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  • LLD in legal science, public law, civil law, criminal law, international law, law of procedure, tax law

Postgraduate studies in Law

The Department of Law offers postgraduate studies leading to Doctor of Laws Degree or Licenciate of Laws Degree in seven subjects: legal science, public law, private law, criminal law, international law, law of procedure and tax law.

The Doctor of Laws programme corresponds to four years of full-time studies totalling 240 higher education credits/ECTS credits.
The programme consists of:

  • writing and defending a doctoral thesis, 180 higher education credits/ECTS credits
  • compulsory courses at third cycle, 30 higher education credits/ECTS credits
  • elective courses at third-cycle, 30 higher education credits/ECTS credits


The Licentiate of Laws programme corresponds to two years of full-time studies totalling 120 higher education credits/ECTS credits.
The programme consists of:

  • writing and defending a licentiate thesis,  90 higher education credits/ECTS credits
  • compulsory courses at third cycle, 15 higher education credits/ECTS credits
  • elective courses at third cycle, 15 higher education credits/ECTS credits


Detailed information about the programmes is available in the general study syllabus for the respective subject.  General study syllabus.

The Department of Law participates in the Nordic network Nordic Network for Legal Research Education. Courses, conferences and seminars of interest to doctoral students are announced on the network's Nordic Network for Legal Research Education.

Contact information

Research coordinator
Christine Forssell, +46-31-786 5961

Director of studies
Joachim Åhman, +46-31-786 4434

Address
University of Gothenburg
Deaprtment of Law
Box 650, 405 30 Gothenburg
Visiting address
Vasagatan 1, house C

Page Manager: Christine Forssell|Last update: 1/26/2016
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