Faculty of Law



About the faculty

The Faculty of Law is located in the centre of Bergen, overlooking the Bergen fjord.

At the Faculty of Law we focus on high quality research and teaching within a variety of legal areas. Our international profile is reflected both in research activities and in the substantial number of students which we have the pleasure of welcoming every semester. It is also seen in the number of students from our Faculty travelling abroad.


How old is China?

How old is China? According to Lloyd Tom Wilson this question may have many answers, depending on how you look at it.

Bergen Lecture 2017

Bergen Lecture 2017

Bergen Lecture 2017 takes place at Bergen Resource Centre for International Development, Thursday 16th of November at 10.30. This year's lecture is given by Professor Douglas N. Husak from the Rutgers University.


Visit from University of Cardinal Stefan Wyszynski

On 5-7 September 2017, our Faculty hosted four researchers from the Faculty of Law and Administration at the University of Cardinal Stefan Wyszynski in Warsaw (UKSW). Strategically this visit is meeting the Faculty´s aims to be more visible in international projects in general, but in Horizon 2020...


– Love at first sight!

Franzi Walendczus from Germany certainly did not choose to study in Bergen because of the “good” weather. Despite of the weather though, she loves the city. “It was love at first sight” she says.

PhD - portrait

PhD - portrait - Lars Kvestad

Lars is doing his PhD at the Faculty of Law here in Bergen, specialising in the history of law.

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Open positions

There are no open positions for this unit at the moment.