Kimmo Nuotio, Professor


    Research areas

  • 513 Law - criminal law

Description of research and teaching


Kimmo Nuotio is professor of criminal law. He is chairing the Strategic Research Council (2019-2021).

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 was the chair of board of Center of Chinese Law and Chinese Legal Culture (2013 - 2019) 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). He has been a visiting professor at the University of Toronto and the KU Leuven.


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

* Global law

* Researcher Skills and Research Ethics


Latest publications

  1. The Dual Penal State á la Markus Dirk Dubber

    Nuotio, K. T., 2 Feb 2019, In : Bergen Journal of Criminal Law and Criminal Justice. 6, 2 (2018), p. 178-187 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientific

  2. Crime and Punishment

    Nuotio, K. T. & Lappi-Seppälä, S. T., 2019, Nordic Law in European Context. Cham: Springer, p. 179-199 21 p. (Ius Gentium: Comparative Perspectives on Law and Justice; no. 73).

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

  3. Kansan oikeustaju ja lain noudattaminen

    Nuotio, K. T., 2019, In : Haaste. 1/2009, p. 32-33 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional

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Latest activities

  1. University of Toronto

    Kimmo Nuotio (Visiting researcher)
    1 Oct 20188 Dec 2018

    Activity: Visiting an external institution typesAcademic visit to other institution

  2. Oiva Ketonen Lecture

    Kimmo Nuotio (Attendee)
    12 Dec 2017

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesPublic Talks

  3. 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

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