Law at Södertörn University has two main fields of study: Commercial and Business Law and Public Law. Courses belong to the main field of study called Public Law. If you want to work on legal issues related to the EU or human rights, then Public Law is right for you. Europeanisation and internationalisation are in focus. All course have an emphasis on the influence of European law on Swedish legislation and entrepreneurship. This gives you expertise in European and EU law. The international perspective means that you gain a broad understanding of legal systems around the world. After studying you have the skills and knowledge to work at national and European levels.
Public Law covers the legal regulation of the relationship between the state and the individual. You learn the rights and obligations you have as an individual and those of businesses. You will learn about the legal basis for the exercise of power conducted by public authorities, not least about the requirements that European law places on the Swedish legal system
Public law is strongly linked to various societal issues. You gain knowledge that means you can work with issues relating to human rights, among other things, after your studies. You develop wide-ranging knowledge of the Swedish legal system and can apply your skills in an area that you are passionate about.