The Faculty of Law, Economics, and Governance has a multidisciplinary profile, an international orientation and a focus on society. Our research is conducted in interdisciplinary research programmes and specialized research institutes.

Research organisation

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Resilient Societies

Resilient Societies is a multidisciplinary research theme within the Faculty of Law, Economics and Governance that contributes to resolving issues in society. The programme's research is conducted along three subsidiary themes: 
Future of WorkRegulation of Innovation and Resilient Rule of Law.

Collaboration within Utrecht University

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UGlobe (Utrecht Centre for Global Challenges) is a collaboration between the Faculty of Law, Economics, and Governance and the Faculty of Humanities. UGlobe is an international and multidisciplinary platform for education and research on issues related to the contested global order. Research lines are human rights, conflict & security, sustainability  and development & equity. 

Strategic themes Utrecht University

The Faculty of Law, Economics, and Governance is closely involved in 3 university-wide strategic themes: 

Focus areas Utrecht University

Legal, economic or organisational aspects play a role in many focus areas of the university, including:

Contact us

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Vice-Dean Research Janneke Plantenga about the social impact of our research

Scientific integrity

The Faculty of Law, Economics and Governance has adopted both the national code of conduct for scientific integrity and the Utrecht University one. Read more about quality and integrity of research at Utrecht University.