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Bernardo Ribeiro de Almeida

External PhD candidate

B. Ribeiro de Almeida
+31 71 527 7668

Bernardo Ribeiro de Almeida is an external PhD candidate at the Van Vollenhoven Institute.

More information about Bernardo Ribeiro de Almeida

Bernardo Almeida is a PhD researcher at the Van Vollenhoven Institute. Bernardo started his professional career as a lawyer in Portugal, and then lived and worked for many years in Timor-Leste, first as a property rights lecturer at the national university, and then as a Ministry of Justice legal advisor for the land sector, responsible for legal drafting and analysis. 

Bernardo is currently writing his PhD thesis at the Van Vollenhoven Institute of Leiden Law School, Leiden University (Netherlands) about the development of the formal land tenure system in Timor-Leste. Since 2015 Bernardo also  has worked as a researcher, consultant and trainer in Timor-Leste, Afghanistan, Angola, and Laos for various organisations, including UNDP, UN Habitat, and The Asia Foundation, with special focus on land-related legislation.

External PhD candidate

  • Faculteit Rechtsgeleerdheid
  • Instituut voor Metajuridica
  • Van Vollenhoven Instituut

Work address

Kamerlingh Onnes Building
Steenschuur 25
2311 ES Leiden
Room number A1.57



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