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
has provided quality research and education for more than 350 years. Constant innovation has enabled the School to maintain its leading position. Top-ranking research is conducted in all important legal fields. Researchers collaborate intensively with foreign partners, mainly from the angle of European and comparative law. The School of Law also conducts contract research and consultancy for other organisations. The extensive educational programme is based on academic research conducted within the Faculty of Law, Economics and Governance. Students are trained as highly qualified, internationally oriented lawyers on the basis of modern didactical principles. The School of Law offers eight English-language Master's programmes and contributes to the Transnational Law Programme, an English-language Bachelor's programme. The Utrecht School of Law has launched the Netherlands' most extensive international student exchange programme. In addition, training programmes for professionals are available.
You will be working at the Department International and European Law
(IER) of the School of Law. This department is responsible for education and research in the field of international public law, European law, social law, economic public law and human rights. The department of International and European Law participates in the multidisciplinary research programmes of Utrecht University and is involved in commissioned research and consultancy. The School of Law’s legal research has organised its research into five main research programmes:
- Utrecht Centre for Accountability and Liability Law (UCALL);
- Utrecht Centre for Regulation and Enforcement in Europe (RENFORCE);
- Utrecht Centre for European Research into Family Law (UCERF);
- Utrecht Centre for Water, Oceans and Sustainability Law (UCWOSL);
- Montaigne Centre for Rule of Law and Administration of Justice.
The School of Law aspires to have a diverse body of staff (and students) and it strives to create and sustain a safe and inclusive environment for everyone. For more information visit Equality, Diversity and Inclusion policy.
UU is a forerunner in the field of Open Science.