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Faculty of Law

The Faculty of Law at Maastricht University is a top-quality provider of challenging and rewarding Dutch and European legal education at bachelor’s, master’s and PhD-level. A true pioneer in small-scale teaching and teaching of skills aimed at a broad range of future legal professionals.
The clear focus in research on European and international aspects of the law, Law and tech, and the empirical setting in which the law operates, provides an exceptionally stimulating environment for both students and staff. The Faculty greatly values its open, diverse and inclusive community that makes it a pleasant and rewarding place to work and study. 

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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Faculty in Focus

A lot can happen in a year. Our Faculty in Focus series highlights some of the most surprising, inspiring and important activities in the field of education, research and events at our faculty from 2023.

The Helga Pedersen Moot Court Competition team shares their story about winning this prestigious event, and why mooting competitions are so valuable for future lawyers. Next, we sat down with Andrea Parziale, whose research project aimed to make damages in Europe more equal. Also, a familiar face at our faculty, Fons Coomans, returned to his former workplace to talk about the importance of human rights for future generations. 

Dive into the fascinating world of our faculty's research, education, and events!

Read our Faculty in Focus series.

Agenda / events

  • 23 Aug 29 Aug
    18:00 - 20:00

    Graduate School of Law Annual BBQ

    Annual BBQ for the Graduate School of Law 


  • 23 Sep 23 Sep
    16:00 - 18:30

    Law and Popular Culture Lecture series

    Underlining the value that non-conventional approaches to law offer to a better understanding of social sciences, this Lecture Series aims at sparking continuous debate and dialogue.

  • 25 Sep 27 Sep

    The Right to Social Security: a new dawn!

    The Conference "The Right to Social Security: a new dawn!" brings together the MoveS seminar on EU Fundamental Rights for cross-border workers, Prof. Vonk's inaugural lecture, and the annual EISS conference on Contemporary Challenges for the Fundamental Right of Social Security.

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  • 03 Oct 31 Dec
    11:00 - 15:30

    Globalization & Law Network Seminar Series 2023 - 2024

    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. Invited experts will give a presentation on a specific topic followed by a Q&A...

  • 16 Oct 31 Dec
    10:00 - 11:40

    Pension expertise session (webinar)

    The expertise center ITEM, in collaboration with Montae & Partners, is organizing a (digital) pension expertise session webinar series.


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Interactive Campus Tour

Watch the interactive video and take a tour of our faculty. Our student Niklas will tell you all about the faculty's facilities, study areas, historical buildings and teaching spaces and more. Choose your own path and find out whether studying at Maastricht University is right for you.

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