Curricula Guides

Uusi opinto-opas (sisältäen myös opetusohjelmat) lukuvuodelle 2018-2019 sijaitsee osoitteessa . Tältä sivustolta löytyvät enää vanhat opinto-oppaat ja opetusohjelmat.

The new study guide (incl. teaching schedules) for academic year 2018-2019 can be found at This site contains only previous years' guides.

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Archived Curricula Guide 2016–2018
Curricula Guide is archieved. Please refer to current Curricula Guides
MAAN7563 Legal geography 3 ECTS
Organised by
Planned organizing times
Period(s) I II III IV
2016–2017 X X
2017–2018 X X

Learning outcomes

After completing this course, students will know the most important concepts and theories, and the most topical research questions concerning the theme of the course.


This is a course about current legal geographical theories and discussions. Legal geography will be examined as a branch of human geography, and the special focus of the course will change every year. The course has two parts: Firstly, students will read some background articles, and have an exam concerning these. The exam has to be passed before the second part of the course. Secondly, the students will take part in a two-day research symposium, and they will have a writing task that is based on the seminar and literature.

Teaching language


Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Written exam
  • In English
  • In Finnish
  • In English
Project / practical work
  • In English
  • In English
  • In Finnish


Numeric 0-5.

Further information

The course is targeted for students who are interested in human geography and in legal geographical thinking, and who are conducting their advanced studies at the moment. These requirements are taken into account when students (max 8) are selected to the course.

Belongs to following study modules

Department of Geography and Geology
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
Department of Geography and Geology
DP in Geology
DP in Geology
DP in Geography
DP in Geography
Finnish Study Modules