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

News

Werkbezoek dijkversterking
17 July 2018
Field trip of researchers and the Hoogheemraadschap van Schieland en de Krimpenerwaard, Waterschap Rivierenland, Waterschap Vallei en Veluwe, Rijkswaterstaat.
Logo NWO van Veni, Vidi, Vici
16 July 2018
Daan van Uhm en Lorena Sosa, researchers in criminology and human rights have been awarded a Veni grant by NWO.
Raad van Europa
2 July 2018
The appointment is for a term of three years, starting 1 July 2018. The work closely relates to his current research on civil society under pressure.
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Events

31
Aug
31 August 2018 12:45 - 13:45
Cong-rui Qiao (LLM, Law Department) provides an interdisciplinary insight into institutional resolutions of mass actions in post-reform China (1980s to 2015).
11
Sep
11 September 2018 12:45 - 13:45
Clara Musto exposes in this thesis the nuts and bolts of Uruguayan drugs reform.
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