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

Duikers en bouwvakkers installeren het plastic op het geraamte van de walvis
14 January 2019
The Skyscraper whale, brought here by Utrecht University, draws attention to the waste problem of plastic in seas and rivers.
Juridisch Spreekuur Gedetineerden met Anne-Wil-Dijkstra (jurylid)
10 January 2019
The jury rewards outstanding students and staff of the LEG faculty that have had an impact on society through work, study or volunteering.
Gender
8 January 2019
This special issue focuses on the impacts of gender registration and the possibilities for abandoning such practices. Deadline for submission: 4 February 2019.
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Events

21
Jan
21 January 2019 14:00 - 18:00
To what extent provides smart data companies with a competitive advantage and what should be the role of competition agencies?
24
Jan
24 January 2019 13:30 - 17:30
This conference is organised by the faculty of Law, Economics and Governance and the hub ‘Future of Work’ of Utrecht University.
7 - 8
Feb
7 February 2019 09:00 - 8 February 2019 19:00
The crucial and central purpose of this event is to bring young and talented researchers in different disciplines together.
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