17 July 2017

Professor Jan Smits new dean Faculty of Law

Professor Jan Smits will succeed Professor Dr. Hildegard Schneider as new dean of  the Faculty of Law on 1 December 2017.

Smits, currently  professor of European Private Law, director of the Maastricht European Private Law Institute (M-EPLI) and chair of the Private Law Department, impressed the Executive Board, the Appointments Advisory Committee and the Faculty Council with his vision on guiding the faculty, and the faculty as an integral part of the university, through the current change processes.