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Scandinavian Studies

Scholarly resources in Scandinavian Studies, including Denmark, Finland, Greenland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden. The resources organized here are all freely available and have undergone a selection and evaluation process.

Denmark

CONSTITUTIONS AND CIVIL CODES

As originally adopted on 5 June 1953, shown here in the status of 1992. English translation.

Library of Congress guide to constitutional, legal and government documents.

GOVERNMENT

Including national, regional, local, and branches of government. Also includes Greenland and the Faroe Islands.

PARTY POLITICS

Including national, regional, local, and branches of government. Also includes links to Greenland and the Faroe Islands.

ELECTIONS

LEGAL RESOURCES

Law resources for Denmark. (No longer updated as of June 1, 2019.)

Library of Congress guide to constitutional, legal and government documents.

OTHER POLITICAL AND GOVERNMENT RESOURCES ON THE INTERNET

Links to constitutions, governmental bodies, parliament, courts, etc.

News and information sources from the Danish Embassy in Washington, D.C.

Finland

CONSTITUTIONS AND CIVIL CODES

As originally adopted on 17 July, 1919, shown here in the status of 1995. English translation.

Library of Congress guide to constitutional, legal and government documents.

GOVERNMENT

Including national, regional, local, and branches of government.

PARTY POLITICS

A list of Finnish political links. Also includes a link to the Åland Islands, a dependency of Finland.

List of registered parties with links to party websites.

ELECTIONS

Ministry of Justice website.

LEGAL RESOURCES

Law resources for Finland. (No longer updated as of June 1, 2019.)

Library of Congress guide to constitutional, legal and government documents.

OTHER POLITICAL AND GOVERNMENT RESOURCES ON THE INTERNET

"Things You Should and Shouldn't Know"

Information and news.

Links to constitutions, governmental bodies, parliament, courts, etc.

Iceland

CONSTITUTIONS AND CIVIL CODES

Constitution of Iceland. (17 June 1944 with updates; Icelandic original).

1957 to the present; Icelandic transriptions

Links to constitutions, governmental bodies, parliament, courts, etc.

Library of Congress guide to constitutional, legal and government documents.

GOVERNMENT

Including national, regional, local, and branches of government.

PARTY POLITICS

A list of Icelandic political links.

ELECTIONS

LEGAL RESOURCES

Library of Congress guide to constitutional, legal and government documents.

OTHER POLITICAL AND GOVERNMENT RESOURCES ON THE INTERNET

Law resources for Iceland. (No longer updated as of June 1, 2019.)

Links to constitutions, governmental bodies, parliament, courts, etc.

Norway

CONSTITUTIONS AND CIVIL CODES

Constitution of the Kingdom of Norway as originally set down on 17 May, 1814. Shown here with amendments through 19 June 1992. Norwegian transcription.

Links to constitutions, governmental bodies, parliament, courts, etc.

Library of Congress guide to constitutional, legal and government documents.

GOVERNMENT

Including national, regional, local, and branches of government.

Official website of the Government of Norway.

The official website of the Norwegian Parliament.

PARTY POLITICS

A list of links to Norwegian political parties and organizations.

ELECTIONS

LEGAL RESOURCES

  • ForInt-Law (Norway)

Law resources for Norway. (No longer updated as of June 1, 2019.)

Library of Congress guide to constitutional, legal and government documents.

OTHER POLITICAL AND GOVERNMENT RESOURCES ON THE INTERNET

Links to constitutions, governmental bodies, parliament, courts, etc.

News and information sources from the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Washington, D.C.

Sweden

CONSTITUTIONS AND CIVIL CODES

In English translations. Also available in the original Swedish.

Swedish Consitution, 1 January 1975 with amendments. As found in Sweden Index - with links to constitutions, governmental bodies, parliament, courts, etc.

Library of Congress guide to constitutional, legal and government documents.

GOVERNMENT

Including national, regional, local, and branches of government.

PARTY POLITICS

List of Swedish political parties.

ELECTIONS

LEGAL RESOURCES

Law resources for Sweden. (No longer updated as of June 1, 2019.)

Library of Congress guide to constitutional, legal and government documents.

OTHER POLITICAL AND GOVERNMENT RESOURCES ON THE INTERNET

Links to constitutions, governmental bodies, parliament, courts, etc.

Links to constitutions, governmental bodies, parliament, courts, etc.

Links to the government, to parliament, and to various official institutions.