The Faculty of Law offers a five-year integrated master’s degree in law, a LL.M.-programme in Law of the Sea, a joint Nordic master’s programme in Environmental Law, exchange programmes with elective law courses taught in English, as well as a PhD programme in Law. Read more about our LL.M.-programmes in the study catalogue.
Law courses taught in English
Our courses are available for students from our partner universities as well as guest students. Read more about becoming an exchange student at UiT here!
Courses at UiT consist of both lectures and seminars, student presentations, written assignments, and practical exercises (moot courts). The courses offered during the spring of 2023 are;
- JUR-3615 EUROPEAN HUMAN RIGHTS - 15 ECTS
- JUR-3620 INTERNATIONAL LAW AND ARMED CONFLICT - 15 ECTS
- JUR-3621 INDIGENOUS PEOPLES RIGHTS TO LAND, RESOURCES AND LIVELIHOOD - 10 ECTS
- JUR-3622 INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL LAW AND CLIMATE CHANGE IN THE ARCTIC - 15 ECTS
- JUR-3624 THE RIGHTS OF INDIGENOUS PEOPLES - 5 ECTS
- JUR-3627 EU ENERGY AND CLIMATE LAW
Courses are assessed by an exam at the end of the semester. The examination is either a six-hour closed book written exam, or a written home exam combined with an oral exam. All written exams are held digitally.
PhD programme in Law
To be qualified for admission to the PhD programme in Law, the applicant must have completed a master’s degree with good grades, either an integrated master’s degree of 300 credits or a master’s degree of 120 credits building upon a bachelor’s degree of 180 credits. The faculty may approve other qualifications for admission where these are equivalent. PhD positions are advertised via Jobbnorge.no and EURAXESS.