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Aart Hendriks

Professor Health Law

Prof.mr.dr. A.C. Hendriks
+31 71 527 8590

Aart Hendriks is Professor of Health Law at Leiden University.

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Curriculum vitae

Aart Hendriks is Professor of Health Law at Leiden University, chair of the Complaints’ Committee for General Physicians (Western Netherlands), member of the board of supervisors of Erasmus Medical Centre (Rotterdam) and Zaans Medical Centre (Zaandam), and substitute judge at the District Court of Rotterdam. He is also an advisor to various governmental and non-governmental organisations, both national and international, and editor of several academic journals. He obtained his PhD from Amsterdam University on a dissertation concerning the right of persons with disabilities to equal access in the employment market.

Hendriks has written extensively on such issues as human rights, minority rights, patients’ rights and non-discrimination law. He lectures at such institutes as the European Law Academy (Trier, Germany), the Raoul Wallenberg Institute for Human and Humanitarian Rights Law (Lund, Sweden) and Copenhagen University/the Danish Institute for Human Rights.

Professor Health Law

  • Faculteit Rechtsgeleerdheid
  • Instituut voor Publiekrecht
  • Staats- en Bestuursrecht

Work address

Kamerlingh Onnes Building
Steenschuur 25
2311 ES Leiden
Room number C1.07



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