HeadlineImage

Welcome to Umeå Forum for Studies on Law and Society

Our education has a solid academic base in critical research on law and society. This means that when you chose an education at Umeå Forum for Studies on Law and Society current critical research becomes an important and active part of your education.

We give an increasing number of courses online and in English. In cooperation with Umeå Centre for Gender Studies (UCGS) we give the Master's Program in Law, Gender and Society, which is online and entirely given in English.

Our education is aimed both at you who wish to specialize in law and society and at you who wish to complete your degree with a legal profile highly relevant for your career development.

Find information about your course in the menu to the left!

Contact information

Umeå Forum for Studies on Law and Society
Umeå University
SE901 87 Umeå 

Visiting Address
Social Sciences Building, 4th Floor

Course coordinator

Helen Andersson
helen.i.andersson@umu.se

General enquiries

E-mail: juridisktforum@umu.se

Study adviser

Emma Lind
E-mail: emma.lind@umu.se
Phone: +46 90 786 64 35

Programme co-ordinator, the Master's Programme in Law, Gender and Society

Monica Burman
E-mail: monica.burman@umu.se
Phone: +46 90 786 66 32


Page Editor: Elin Andersson

Print page

Courses, the Master's Programme in Law, Gender and Society

Year 1:

Law and Society: Introductory CourseFeminist Theory and Intersectional AnalysesCritical Studies on Law and Gender in Nordic ContextsCritical Perspectives on Nordic Gender EqualitiesStudent Thesis in Law

Year 2 (information will be updated):

Electives 15 credits:
- Gender, Sex, Bodies: Theories and Debates
- Criminal Law in Context
- Practise-related Studies

- Methods I

Electives 7,5 credits:
- Methods II
- Gendered Violence

- Master Thesis in Gender Studies or Law

Courses Master's Programme in Law and Society

Year 1 (information will be updated)

Law and Society: Introductory CourseLaw in Practice: Rights and JusticeCritical Studies on Law and Gender in Nordic Contexts- Social law in Nordic Welfare Contexts