Faculty of Law

The Faculty of Law at Maastricht University is a top-quality provider of challenging and rewarding legal education at bachelor’s, master’s and PhD-level. A true pioneer in small-scale teaching and teaching of skills. The clear focus in research on European and international aspects of the law, human rights, migration and the empirical setting in which the law operates, provides an exceptionally inspiring environment for both students and staff. 

The UM Faculty of Law offers a wide range of bachelor's and master's programmes. Would you like to know more about our programmes? Download the brochure for more information on the courses, career perspectives and admission requirements of our programmes.

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Maastricht University took measures to restrict the outbreak of Corona. Please refer to the Law - Corona virus website for more information.

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    Catalina Goanta wins an ERC Starting Grant

    Thursday, January 13, 2022

    Our colleague Catalina Goanta received the very good news that she received a prestigious ERC Starting Grant for her research project on “Human Ads: Towards Fair Advertising in Content Monetization of Social Media.”

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    The implementation of the international climate regime in West Africa: case of Togo, Niger, Burkina Faso

    Monday, January 10, 2022

    PhD thesis written by Akouvi Okpè Abalo.
    Considered to be the most affected, fragile and vulnerable to climate change, poor West African states are at the heart of the international climate regime. They are thus subject to a series of conventional obligations whose implementation is highlighted in this thesis. 

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    Survey - ITEM Cross-Border Impact Assessment 2022

    Thursday, December 16, 2021

    The consultation round on the upcoming ITEM Cross-Border Impact Assessment 2022 is herewith launched! Grab the opportunity to share your experiences with ITEM! Dossier suggestions can be made up to and including 23 January 2022.

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    Protecting societal interests in corporate takeovers

    Wednesday, December 8, 2021

    PhD thesis written by Huizi Ai
    The thesis found that under the current regulatory framework of takeovers in the U.K., Germany and China, public laws (competition law and FDI screening laws) recognize and protect certain public interest considerations in takeovers, of which the national security interest is most important.

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    Recap ITEM Annual Conference 2021: Empowering border regions - More than ever?

    Tuesday, December 7, 2021

    The importance of cross-border cooperation manifests itself more than ever during the coronapandemic. Multi-level governance is the foundation for taking the next steps; looking for each other and perpetuating relationships at all levels, in administration, politics and practice. This became clear during the ITEM annual conference on 19 November, which focused on the lessons learned, opportunities and challenges of cross-border cooperation. Watch the video recap

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