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

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7 September 2017
A multidisciplinary team of researchers will examine how enforcement could be improved when it comes to combating the illicit tobacco trade within the EU.
28 August 2017
Every person has a right to drinking water. And there’s enough for everyone.
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24 August 2017
Alex Oude Elferink participated as counsel for Nicaragua in the hearings of a ICJ case.
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Events

29
Sep
29 September 2017 15:30 - 17:15
The Netherlands Institute of Human Rights invites you to this year's lecture, delivered by Eduard Nazarski (director of Amnesty International Netherlands).
27
Oct
27 October 2017 10:30 - 11:30
Global human rights promotion needs a flexible vision.
14
Dec
14 December 2017 12:30 - 18:00
Law in action perspectives from the USA and Europe on globalizing antiforeign corruption enforcement.
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