The Faculty is the largest in Norway in the classical fields of Law research. Other well established areas of research at the Faculty are Criminology, Sociology of Law, and Human Rights and Development.
The research is organised in permanent research fields at the various Departments. In addition to this, the Faculty has identified ten multidisciplinary research areas which are given top priority. Within each of these areas, Research Groups consisting of scholars from several of the Faculty's Departments have been established.
The ten multidisciplinary reseach areas which are given top priority are:
- Companies, Markets, Society and the Environment
- Constitutional Studies
- The Market, Innovation, and Competition
- Social Controll, and Rule of Law
- International Law of Contracts
- International Law
- Natural Resources Law
- Law, Society and Historical Change
- Rights, Individuals, Culture and Society
- Human Rights and Development
To see a list of the permanent research areas in the various Departments, click here (norwegian only).