A better future for everyone. This ambition motivates our scientists in executing their leading research and inspiring teaching. At Utrecht University
, the various disciplines collaborate intensively towards major societal themes. Our focus is on Dynamics of Youth, Institutions for Open Societies, Life Sciences and Sustainability.
The Faculty of Law, Economics and Governance
is a faculty at the heart of society, with a strong focus on social issues. Our subjects of Law, Economics and Governance give us a strong mix of academic disciplines that complement and enhance each other. This is a unique combination and a mark of our faculty's strength.
The Utrecht University School of Law
is part of the LEG faculty. 'Law in Utrecht' stands for multidimensional research in the main areas of law and for intensive and varied legal education in a small-scale academic community. Teaching and research focuses primarily on the core areas of law and the links between them: Private Law, Criminal Law, State and Administrative Law and Theory of Law as well as International and European Law. The department aims to play an active and distinctive role within innovative legal research, into scientifically and socially relevant themes and with challenging education that trains students who can lead societal change.