Globalization & Law Network


The Globalization & Law Network is composed by a group of researchers of Maastricht University, coming from different backgrounds, who study the role that law plays in a globalizing society from a holistic perspective. We are interested in understanding how globalization is challenging legal systems, the societal consequences of these changes, and how legal actors and instruments should be adapted to respond to these challenges. 


Globalization & Law Network aims at studying the changing role of law in a globalizing society, and, in particular, how globalization is challenging the potential of the law to regulate, protect and solve disputes.

Our Research focuses on two main themes: 
1. Legitimacy issues created by Globalization and
2. Judicial Protection and Conflict Resolution.

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Globalization & Law Network’s research is part of the Law Faculty​ research programme and
its members belong to various research institutes.

Globalization & Law Network news

  • On 11 October 2023, we had the pleasure to host Dr Ane Aranguiz, Assistant Professor of European Labour and Social Security Law at Tilburg University. Aranguiz discussed her current research on “Combating social exclusion in the EU, what role for EU law?”, with Dr. Fulvia Ristuccia, Assistant...

  • On 27 September 2023, the Globalization & Law Network hosted Chiara Armeni, Professor of Environmental Law at Université Libre de Bruxelles, who presented her paper entitled “Inequalities and environmental justice in the EU climate transition”.

  • The Globalization & Law Network is pleased to present its first newsletter covering the first half of 2023.

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