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International Law and Governance

The research group focuses both on international law in its many facets, and the internationalization of national law.

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Presentation of the research area

The research group "Contemporary International Law" focuses on major aspects of international law by viewing international law and politics in a context-specific, timely and up-to-date manner. The purpose is to gather and further develop competence in international law at the University of Oslo, Faculty of Law to understand and address contemporary issues (and challenges) in and to the international legal framework and international governance.

Read more about the group's research focus.


International Law lunches are announced on the PluriCourts website. To stay informed about all upcoming events, register for the research group's e-mailing list.


Conversations with leading international judges

Completed projects

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Professor Christina Voigt, Department of Public and International Law

Deputy Chair

Professor Kjetil Mujezinovic Larsen, NCHR

Administrative contact person

Stephanie Schmölzer