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Master’s Degree Programme in


Specialising in Arctic Law and Governance or Transcultural Business Law

Want to be inspired by your studies every day? Want to be part of the Arctic Dream Team? In this programme you will enjoy the low pressure, interactive classes and high quality studies, and the enthusiastic professors will share their expertise, challenge you and appreciate your academic input.


I TRULY BELIEVE THAT MORE CAREER PATHS AND OPPORTUNITIES ARE OPEN TO ME NOW. Students say that studying at ULapland makes a difference in your life. The legal knowledge and expertise gained in the Arctic will help you pursue your goals and secure interesting career opportunities varying from entrepreneurship and management to NGOs and research.

The MICLaw programme offers you modern expertise and education where you will be in the forefront of legal research and the degree will open diverse career paths in the field. Arctic Law and Governance covers topics like climate change, ocean governance the rights of indigenous people, international environmental law, law making and policy making in the Arctic. It develops skills for working with international instruments, case law and literature with a view to doing research and engaging in legal praxis. Transcultural Business Law develops professional capacities to encounter new transcultural elements in a globalised world and provides the tools for understanding the interaction between culture and law. The studies enhance skills in analysing encounters in legal and cultural contexts ranging from new forms of international economic cooperation between nationstates to global business.

PHOTOS Iiro Rautiainen


International atmosphere, winter cycling, the hub for Arctic research and development, cultural events, interactive studies, campfire coffee, academic freedom, Santa Claus, international collaboration in legal education, reindeer, cozy study environment, northern lights, museums, multidisciplinary research, novel and internationally recognized legal expertise, nature trails, Finnish education system, wide range of student services, ice swimming, student associations, top class professors, Arctic way of life.

Master’s Degree Programme in International and Comparative Law (MICLaw) Degree

Master of International and Comparative Law Major Subject International and Comparative Law Specialisations • Arctic Law and Governance • Transcultural Business Law Credits 120 ECTS Duration of Studies 2 years (full time) Application Period December – January Studies Begin September Eligibility • a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field • good command of English





Master's Degree Programme in International and Comparative Law @ ULapland  

University of Lapland offers Master's Degree Programme in International and Comparative Law. Apply 1.12.2015-29.1.2016 via

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