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Department of Law

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About the Department of Law

The Law Department provides a stimulating and supportive environment bringing together LLM researchers, doctoral researchers, post-doctoral researchers, professors and visitors from more than 35 countries. In broad terms, members of the Department focus on what can be termed Transnational Law. This includes Public International Law, European Public and Private Law and Comparative Law, but also more amorphous forms of legal ordering that transcend the state in multiple and evolving ways. The Department is methodologically diverse, and professors and researchers adopt many different approaches, including doctrinal, critical, law-in-context, normative, empirical, socio- legal, historical and mixed methods. They frequently draw insights from other disciplines and many researchers undertake research which is theoretical in its orientation.

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Law theses of the month: Sarah Tas

In the 'Theses of the month' series, the EUI Law Department presents the remarkable work of its researchers and their impactful contributions to the field of law. This month, the Department features Sarah Tas, who defended her PhD thesis on 16 October 2023 under the supervision of Professor Deirdre Curtin.

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13 December 2023

Working group

Department of Law

Walking the talk?

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Presidents' Panel: A celebration of Bruno De Witte

The EUI PhD programme in Law

Why study Law at the EUI?

Department of Law

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50139 Firenze (FI)

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