Welcome to the autumn semester 2022!

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Head of Department Helene Gundhus and University Lecturer Silje Anderdal Bakken welcome new and returning students to the autumn semester at the Department of Criminology and Sociology of Law.

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The department offers one master degree in Criminology and one master degree in Sociology of Law in Norwegian.

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Narrative criminology

Narrative criminology is a theoretical and methodological framework for the study of stories in criminology. We are interested in how collective and personal narratives instigate, sustain and effect desistance from harmful action.


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Our teachers are leading scholars in their field, offering courses on emerging issues in criminology and sociology of law