Kimmo Nuotio


Description of research and teaching


Kimmo Nuotio is professor of criminal law.

He was the Dean of the Faculty of Law of the University of Helsinki in 2010-2017.

Nuotio was the director of the nation-wide doctoral programme in Law, funded by the Ministry of Education and Culture and the Academy of Finland, under the title "Law in a Changing World" (2007-2015), and Member of Board of the University of Arts (2015 - 2017). He is the chair of board of Center of Chinese Law and Chinese Legal Culture (2013 - present) and chair of board of Alexander Institute (2014-2018).

Nuotio is former Jean Monnet Fellow of the European University Institute, Department of Law (2000-2001)


His central research topics include

* Theoretical Foundations of Penal Liability

* Modernization of Criminal Law

* Nordic, European, and International Criminal Law

* Transnationalization of Criminal Law

* European Legal Integration

* Risk Society / Welfare State / Security

* Political Philosophy and Law

* Criminal Law and Cultural Diversity

* Researcher Skills and Research Ethics


Latest publications

  1. Epilogue

    Nuotio, K. T., Jun 2018, Normative Readings of the Belt and Road Initiative: Road to New Paradigms. Shan, W., Nuotio, K. & Zhang, K. (eds.). Cham: Springer International Publishing , p. 243-250 8 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingForeword / postscriptScientificpeer-review

  2. Normative Readings of the Belt and Road Initiative: Road to New Paradigms

    Shan, W. (ed.), Nuotio, K. T. (ed.) & Zhang, K. (ed.), Jun 2018, Springer International Publishing . 250 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBookScientificpeer-review

  3. The transformation of criminal law and criminal law theory in Finland and China

    Nuotio, K. T., 30 May 2017, In : Peking University Law Journal . 5, 1, p. 1-23 23 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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Latest activities

  1. Oiva Ketonen Lecture

    Kimmo Nuotio (Attendee)
    12 Dec 2017

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesPublic Talks

  2. Oikeudet filosofiassa ja oikeustieteessä

    Tomi Hämäläinen (Speaker: Presenter), Ari Juhani Hirvonen (Speaker: Presenter), Visa Kurki (Speaker: Chair), Paul Aleksi Tiensuu (Speaker: Presenter), Juho Joensuu (Speaker: Presenter), Seppo Sajama (Speaker: Presenter), Maija Aalto-Heinilä (Speaker: Presenter), Otto Lehto (Speaker: Presenter), Eerik Lagerspetz (Speaker: Presenter), Niko Soininen (Speaker: Presenter), Hanna Leena Lukkari (Speaker: Presenter), Mika Viljanen (Speaker: Presenter), Anne Kumpula (Speaker: Presenter), Markku Oksanen (Speaker: Presenter), Kimmo Teppo Nuotio (Speaker: Presenter), Panu Paavo Minkkinen (Chair)
    11 Dec 201712 Dec 2017

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

  3. Legal Education for the 21st Century: How to Educate a Competitive Lawyer?

    Kimmo Nuotio (Speaker)
    28 Sep 2017

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

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