Prof Jan Smits

Personnel groups: Fellows of the Chair.
Prof Jan Smits

Professor of European Private Law, Maastricht University

Professor of Comparative Legal Studies, University of Helsinki

HiiL Chair on the Internationalisation of Law, Maastricht University

Academic Director, Maastricht European Private Law Institute

Chair, European Private Law, Maastricht University

Jan Smits’ research interests range from European private law and comparative law to legal theory and ‘law and…’ approaches. He has a special interest in the debate about harmonisation of law in the European Union and in the various ways in which Europeanisation and globalisation influence the law. He is a fierce believer in legal science as an international discipline.

Link to Ticom