Faculty of Law

Student organisations

The Faculty of Law has several student organisations you can be a part of during your exchange period in Bergen. Read more about the organisations below.


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Juridisk Studentutvalg (JSU)

Juridisk Studentutvalg (JSU) is the Law Student Committee at the faculty.

JSU works to promote students' views on all matters related to teaching, studies in general and maintenance at the faculty.

Contact information
You may contact JSU during the opening hours or by sending an e-mail to jsu@uib.no

Opening hours
Monday to Wednesday 11:00-13:00
Thursday to Friday 12:00-13:00

The Law Students Union

Juristforeningen is the Law Students Union at the faculty.

The Law Students Union was established on 26 January 1949.  The organisation has for over 60 years offered many extracurricular activities to the law students, like sports, music, revue and much more. 

Their office is located at the Faculty of Law, you may visit them at the office, or find more information on Juristforeningen's website (in Norwegian only).

Contact information

Phone: 55 58 96 93

E-mail: leder@juristforeningen.com


ELSA is the European Law Students' Association at the faculty.

With 32,000 members ELSA is the world's largest independent law students' association. ELSA Bergen offers many different activities to any Norwegian or exchange students wanting to be part of the law students' network in Bergen.

ELSA Bergen has its office at the faculty, you may visit them in their office, or find more information on ELSA's website.


Jussformidlingen is an organisation run by advanced law students at The Faculty of Law, University of Bergen.

Beyond giving Norwegian law students the opportunity to gain practical experience, Jussformidlingen offers free legal aid to the public.

You may find Jussformidlingen at Sydneshaugen 10, a few streets away from the Faculty of Law.

More information on Jussformidlingen's website.