Centre for Law and Governance in Europe



Find out about the teaching and courses offered by the Centre for Law and Governance in Europe


Basic module information for LLB students can be found on UCL’s Portico system, and is made available to students once they have registered. The Faculty provides more information on LLB course options such as European Law on the UCL Laws Student Intranet, once students have joined the Faculty. More information on our LLB courses can be accessed on the UCL Laws Undergraduate Programmes pages.


Taught modules offered on the UCL Laws LLM programme vary from year to year. Please check the current list for details of the modules running in specific academic years. Modules are subject to change or cancellation. You are therefore advised to check our Programme pages regularly for further updates throughout the year.

European Union Law is available as a specialist degree.

PhD Students

The Centre for Law and Governance in Europe welcomes prospective PhD students in all areas of European Union Law and Governance. We also welcome students working from an inter-disciplinary or socio-legal perspective.

Prospective students may wish to contact one of the co-Directors for further information.

Current Students

Gijsbert ter KuileGijsbert is researching the legislative procedures to scrutinise respect for fundamental rights and their effect on the intensity of judicial review.Professor Dawn Oliver
Cristina PonciboCristina is working on comparative consumer protection and federalism in the EU and the US.Professor Joanne Scott
Jaruprapa RakpongJa is working on EU food safety regulation and EU/Thai trade relations.Professor Joanne Scott
Thomas RicardThomas is working on the principle of competitive neutrality.Dr Ioannnis Lianos
Olivia WoolleyOlivia is looking into the potential for obligations of states under international and European law and particularly those concerning the protection of marine species, of existing uses of the sea by other states, and of the marine environment to restrict the development of offshore renewable energy generation in European waters. Her research will explore how obstacles to offshore development might be addressed including through the use of marine spatial planning techniques.Professor Jane Holder