Eric De Brabandere appointed as new Director of the Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies
Professor Eric De Brabandere has been appointed as the new Director/Head of Department of the Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies, succeeding to Professor Nico Schrijver who has led the Centre for more than 12 years. Eric De Brabandere holds the chair of international dispute settlement law at the Grotius Centre, of which he has been a member since 2007.
The Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies is the Department of Public International Law of Leiden Law School and is dedicated to research, teaching, and training in public international law. It has offices both in Leiden and The Hague. To match this dual position of the Centre, Eric De Brabandere, while primarily based in The Hague, will also hold an office at the Leiden premises of the Law School.
The Grotius Centre, and the Faculty Board express their gratitude to Nico Schrijver, who will still be around as part time professor, for fulfilling the position of head of department for such a long time.