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Welcome to the Department of Law

The Department of Law is part of the School of Business, Economics and Law at the University of Gothenburg. Legal education and research have been conducted in Gothenburg since the School was founded in 1923.

A complete LL.M. Programme has been offered since 1991 and Gothenburg is one of the six university cities in Sweden that are authorised to issue a Master of Laws Degree. The Department of Law also offers postgraduate studies leading to Doctor of Laws Degree or Licenciate of Laws Degree.

The Department has expanded greatly over the last few years and it is steadily growing with new researchers and lecturers joining the staff. Today, there are more than 90 employees, approximately 1,300 undergraduate and graduate students and around 20 doctoral students.

Law and Sustainability

The Department of Law organises its annual Research Day under the theme Law and Sustainability. Meet researchers working with multidisciplinary projects addressing global societal challenges.

Date: Thursday 20 October 2016
Time: 13.45-19.00 including evening buffet
Room: Malmsten Dining Room, A6, Vasagatan 1

Registration and programme

Anna Wallerman winner of Common Market Law Review 2015 Young Academics Prize

The winner of the Common Market Law Review 2015 Young Academics Prize is Doctor Anna Wallerman for her article entitled: Towards an EU law doctrine on the exercise of discretion in national courts? The article will be published in a forthcoming issue of the Review.

Common Market Law Review was founded 50 years ago and is today one of the highest ranked journals on international law that brings its readers detailed and in-depth examination of the most pressing and far-reaching issues on European Union Law.

Common Market Law Review 2015 Prize was announced for an article submitted by a young academic. The topic for the 2015 prize was within the field of Judicial Protection in European Union law and/or Article 47 EU Charter of Fundamental Rights.

Anna Wallerman defended her thesis On discretionary rules in civil procedure – A study of Swedish and EU regulation of the exercise of discretion in procedural matters 12 June 2015 at the University of Gothenburg, Department of Law.

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