The news of the Faculty of Law, Economics and Governance is listed below. Please note: some of the faculty news is only published in Dutch. For (press) questions, please contact the Communications Department of the Faculty: tel (030) 253 8356 or


17 January 2018
The student winner of the Social Impact Award is Gerben Hiemstra, he is busy setting up student organisations in secondary vocational education.
12 January 2018
The European Commission had appointed Prof. Madeleine de Cock Buning of Utrecht University to chair the new High-Level Expert Group on fake news.
Student met aziatisch uiterlijk in een Nederlandse collegezaal
4 January 2018
By doing courses via INclUUsion, several refugees have already been admitted to full master's programmes educated by Dutch universities.
20 December 2017
The Executive Board has appointed Janneke Plantenga as Interim Dean of the Faculty of Law, Economics and Governance (LEG) with effect from 1 January 2018.
Training Mexican officials with Tanja van Veldhuizen
12 December 2017
Post-doc researcher Tanja van Veldhuizen provided a training on evidence assessment in asylum cases to Mexican officials.