Get the most recent knowledge within law

The University of Copenhagen (UCPH) offers qualifying continuing education for lawyers who want to add new knowledge to their expertise.

Continuing and further legal education may also be relevant for those who do not have a legal background, but need to know about legislation and the regulatory framework within their specific field of work.

Focus on changes or specific legal areas

By registering for continuing legal education, you will be updated on upcoming changes within law.

UCPH also offers courses that focus on a specific area of current legislation. You can study the specific subject you are working with in your job.

And studying at the University of Copenhagen you are guaranteed a high academic level. The teaching is embedded in a research-based environment in which the latest knowledge is communicated by experts.

I really liked that the course was a combination of academic presentations and hearing about and discussing issues from 'the real world

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Customised courses

With a customised course, you can organise a course for a group of employees together with lecturers from the Faculty of Law. You will get a course that is aimed at your needs. Focus can be on enhancing your skills based on your company’s strategic goals, updating you on new legislation or handling new opportunities and requirements generated by societal developments.

Together with you, the faculty’s researchers will plan a course that will give you the highest return on your investment in continuing education.

Depending on your requests, the course can take place at your workplace or at the Faculty of Law at South Campus. The Faculty of Law is located right by the metro station at Islands Brygge, and with free parking for course participants.

Contact us for an informal dialogue on how we can accommodate your needs.


Faculty of Law
Continuing education
Steen Vive, Senior Consultant
Tel.: +45 31 27 36 90 

Very interesting and informative course that was relevant for my practice.

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Course Level Start date Duration
EU Food Law
Food law addresses the rules of the game for the food sector. It is relevant for consumers, food businesses and public authorities. This course introduces the different players who are active in the field of food law. The main part of the course is devoted to the system and the content of food law in the European Union. Part of UCPH International Summer Programme.
Master August 3 weeks
Human Rights and Economic Law for the Green Transition
The main objective of the course is to provide students with an understanding of the potential of two critical areas of international law, namely human rights and international economic law, to support the green transition and address the gaps left by international climate change law. Part of UCPH International Summer Programme.
Master June 1 week
International Law of the Sea

This course seeks to introduce students the comprehensive legal frameworks of International Law of the Sea.

Master Autumn 1 semester
Science as a cultural human right
This course will take a multidisciplinary approach to the right to science and to cultural rights in general, exposing students to fields outside their respective core disciplines of study. Among the topics focused on are scientific freedom and dissemination, the importance of international scientific collaboration, and the relationship between intellectual property and authors’ rights. Part of UCPH International Summer Programme.
Master July 2 weeks
Peaceful Settlement of International Disputes

As shown in the South China Sea disputes, international disputes significantly affect international relations. Since our epoque can be characterized by international disputes, the settlement of these disputes is of central importance. Part of UCPH International Summer Programme.

Master July 1 week
Governmental Contracts

Governmental contracts are commercial contracts concluded between public entities (central governmental agencies, regional purchasing agency, public company, local municipality, EU Institutions, etc.) and so-called economic operators (a private company such as wholesaler, Small or Medium Enterprise, NGO, or social enterprise) for the purpose of fulling the public need through spending taxpayers money. Part of UCPH International Summer Programme.

Master July 1 week

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