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Learn to view law from another perspective
Lund is the only university in Scandinavia and Europe to host a complete training in Sociology of Law from undergraduate through to professional degrees.

Studying Sociology of Law in Lund will give you unique and valuable competence helping you in your future career. Lund university is proud to offer sociology of law at all levels up to Master and professional degrees.

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Why are certain laws embraced and others ignored? How can norms and laws contribute to a sustainable society?

Sociology of Law will give you knowledge about social norms and the origin and application of laws and their effects and functions. You will gain an understanding of the legal system's possibilities, limitations and dependence on the surrounding community.

What part do norms, rules and laws play in the family environment, at school, at work or in society as a whole? What circumstances lead to new laws being passed or existing laws being changed? Studying Sociology of Law will give you the knowledge and tools with which to answer questions like these.

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For questions about the Mastersprogramme SASOL, please e-mail: master [at] soclaw [dot] lu [dot] se


Questions about our Swedish programmes and courses:

Anette Salling
Study advisor and Student office
The Sociology of Law Department
Telephone: +46 (0)46-222 41 55
E-mail: Anette [dot] Salling [at] soclaw [dot] lu [dot] se

Anna Sonander
Director of Studies
The Sociology of Law Department
Visiting hours: by appointment.
Telephone: +46 (0)46-222 69 35
E-mail: Anna [dot] Sonander [at] soclaw [dot] lu [dot] se

Sociology of Law Department
Lund University
Visiting address: Allhelgona Kyrkogata 14 M, 3rd floor, 223 62 Lund, SWEDEN
Postal address: Box 42, 221 00 Lund, SWEDEN

Faculty of Social Sciences