 2030: CONNOR 2030 - Constitutionalism in the Nordics

Ojanen, T.

01/01/202031/12/2021

Project: Other project

Publications

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

Tallgren, I., 2020, (Accepted/In press) 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

A Legitimacy-based Approach to EU Criminal Law: Maybe We Are Getting There, After All

Nuotio, K., 1 Mar 2020, In : New Journal of European Criminal Law. 11, 1, p. 20-39 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
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Open Access
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A Revised Democratic Critique of EU (Citizenship) Law

Neuvonen, P. J., 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : German law journal.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Activities

TUTKAS: Onko oikeusvaltio kriisissä?

Jukka Kekkonen (Attendee)
30 Nov 2026

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesPublic Talks

pro gradun toinen tarkastaja (Jukka Kekkosen ohella): " Rohingyat - kansanmurha 2000-luvulla?"

Ilja Kokkonen (Supervisor)
20 Jan 2020

Activity: Examination typesSupervision of other thesis (Master's, Licentiate)

1500- ja 1600-luvun tutkimuksen päivät

Katja Tikka (Speaker)
16 Jan 202017 Jan 2020

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation