Established in 1636, the Utrecht University School of Law is the oldest law school in the Netherlands and has several institutes, research institutes and centres. The institutes conduct research and supply education in a specific field of the legal discipline. The research institutes and centres focus specifically on 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.
The Utrecht Centre for Accountability and Liability Law (UCALL) is a group of academic researchers within Utrecht University’s Law Department who have together set out to conduct multidisciplinary research on the boundaries of accountability and liability in the Netherlands, in Europe, and beyond. You can visit the website via: Utrecht Centre for Accountability and Liability Law
The Utrecht Centre for Regulation and Enforcement in Europe (RENFORCE) focuses on the relationship between regulation and enforcement at the interplay of national, European and other levels of government as well as private spheres of regulatory enforcement.
You can visit the website via: Utrecht Centre for Regulation and Enforcement in Europe
Utrecht University’s Montaigne Centre for Judicial Administration and Conflict Resolution combines multidimensional expertise in the field of judicial administration and conflict resolution. Developments such as Europeanization, globalization and individualization require a fundamental reorientation of the judicial profession and the functioning of law as an instrument of conflict resolution.
Visit the website via: Montaigne Centre for Judicial Administration and Conflict Resolution
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.