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 "International Law and Governance" focuses on diverse 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.


Some of the group's events are recorded. You can watch recordings of the events at PluriCourts podcast page.

    Conversations with leading international judges


    Completed projects

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    Professor Christina Voigt, Department of Public and International Law

    Core team

    Professor Ivar Alvik, Scandinavian Institute of Maritime Law

    Professor Mads Andenæs, Department of Private Law

    Associate professor Christoffer Erikssen, Department of Public and International Law

    Associate professor Malcolm Langford, Department of Public and International Law

    Professor Kjetil Mujezinovic Larsen, Norwegian Centre for Human Rights

    Associate professor Gentian Zyberi, Norwegian Centre for Human Rights


    Administrative contact person

    Claire Poppelwell-Scevac