University of Groningen (RUG), The Netherlands
The University of Groningen (RUG) is a modern, internationally oriented institution which builds on a longstanding tradition of almost four centuries and which is today ranked as one of the top 100 Universities in the world. The Faculty of Law of the University of Groningen is one of the largest faculties in the Netherlands and has a strong research tradition in a number of fields including European law, information technology law, constitutional law, international law, public law, civil law and a variety of interdisciplinary fields
STeP is an interdisciplinary team of researchers within the Department of European and Economic Law founded in 2010. STeP covers many areas of information policy & technology law including privacy, data protection, security sciences, surveillance, cybercrime, self-regulation and health informatics and builds on 20 years of collaborative experience between senior team members. The STeP Research Group co-ordinates several European funded projects (FP7 and H2020) and participates in several other European funded projects.