Faculty of Law

The Faculty of Law provides excellent education. Lawyers must possess all of the relevant skills: they can competently and creatively handle matters pertaining to national, European and international law, as well as comparative law and all of its myriad interactions. Resolution skills and language proficiency, both in the mother tongue and in English, are essential.

Our research meets international standards and focuses on the Europeanisation and internationalisation of the legal profession. It concentrates on themes such as European common law, globalisation of law and civil rights.

Innovative education

Besides the proven Problem-Based Learning, where you solve problems together with your fellow students, we always keep an eye on new education methods. For example we are experimenting with Google Glass in our moort court training sessions. Students get tips and tricks from the tutor via Glass.

  • Gijs van Dijck

    Appointment Gijs van Dijck as professor of Private Law

    Thursday, July 21, 2016

    As of 1 September 2016, Gijs van Dijck will join the Faculty of Law as a full professor of Private Law. Van Dijck is legal scholar who specialises in tort law, insolvency law, and research methodology, including empirical legal research.

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  • Jacobine van den Brink appointed as professor of European and National Administrative Law

    Wednesday, July 20, 2016

    The department of Public Law is very pleased to announce that the Executive Board has appointed mr. dr. J.E. (Jacobine) van den Brink as professor of European and National Administrative Law as per 1 July 2016. The vacancy for this chair arose because prof.dr. Chris Backes accepted a professorship at Utrecht University.

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    Jacobine van den Brink appointed member of the Electoral Council as of 1 January 2017

    Wednesday, June 15, 2016

    The Cabinet has agreed to submit the nomination of J.E. (Jacobine) van den Brink as a member of the Electoral Council to King Willem-Alexander for approval. She has been appointed professor of European and National Administrative Law at Maastricht University as of 1 July 2016.

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