University of Bristol
The University of Bristol received its Royal Charter in 1909. Situated in the South-West of England, the University currently has about 23,590 students, of whom nearly 16,730 are studying on undergraduate courses for Bachelors degrees. The remainder are postgraduates studying Masters degrees or Doctorates.
The University of Bristol Law School opened in 1933 and is recognised as being one of the leading Law Schools in the United Kingdom. The Law School and Law library are situated in the iconic Wills Memorial Building which is at the heart of Bristol.
Facts & figures (2017/2018)
Overseas students: 529
None UK domicile students: 590
PhD students: 33
Academic staff: 84
Full Professors: 31 (persons)
Eötvös Loránd University Budapest
Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, (ELTE), Hungary’s oldest, largest and most prestigious university was founded in 1635. The University received the distinguished title of Research University in 2010.
Tuition at the Faculty of Law of ELTE University began in 1667. No other Hungarian Faculty of Law has longer uninterrupted record, and it ranks well among the most venerable of Central Europe’s law schools in distinction. The Faculty of Law maintains wide-ranging international relations primarily with universities in Europe and is proud to be involved in educational and research projects with similar institutions abroad. In recent years we have placed special emphasis on consolidating ties with universities in neighbouring countries to promote intensive regional co-operation in legal education.
Integrating research and education at the Faculty into the European Higher Education Area and fostering international educational and scholarly ties are key components of our vision.
Facts & figures (2018)
Foreign students: 205
PhD students: 124
Academic staff: 174
Full Professors: 34 (persons)
Ghent University was founded by royal decree in 1816 and opened its doors in 1817. The Faculty of Law was one of the four original faculties. The Faculty of Law and Criminology at Ghent University provides academic teaching and services based on innovative scientific research. Scientific research is performed within 3 faculty departments and over 20 research units encompassing all possible disciplines within the fields of law and criminological sciences. An overview of the different research units can be found on the faculty’s research website.
At our faculty you’ll find:
– relevant research > we go for impact on scientific and social debates. We focus on interaction with stakeholders and societal value creation;
– research with integrity > research with attention for quality assurance and ethical and legal frameworks and standards;
– collaborative research > we facilitate mutual collaboration among researchers. Combined forces achieve greater impact.
Facts & figures (2021)
Foreign students: 229
PhD students: 198
Academic staff: 240 (full professors included)
Full Professors: 27
Georg-August University Göttingen
University of Groningen
The Faculty of Law of the University of Groningen is a modern, internationally oriented institution which builds on a longstanding tradition of almost four centuries. Law has been taught at the University of Groningen since its foundation in 1614.
Legal education in Groningen is known as solid and of high quality. It is, in its content and method, attuned to the fact that the law is changing rapidly and lawyers have to work in an increasingly international environment.
The Groningen Law Faculty has a stable position in the top three of the Dutch law faculties and is held in high reputation among the top law firms in the Netherlands.
Facts & figures (2019)
Foreign students: 891
PhD students: 62 (persons)
Academic staff: 200 (fte)
Full Professors: 48 (persons)
University of Lille
A a dynamic institution connected with some of the world’s highest-ranking foreign universities, the University of Lille attracts many students. They benefit from excellent studying conditions on huge campuses.
For many years now, the University of Lille has made international development central to its way of working, courses and research.
Having won a place on a huge national plan to finance excellence (I-site) in 2017, it is now committed to structuring its international policy around several main themes, international recruitment methods and partnerships of excellence.
Facts & figures (2019)
8000 foreign students welcomed each year
3300 researchers and research professors
The doctoral School gathers 4 universities in the north of France ( Lille, Boulogne sur Mer, Douai and Valenciennes) and deals with legal sciences, political sciences and finance/marketing : 300 PhD students, 100 researchers and research professors, 7 research centers. Most of the students (about 80 %) come from University of Lille and study law.
University of Turku
The Faculty of Law of the University of Turku has been a leading provider of legal education for more than 50 years. It is a modern research and education community. Generating new information through research and educating new professionals are the Faculty’s top priorities.
The Faculty emphasizes teaching based on high-quality research. In its teaching, the Faculty stresses the development of skills needed on all levels of society in the private and public sectors, nationally and internationally. Studies in law provide broad knowledge of society and develop the student’s ability to solve complicated problems in an independent and methodical way. In addition to traditional substantive legal disciplines, the Faculty carries out teaching and research in general jurisprudential studies, such as legal history, the sociology of law and general jurisprudence.
Our task is to actively and critically observe phenomena and decision-making in society from a legal point of view. The Faculty conducts quality education and research which cover a wide academic range. Additionally, the teachers and researchers of the faculty participate actively in public discussion. The partners and the alumni of the faculty play an important role in developing its activities.
Facts & figures (2017)
Foreign students: 58
PhD students: 95
Academic staff: 75
Full Professors: 19 (persons)
The Faculty of Law of Uppsala University has one department, the Department of Law. In total over 200 people work at the Department, of which over 100 are scholars and teachers. In addition there are about 60 doctoral students and other coworkers who all operate from centrally located premises.
Both the research and the education at Juridicum have expanded and strengthened over the years, and today there are substantial teaching and research activities within a wide range of subjects.
The strong research environment as well as extensive international cooperation are important elements for the popular teaching model which has made the law programme at Uppsala one of Scandinavia’s most popular programmes.
Facts & figures (2017)
Students: 3672 (foreign students included)
Foreign students: 305
PhD students: 42
Academic staff: 100 (professors not included)
Full Professors: 35