Hal Grotiusgebouw
Hal Grotiusgebouw

Research Centre for State and Law (SteR)

The Research Centre for State and Law (SteR) conducts fundamental research on public law. SteR brings together a selection of Nijmegen academics who together have broad expertise on public law, metajuridical and empirical research.


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Review committee very positive about SteR

The visitation committee, which visited SteR in late November 2022, is very positive about the quality and social relevance of research within SteR's four research programmes.

Political pamphlets on a sign

Political parties between freedom and restraint

Under current Dutch law, political parties are rarely regulated. This project investigates whether legal and constitutional regulation of the form, organisation and function of political parties is needed.


Postal address

Postbus 9049
6500 KK Nijmegen

Visiting address

Montessorilaan 10
6525 HR Nijmegen


SteR can be easily reached via the secretary:

+31 24 36 11061