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About Urios, The study Association for International and European Law

Urios is the Utrecht study association for International and European law. The association was founded in 1981 and has about 250 members, both Utrecht students and exchange students. The main goal of Urios is to introduce students to International and European law on a more practical level.

The association organizes many activities and two symposia per year with great speakers. Every month there is a special activity such as a debate evening, a lecture or a visit to a place of special interest for law students.

Every year Urios organizes two excursions abroad, one within Europe and one outside Europe. In the past members have been to places like Brussels, Geneva and New York. In the course of the year students will be informed about the destinations.

Furthermore, Urios publishes its own journal on International and European Law, which is called, ‘Utrecht Journal for International and European Law’. This peer-reviewed online English periodical appears bi-annually. Upcoming events are announced in the newsletter, which appears monthly.

For those who would like to get a taste of diplomacy Urios has its own Model United Nations Society, which provides workshops and attends two to three MUN conferences a year.

Last, but certainly not least, are the bi-monthly drinks where board, members and friends meet, talk and drink at Café ‘t Pandje (Nobelstraat 193).

We welcome all students who are interested in International and European Law, and who wish to participate in or organize activities in this field. It is not required that you are an International and/or European Law student. As a member or friend (a Urios alumnus) you will receive preference and discount on all activities organized by Urios, the newsletter and a free drink at the bi-monthly members drink