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Subjects: Law - Foreign Law

Purpose of this guide

This guide is intended for students and researchers studying the law and legal systems of the countries of Europe and Scandinavia at the University of Oxford, although students and researchers from any field may find it useful.

Use this guide to find out about sources and commentary for European and Scandinavian jurisdictions, including ebooks, ejournals, and databases.

Multi-Jurisdictional Tools

Further online guidance

Globalex, published by the Hauser Global Law School Program at NYU School of Law is committed to the dissemination of high-level international, foreign, and comparative law research tools in order to accommodate the needs of an increasingly global educational and practising legal world." The link below takes you to the jurisdiction index - scroll down till you find the country (countries) you are interested in.

Using this guide

Navigate through this guide by clicking on the pertinent tab above this box (below the main title of this guide). For example, if you are interested in sources for Swiss law click the tab Sp-SW

The Law Bod print holdings vary in strength. The current collections are on Level 3 - except for Ireland which is with the British Isles on level 2.
Our largest collections, and best subscription databases are for those jurisdictions taught at Oxford - France, Germany, Italy, and Spain. But this guide is designed to also be a portal to reliable online resources to supplement what we have.

Just looking for a reliable English translation of a country's constitution? Try:

(Also) interested in the law of the European Union? Go to