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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

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The Master of Science Programme in Sociology of Law, SASOL, is an interdisciplinary campus-based programme that teaches you how the law and legal institutions work and affect the everyday life of ordinary citizens.

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

The programme gives you the skills to critically examine, analyse and evaluate the interplay between socio-legal theory and practice. It 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 ample opportunities to go abroad and take courses at a university with which we have exchange agreements.

Note 1: There are no tuition fees for citizens of the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) and Switzerland.

Note 2: In addition to the online application, all applicants, national and international, must submit a statement of purpose (letter of intent) when applying for this programme.

Go to the Statement of Purpose form

Helena Edberg. Photo: Theo Hagman-Rogowski

Helena Edberg

Programme administration

Email: helena [dot] edberg [at] soclaw [dot] lu [dot] se

Telephone: +46 72-531 45 74

Daily administration of the Master's Programme in Sociology of Law