ISSUE: 4/2022

  • Volume 26
  • Number 4
  • 2022


Studia Europejskie –
Studies in European Affairs

ISSN: 1428-149X
e-ISSN: 2719-3780

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The Case of Finnish Innovative Society: Shaping Legal Higher Education in Line with the Ideals of Social Solidarity


In a dynamically changing World, the process of educating students at universities must also change. The changes implemented, however, should be well thought out. The events of the last two years related to the pandemic have caused a global revolution in teaching methods, which have had to be modified to transfer knowledge remotely. Such ad hoc changes are contributing to a change in how higher education is viewed, especially in the context of traditional fields of studies such as the law, which have so far been reluctant to embrace new trends in curriculum design and educational methods. Because of their natural attachment to national legal systems, these faculties have been slower than others to undergo internationalisation, i.e. student exchanges in the educational process (due to difficulties with subjects being recognised abroad). For years, the Nordic countries, and especially Finland, have been among the leading countries in the world with regard to shaping effective and innovative systems of education, including higher education.


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Language: English

Pages: 199-215

How to Cite:


Kohtamäki, N. (2023) "The Case of Finnish Innovative Society: Shaping Legal Higher Education in Line with the Ideals of Social Solidarity". Studia Europejskie – Studies in European Affairs, 2/2022, pp. 199-215. DOI: 10.33067/SE.4.2022.8