Trine Schultz

Professor (mso) I Socialret. Ph.D., cand.merc.jur

  • Fibigerstræde 4, 111

    9220 Aalborg Ø



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Trine Schultz is Professor with special responsibilities at the Department of Law at Aalborg University. She is part of the public law research environment and is head of research at the Social Law Research Center (SLRC) at the department. She has a special task to expand the research of social law within the area of children´s rights, as well as to contribute to the continued development of the Social Law Research Centre and the research environment of social law at the department. Trine Schultz is also head of a major externally funded research project on the municipalities' application of law in the area of vulnerable children and young people. In her research, she mainly deals with topics and issues within social law and administrative law. She is the author and co-author of a number of articles and books in the research field. Her research is often based on basic administrative law issues, but with a focus on regulation in the field of social law. She has been the editor of books on Legal Security and most recently Children's Rights, based on the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. Together with researchers from the Social Law Research Center (SLRC), she has also authored general presentations of the Social Law on resp. in the field of children and young people and in the field of maintenance and employment. Trine Schultz also contributes with peer review assignments related to research contributions in books and journals. At the Nordic / International level, Trine Schultz is part of the Nordic Child Rights Network and has, among other things, has been the organizer of the Child Law Conference under the auspices of the network. In addition, there is international collaboration with children's researchers, including visiting professors at the Department of Law. 

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions


  • Law


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