Sofia Ranchordas holds an LLB and LLM (summa cum laude) from the Universidade Catolica Portuguesa (Portugal), an LLM in Law Economics (cum laude) from Utrecht University, and a PhD (cum laude) from Tilburg University and University of Antwerp. After her PhD she was a Visiting Scholar at George Washington University Law School (2014) and a Resident Fellow at the Information Society Project at Yale Law School (2015-2016). She has been the recipient of both national and international grants and awards (e.g., Niels Stensen Fellowship, Knight Foundation, NWO Smart Governance). She held previous teaching positions at Tilburg University and Leiden University. She is a frequent speaker at international conferences.
She is a member of the editorial board of the peer-reviewed journal Law & Method and the co-founder of the European Law & Tech Network.