Michiel Luchtman is professor of Economic and European criminal law at the Willem Pompe Institute for Criminal Law and Criminology. He is one of the programme leaders of the Utrecht Centre for Regulation and Enforcement in Europe (RENFORCE) and of the master European criminal justice in a global context.


His research and teaching focus on the consequences of Europeanisation for criminal justice and law enforcement in general; on criminal law and fundamental rights; on economic criminal law, as well as criminal tax law.Luchtman also (co-)supervises several PhD projects on these issues.


Luchtman is the Dutch contact point of ECLAN, the EU criminal law academic network, and a member of the European Commission’s Expert Group on Criminal Policy. From Sept. 2019 until Sept. 2022, he was the director of masters education and board member of the Utrecht Law School.


Per 1 April 2023: Economic and European Criminal Law: prior to 1 April 2023: Transnational law enforcement and fundamental rights
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