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Jan de Bruyne

Assistant Professor

Dr. J. de Bruyne
+31 71 527 8838

Jan De Bruyne is Assistant Professor at eLaw- Center for Law and Digital Technologies.

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Dr. Jan De Bruyne is Assistant Professor at eLaw (0,2 FTE). He obtained a Master’s degree in Political Sciences at Ghent University and a Master’s degree in Law at the same university. He successfully defended his PhD in September 2018 on a topic dealing with the liability of third-party certifiers. He was a postdoctoral researcher on robots and liability at the Faculty of Law and Criminology of Ghent University. He currently also works as a research expert on AI and (tort) law at the KU Leuven Centre for IT & IP Law (CiTiP) and as a senior researcher at the Knowledge Centre for Data & Society. He is also lecturer e-contracts within the Master of Intellectual Property and ICT Law at the KU Leuven. He has numerous publications in academic journals and books, and is the editor of "Autonome motorvoertuigen: een multidisciplinair onderzoek naar de maatschappelijke impact" (Vanden Broele, 2020), "Artificiële intelligentie en Maatschappij" (Gompel&Svacina, 2021) and "Artificial intelligence and the law" (Intersentia, 2021). He is a member of Leuven.AI as well as of different other academic institutions (e.g. ICAV, CVGR,...). Jan De Bruyne was a Visiting Fellow at the TC Beirne School of Law (Brisbane, Queensland), a Van Calker Fellow at the Swiss Institute of Comparative Law and has been a Visiting Fellow at the Institute of European and Comparative Law of Oxford University and at the Center for European Legal Studies of the University of Cambridge.

Assistant Professor

  • Faculteit Rechtsgeleerdheid
  • Instituut voor Metajuridica
  • eLaw@Leiden

Work address

Kamerlingh Onnes Building
Steenschuur 25
2311 ES Leiden
Room number B1.16



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