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The Center for Climate Change, Energy and Environmental Law based at the UEF Law School.

Established in 2013, the Centre for Climate Change, Energy and Environmental Law (CCEEL) is based at the Law School of the University Eastern Finland (UEF).

It brings together the Law School’s activities in the areas of climate change, energy, natural resources and environmental law.

Aiming for high quality and international impact, the Center provides a common platform for discussion, research and education on these topics.


The CCEEL team includes several well-known international experts and consists of 12 full or associate professors, 15 senior or postdoctoral researchers, more than 50 PhD researchers, and 6 project researchers/research assistants.

Some of the CCEEL Team, August 2023.


CCEEL produces high-quality and policy-relevant research in its areas of expertise. The Centre’s research activities are carried out by four research groups. The groups focus respectively on climate change and international environmental law; energy law; Finnish national environmental law; and law in water and environmental governance. CCEEL’s research activities cover international, European and national legal and policy developments. CCEEL researchers also actively participate in relevant theoretical and methodological discussions in legal studies.

Stock Photo from UEF Media Bank


Stock photo from UEF Media Bank

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