The Utrecht Centre for European Research into Family Law (UCERF) at Utrecht University is comprised of leading experts who carry out innovative research concerning family & law. Our research is independent and objective, of a high scientific quality and distinguished in the broad field of family & law. We combine international, comparative, European and domestic law perspectives in order to acquire a better insight into the complex legal reality. Read more about us


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Gender reveal kaarten met tekst "How I wonder what you are"
5 February 2020
Changing the legal gender is likely to become easier in the Netherlands. Researchers at Utrecht University respond to an opponent.
Katharina Boele-Woelki en collega's
8 January 2020
Katharina Boele-Woelki, professor of Family Law at Utrecht University was involved in creating new guidelines and principles in European Family Law.
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5 April 2019
The Trump government only wants to make it possible for military personnel to present themselves as their biological sex.


13e UCERF symposium, Academiegebouw, Universiteit Utrecht
19 March 2020 13:00 - 17:00
The annual UCERF symposium is very suited for professionals working in the practice of family law.