Johan C Bärlund

Johan C Bärlund

Rektor för Svenska social- och kommunalhögskolan vid Helsingfors universitet, Professor of Nordic Law

  • PB 16 (Snellmansgatan 12)



1987 …2021

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Description of research and teaching

Johan Bärlund is from August 1st, 2018, rector at the Swedish School of Social Science at the University of Helsinki.

Johan Bärlund's main areas of interest in research are consumer protection, contract law, market law, tort law and personality law from a Nordic perspective. The most recent research articles have a focus on Nordic contract law and advertising law. 

Johan Bärlund's main areas of teaching are consumer law, contract law, market law and tort law. In the 1990's he also taught matrimonial law. 

Personal homapge:

Founding member of the Teachers' Academy at the University of Helsinki

Member of ReNEW since January 2018

Education/Academic qualification

Title of Docent of Commercial Law, Hanken School of Economics

1 May 2003 → …

Award Date: 1 May 2003

Title of Docent of Civil and Commercial Law, University of Helsinki

9 Feb 2003 → …

Award Date: 9 Feb 2003

Doctor of Laws, University of Helsinki

2 Feb 199031 May 2002

Award Date: 31 May 2002

Master of Science (Business), Hanken School of Economics

1 Sep 19851 Oct 1991

Award Date: 1 Oct 1991

Licentiate in Laws, University of Helsinki

13 Nov 19871 Feb 1990

Award Date: 1 Feb 1990

Master of Laws, University of Helsinki

1 Sep 198312 Nov 1987

Award Date: 12 Nov 1987

Teacher's pedagogical training, University of Helsinki

22 Jan 2010 → …

Fields of Science

  • 513 Law
  • contract law
  • consumer law
  • market law
  • tort law

International and National Collaboration

Publications and projects within past five years.