Collaborations & Networks

Collaborations & Networks

One of the fundamental tasks of the faculty is to contribute to the development and use of legal knowledge, regionally, nationally and internationally. Collaboration with the surrounding society is therefore a priority task for both research and education and is conducted through several different channels.


The Faculty of Law collaborates and interacts with a large amount of individuals and organisations in our society. This manifests in different ways and through various channels, for instance by official opinions, alumni activities and contract education. We also have a mutual knowledge exchange between our students and practitioners of law, as the students continuously do internships at law firms, authorities and various organizations. In return, law practitioners from, amongst others, these bodys come and teach at our courses.

Our Centres, Forums and Networks

There are several centres, forums and networks connected to the Faculty of Law, working to strengthen research and education within their respective fields. Some have links to other operations inside and outside the university while others are independent units.

Below is a list of our cooperation forums in alphabetical order: 


CRS is a multidisciplinary centre at Uppsala University, a Centre of Excellence for research on religious and social change processes in Sweden, Europe and globally.

CRS conducts internationally distinguished, multidisciplinary research. Social issues brought to the fore by people's existential experiences and the increasing visibility and presence of religions are the main areas of research.

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The centre works to coordinate police research and higher police training at the university. Current research is presented regularly at seminars and conferences. An important goal is to be a national knowledge partner and an internationally leading research node for police research. The Faculty of Law hosts the activities.

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Children's Rights in Biomedicine Conference

On September 12, 2022, researchers, experts, and policy-makers from Europe will convene to discuss whether law can effectively protect children from scientific risk and uncertainty and ensure that they receive medical care that meets the highest attainable standards of health. The conference will explore questions of how national legal orders can fulfill the obligations that bind them through human rights treaties and frameworks.

Special emphasis will be placed on the Convention on Human Rights and Biomedicine and its protocols, as well as recommendations from the Committee on Bioethics and Children’s Rights Division of the Council of Europe."

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The Gothenburg / Lund / Uppsala Migration Law Network (GLUMIN) is a collaboration between Uppsala, Lund and Gothenburg Faculties of Law and the Department of Philosophy at Uppsala University with the aim of developing migration law and migration law research in Sweden.

The research network includes researchers in the field of migration law active at most of the country's universities and colleges. GL/UMIN also serves as a national research environment for researchers in the field of migration law within the framework of which seminars and workshops are arranged and collaborated in different constellations within and between higher education institutions.

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IFF's task is to stimulate research in the field of real estate law and to organise both seminars and symposia with a strong practical focus. Another task is to follow up and try to influence the property law legislation. IFF is an independent institute with its own premises at the Faculty of Law.

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IfU:s purpose is to inspire and support research and education in the field of education law in Sweden in the widest possible way. Based on the broad scientific university environment, IfU shall work to ensure that jurisprudence and related issues, with a focus on schools and higher education institutions, are highlighted in a fruitful way. 

The goal is to become the most important educational law centre in Sweden. Another goal is that research and other activities in the field of education law should enrich other areas of society as well.

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Leadership, Efficiency, Legality in Peacetime Crises (LERF)

A research collaboration on Swedish peacetime crisis preparedness with a focus on constitutional, administrative law and administrative policy aspects.

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Legal Research Network

The Legal Research Network (LRN) was founded in 2006 by the faculties of law of the Universities of Groningen, Turku and Uppsala. The Universities of Bristol, Budapest (ELTE), Ghent, Göttingen and Lille-Nord de France have since joined the network.

The Legal Research Network (LRN) aims at improving the international profile of its members, strengthening (thematic) research cooperation by its staff, and promoting the international scientific perspectives of its young researchers.

LRN is thematically a general network in law. The annual Conference and Summer School are organized around specific themes which are approachable from different fields of legal research.

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Obehörig användning av e-legitimation

Den 1 och 2 december 2022 arrangeras en konferens i Uppsala om missbruk av e-legitimation där vi kommer att diskutera några av de juridiska utmaningar som uppstår i kölvattnet av sådant missbruk: "Obehörig användning av e-legitimation: Rättsliga utmaningar och nordiska utvecklingslinjer".

Poster på programmet kommer att vara oberättigad användning av e-legitimation och avtalsbundenhet, ansvarsfördelning mellan kund och bank vid obehöriga transaktioner samt processrättsliga frågor som uppstår i komplexet.

Konferensen vänder sig främst till jurister som kommer i kontakt med denna sorts frågor genom sitt arbete, men också till dem som är intresserade av detta ämne, oavsett om de jobbar på bank, i domstol, som advokat eller ombud, i akademin eller någon annanstans. 

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SIFIR works to promote research and teaching in international law. The Institute works towards this goal by purchasing international law literature for the Legal Library, arranging seminars and conferences and publishing scientific articles. Each year, the Institute awards a prize for best degree project in international law: the SIFIR Thesis Prize. The Board consists of members from the Faculty of Law and representatives from the Ministry for Foreign Affairs.

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Uppsala forskarnätverk om mänskliga rättigheter

Nätverket har som mål att lyfta och vidareutveckla existerande forskning kring rättsliga, etiska, filosofiska och politiska perspektiv på mänskliga rättigheter och koppla det till idag aktuella frågor som hot mot rättigheter, rättigheters olika status för olika grupper, rättigheters teoretiska grund och hur rättigheter kan utkrävas och genomföras.

För att kunna göra detta samlas våra forskare kring en mängd aktiviteter. Vi önskar vidare skapa nya kontakter, mötesplatser och samtal som främjar forskning och fördjupning för nätverkets medlemmar, för universitetet, och för samhället. Tanken är också att på längre sikt skapa förutsättningarna för gemensamma ansökningar om att inrätta nya forskningsmiljöer eller program. 

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The Forum promotes interdisciplinary and cross-institutional research and education. An important goal is to achieve an increased internationalization of the research environments within the collaboration. The forum arranges seminars, workshops, lectures and courses. The collaboration includes six units and institutions.

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Last modified: 2022-09-25