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Master’s Programme in Sociology of Law (SASOL)

introducing the study of law, legal institutions and legal behaviour in a social context
The Master of Science Programme in Sociology of Law, SASOL, is an interdisciplinary campus-based programme starting every autumn.


  • 2 years, full time, 120 ECTS credits
  • Sociology of Law Department
  • Start: August every year


Giving you knowledge of how the law and legal institutions work and how they impact upon the everyday life of ordinary citizens.

The programme will give you the skills you need to critically examine, analyse and evaluate the interplay between socio-legal theory and practice.

The programme offers a wide range of alternative courses within the Faculty of Social Science, which will allow you to further develop interests in related fields of study.

In addition there are good opportunities to go abroad and take courses at one of the universities with which we have exchange agreements. 


Learn much more on the page Programme Overview

Or find the follwing pages in the menu:



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“Law is everywhere – even if you don’t know it. Law permits, prohibits, enables, legitimates, protects and prosecutes people. Law shapes our day-to-day lives in countless ways. It’s difficult to come up with an area of our lives that isn’t in some way connected to the law.”

Contact the programme

Programme administrator
Helena Edberg
Phn. +46 46-222 36 62
E-mail: helena [dot] edberg [at] soclaw [dot] lu [dot] se

Programme syllabus

Sociology of Law Department
Lund University
Visiting address: Allhelgona Kyrkogata 18 C, 3rd floor, 223 62 Lund, SWEDEN
Postal address: Box 42, 221 00 Lund, SWEDEN

Faculty of Social Sciences