Research groups and areas

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 several 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.

Research groups established or continued in 2022


Global Challenges to Human Rights Law, Policy and Practice
International Law 
Labour Law Group: The research group for Labour Law and Working Life 
Law and Technology 
Life Science 
Law, Society and Historical Change
Market, innovation, competition 
Natural Resources Law 
Sociology of Law 
Sustainability Law 
Welfare, rights and discrimination

    Previous research groups


    To see a list of the permanent research areas in the various Departments, click here (Norwegian only).

    Published Nov. 13, 2009 3:50 PM - Last modified Oct. 5, 2022 11:51 AM