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Hanne Cuyckens

Assistant Professor

Dr. H. Cuyckens
+31 70 800 9503

Hanne Cuyckens is an expert in international law with a primary focus on international humanitarian law. She has written her PhD on the law of military occupation. Her further research more generally looks at contemporary issues of armed conflict, including where these issues might interact with terrorism. Hanne currently serves as educational director of LUC.

More information about Hanne Cuyckens


After having studied Law at the University of Louvain, European studies at the University of Brussels and International Relations and Diplomacy of the EU at the College of Europe in Bruges, Hanne Cuyckens obtained her PhD in international humanitarian law at the University of Leuven in 2015. After having obtained her PhD she worked two years at the Law faculty of the University of Utrecht as an assistant-professor. Currently Hanne serves as the Educational Director of LUC. 

Academic Expertise

  • International law 
  • Pleading and Public Speaking Skills 


  • Peace and Justice 
  • Legal Methods Lab 
  • International and Regional Human Rights 
  • International Humanitarian Law 
  • Statehood and Sovereignty 
  • Global Security and Collective Action

Assistant Professor

  • Faculty Governance and Global Affairs
  • Leiden University College

Work address

Anna van Buerenplein
Anna van Buerenplein 301
2595 DG The Hague
Room number 4.34


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