Sol Iustitiae Illustra Nos:
Sun of righteousness, shine upon us
(motto of Utrecht University)

Research

The Utrecht University School of Law conducts top-ranking research in all important legal fields: private law, criminal law, constitutional and administrative law and international law. Our researchers collaborate intensively with foreign partners, especially in the field of European and comparative law. We are also involved in commissioned research and consultancy

Education

Our educational programme is based on academic research conducted within the faculty of Law, Economics and Governance. We train students as highly qualified, internationally-oriented lawyers on the basis of modern didactical principles. 

The School of Law offers several English-language Master’s programmes. We have an extensive international student exchange programme. Furthermore our department offers training programmes for professionals.

Staff and departments of the School of Law

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  • Events

    • 28 May

      Open Session on Democracy

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      Research network Institutions for Open Societies invites everyone with an interest in democracy and especially early career researchers to Tuesday 28 May. In this meeting, we aim to build on current discussions and provide an open space to work on joint initiatives and collaborations between different IOS platforms and beyond.
    • 31 May

      Festival Europa

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      Festival Europe of Utrecht University prepares you for the European elections with interviews, talks, a party leader debate, music and literature.
    • 4 Jun

      The Big Europe show

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      On Tuesday June 4, Institutions for Open Societies' platform Futures of Democracy invite you to join a whirlwind show with information, political analysis, humour and interaction about Europe en European Politics. In 75 minutes, De Kiesmannen ('Electors') will get you ready for the voting booth at the upcoming European elections.
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