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Laws and standards

Links to laws, conventions and standards which may prove useful for your studies.

Laws and conventions

  • State constitution data including Finnish legislation.
    Search FINLEX

  • EUR-Lex contains EU legislation, case law from the European Union’s Court of Justice, other public EU documents and the authentic electronic version of the Official Journal of the Europe Union in 24 languages.
    Search EUR-Le

  • Contains laws and regulations applicable in Sweden
    Search Swedish Law Gazette

  • Joint website for Sweden’s public administration legal information.

  • Rules, legislation and publications for shipping from, among others, IMO, ILO and the EU, including SOLAS, MARPOL and STCW.

    Log in using your user account (the Windows username for your Åland University of Applied Sciences account) and password.
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  • The Finnish Standardisation Association is the central organisation that controls and coordinates national standardisation work in Finland. It is available in Finnish and English.

    SFS Online within the University’s network

    When you are at home or otherwise outside the university network, you use the link below. Under “Select the organisation you are affiliated with…” you choose “Åland University of Applied Sciences”. Use your HÅ G suite account (Google account) to access the service.

    SFS Online outside the University’s network