The course introduces some of the dominant legal systems of the world and analyses their historical development, as well as the basic contrasts between them, examining such questions as what is law, what are relevant legal sources and what is the role of different legal institutions. The course also includes comparing specific substantive and procedural topics, for example contracts, sales, family law, as well as civil and criminal procedural law.
Results - National university aptitude test - Academic credits
Applicants in some programs at Umeå University have guaranteed admission to this course. The number of places for a single course may therefore be limited.
Please note: This application round is intended only for applicants within the EU/EEA and Switzerland.
Online application service in Swedish will open 15 March 2022 at 13:00 CET.
Application deadline is
19 April 2022. How to apply
Application and tuition fees
As a citizen of a country outside the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland, you are required to pay application and tuition fees for studies at Umeå University.