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Discover the world at the Leiden Law Summer Schools in The Hague

The Grotius Centre has been running summer schools for many years now. The International Criminal Law Summer School will run for the 15th time this s...

NEW - The Hague Law Labs

In close cooperation with various partners, Leiden’s Administrative and Constitutional Law Department is seeking to expand its presence in The Hague -...

Catherine Harwood: ‘The Hague, a global epicentre for international law and justice’

Catherine Harwood joined the Grotius Centre in The Hague a few years ago. She received her Advanced Master’s degree in Public International Law in 201...

Leiden Law School hosts PhD Colloquium ‘Law and Politics in the EU’

On Friday 3rd February 2017 Leiden University hosted a PhD colloquium in conjunction with the University of Liverpool and the University of Oslo, on t...

Call for papers: The Trajectories of International Legal Histories

Thirty years ago, the Leiden Journal of International Law (LJIL) was born, at a time when the writing of histories was hardly a popular endeavor for i...

Frontiers of Children's Rights in the ASEAN Region

From 23 to 27 January 2017, the Child Law Department and the Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies of Leiden Law School organized the first r...

"Doing Business in China’’: Leiden University Visit to China and Cooperation in Relation to Children’s Rights

In early January, Joanne van der Leun (Dean of the Leiden Law School), Ton Liefaard (Program Director of the Advanced Studies in International Childre...

Jorrit Rijpma speaks at the Odysseus Network Conference in Brussels

On Friday 10 February, the annual Odysseus conference on migration and asylum law was held at the European Commission.

Interaction between private and public law: Family law from a socio-legal perspective

On Friday 24 February Prof. Judith Masson, professor of Socio-legal Studies at Bristol University and a Fellow of the Academy of Social Science in the...

Wijnhaven: where you can get to know the world

On 10 February Leiden University celebrated the official opening of Wijnhaven, the University's newest premises in The Hague. Everyone present emphasi...

ILS Call open for the submission of subsidy proposals - deadline March 1, 2017

As part of ILS 2.0 seed money is available for the submission of subsidy proposals and – directly linked and inherent to this – the development of new...

eLaw and EuDEco’s panel at the CPDP 2017

The Conference on Computers, Privacy and Data Protection (CPDP) is an annual world-leading multidisciplinary conference that takes place in January in...

Unity in diversity. The topicality of Professor C. van Vollenhoven

On 8 February Jan Michiel Otto, professor of Law and Governance in Developing Countries, delivered the dies lecture entitled: 'Unity in diversity. The...

442nd Dies Natalis focuses on Asia

On the 442nd anniversary of the foundation of Leiden University, and at the start of the Leiden Asia Year, lawyer Jan Michiel Otto, an expert in the f...

Sugoi! Start of Leiden Asia Year

Throughout the coming year, all attention in Leiden will be on Asia. This special year, featuring numerous Asian events, conferences, exhibitions and...