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CORe - Centre for Government and Law

Constitutional law unit

CORe - Centre for Government and Law

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The research conducted at the Constitutional Law Unit covers the following broad domains of constitutional law:

  • Democracy, rule of law, and separation of powers
  • Federalism and division of powers
  • Constitutional rights

Within these domains, the Unit’s research focuses specifically on, among others:

  • The relationship between the Belgian and European legal orders
  • Comparative constitutional law
  • Legal protection against the government
  • The role of constitutional courts
  • The principle of legality
  • Proper law-making techniques
  • Anti-discrimination law
  • Freedom of religion
  • Conflicts between human rights