Please note! Course description is confirmed for two academic years, which means that in general, e.g. Learning outcomes, assessment methods and key content stays unchanged. However, via course syllabus, it is possible to specify or change the course execution in each realization of the course, such as how the contact sessions are organized, assessment methods weighted or materials used.


  • Recognizes the special matters of the one or several sectors of environmental law. Comprehends the prerequisites of specific sector environmental law and the possibilities development and business provided by it.
  • Comprehends the multiphase administrative procedure in environmental law sector, as well as the particular challenges to development posed by it from a business point of view.

Credits: 6

Schedule: 03.05.2022 - 30.05.2022

Teacher in charge (valid for whole curriculum period):

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Ari Ekroos

Contact information for the course (applies in this implementation):

CEFR level (valid for whole curriculum period):

Language of instruction and studies (applies in this implementation):

Teaching language: English. Languages of study attainment: Finnish, Swedish


  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Environmental, climate and administrative procedure legislation in Finland and EU.

Assessment Methods and Criteria
  • valid for whole curriculum period:


  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    160 h (6 cr)


Study Material
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    To be announced in MyCourses and lectures.

Substitutes for Courses
SDG: Sustainable Development Goals

    6 Clean Water and Sanitation

    7 Affordable and Clean Energy

    11 Sustainable Cities and Communities

    13 Climate Action

    14 Life Below Water

    15 Life on Land

    16 Peace and Justice Strong Institutions


Further Information
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Teaching Period:

    2020-2021 Spring IV-V

    2021-2022 Spring IV-V

    Course Homepage:

    Registration for Courses: In the academic year 2021-2022, registration for courses will take place on Sisu ( instead of WebOodi.