Faculty of Law

News archive for Faculty of Law

In October, the Pandemic Centre is offering an interdisciplinary course for students on preparedness for health crises. The course is primarily aimed at PhD candidates and master's students and will address a range of exciting issues in collaboration with some of the leading experts at UiB.
Professor Linda Gröning at UiB is among the leading researchers in questions related to criminal responsibility and criminal insanity. She is concerned about discrimination and injustice in the legal system if it does not rely on updated knowledge about mental illness - and finds it urgent to clarify how mental illness is relevant to criminal responsibility.
Professor Sören Koch has published an article about Professor Frede Castberg (1893-1977) and his influence on Norwegian legal culture.
Professor Sören Koch has published an article about the Norwegian regulation of assisted dying in light of national and international developments.
“There is hope in science and research”, said Rector Margareth Hagen in her welcome address to the one hundred PhD candidates from more than thirty countries taking part in the seventeenth Bergen Summer Research School.
Anna Nylund has recently published the book Shaping Civil Litigation Using Procedural Agreements on Eleven Publishing in collaboration with Antonio Cabral (Rio de Janeiro State University). 
Larry A. Bakken (Hamline University) was a long- standing contributor and lecturer at the Faculty of Law, University of Bergen.
Last Friday, April 12th, the Research Group on Climate, Energy, and Environmental Law hosted an engaging seminar.
Applications for our PhD and postdoctoral course hosted in Voss from August 28th to 29th, 2024, are now open.
On the 15th to 16th February 2024, professors Anna Nylund, Magne Strandberg and Camilla Bernt traveled to Leiden University to participate in a seminar organized by Professor Bart Krans.
"Even though the rules are different, the Nordic perspective gives value because we have so many cultural roots in common, says the Faculty of Law's new Honorary Doctorate, Mads Bryde Andersen. The professor at the University of Copenhagen is an active promoter of keeping the Nordic legal tradition alive.
Governments and oil and gas companies aim to electrify oil and gas production on the continental shelf as quickly as possible to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Three members of the research group have recently written articles addressing the issues raised by this framework.
In collaboration with the Department of Comparative Politics, the research group invited experts on offshore wind energy from the UK, Denmark, Latvia, Poland, and Norway to participate in a interdisciplinary conference.
On February 22nd, the research group organized a seminar on decommissioning of ships.
Professor Terje Einarsen is the editor of the newly published commentary on the UN Refugee Convention.
The University of Stavanger currently has a job announcement for an exciting PhD position within EU/EEA law. The position is related to the UiB international research center for EU and EEA, CENTENOL.
On January 15th, 2024, the Research Group for Legal Culture organized a lunch seminar on the comparative method for comparing Nordic countries.