Uppsala University - Faculty of Law - Uppsala universitet - Juridiska institutionen
English language section of Uppsala University - Faculty of Law
Type of Higher Education Institution: University
Uppsala University - Faculty of Law is one of the most ancient faculties of law in Sweden. The faculty offers students a chance to study for the Master of Laws Degree, or the "juris kandidatexamen". The program is split into two levels. The first level consists of programs that are mandatory subjects and the second level comprises of optional subjects. The students have to complete a thesis during their second year of study. The institution has formed partnerships with the University of Minnesota Law School and the University of Auckland, New Zealand.
Uppsala University - Faculty of Law students can become members of the Juridiska föreningen which was founded in 1844. Members of the Association can go on trips to the Swedish Parliament and also visit courts. International students who have a degree in Law from a foreign university can take up the one year International and Comparative Law Program. Students can choose between English or Swedish as the medium of instruction.
Uppsala University - Faculty of Law has an excellent library with research materials available in English, German and French languages. They can access the internet and email services at the student Union. Though university studies are offered free of charge to the students, they have to pay a nominal fee to join the student union. Students can also join the European Law Students Association. The ELSA is involved in the Student Trainee Exchange Program and its members can participate in S & C Seminars and Conferences.