METRO initiates and stimulates comparative and transboundary legal research and organizes conferences about various legal themes. Moreover, the institute publishes the Maastricht Journal of European and Comparative Law and the Ius Commune Europaeum book series. METRO is very active in the field of contract research. Since the founding of the institute research has been done for (a.o.) the Dutch Ministries of Justice, Internal Affairs, Foreign Affairs, Environment, Social Affairs and Employment, Education and for the European Commission. METRO facilitates the Ius Commune Research School, a cooperation between the Law Faculties of the universities of Maastricht, Utrecht (UU), Amsterdam (UvA) and Leuven (KUL) which aims at the realization of a Ius Commune in Europe. Management and secretariat of the Research School are located at METRO.
Contractonderzoek; facilitering onderzoekschool Ius Commune