Research profile

We believe that the societal relevance of scientific research is key to scientific excellence. Consequently, our research is centred around the relevance of law in society.

Top researchers

This “hall of fame” lists our top researchers who have received prestigious awards, grants, prizes and honorary appointments for scientific achievement.

Kooijmans Institute

The Kooijmans Institute studies law in a social context of historical, political, ethical, economic and technological aspects.

Obtaining a PhD

PhD doctorates are potential leaders in both academia and society. Their influence is considerable: shaping future legal theory and practice for society. Find out more about PhD positions at our faculty.