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

waterkraan met druppel
11 December 2018
The research of Dr. Daphina Misiedjan, assistant professor and researcher in human rights, at Utrecht University, forms an important part of this project.
Incluusion student screenshot
10 December 2018
Student refugees tell us what studying, through the Incluusion programme of Utrecht University has meant for them.
NILOS Moot Court Competition
10 December 2018
A fake fish and two disagreeing countries are among the elements of the NILOS Moot Court Competition on Law of the Sea at Utrecht University in May 2019.
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Events

14
Dec
14 December 2018 12:00 - 13:30
Two speakers from the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Utrecht University assistant professor Machiko Kanetake discuss human rights and cyber surveillance.
14
Dec
14 December 2018 16:15 - 17:15
PhD defense Sander van Hees LLM (Law department)
17
Dec
17 December 2018 12:45 - 13:45
PhD Defense Joep Rottier (Law department)
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