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Laurens van Apeldoorn

Assistent Professor

Dr.mr. L.C.J. van Apeldoorn
+31 71 527 5887

Laurens van Apeldoorn is an assistant professor of tax law at Leiden University.

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Laurens van Apeldoorn is an Assistant Professor of tax law at Leiden University. His research within the research programme ‘Limits of Tax Jurisdiction’ concentrates on the philosophical foundations of international taxation. He also has research interests in constitutional law and legal history.


Previously he was an Assistant Professor of Constitutional Law and Legal Theory at the Open University, the Nederlands, and an Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Leiden University. He has been a fellow at the Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study, O’Brien Fellow in Residence at the Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism, McGill University, and Visiting Professor at the Centre for Ethics, University of Toronto. He also held visiting appointments at the University of Montreal, King’s College London, and the University of Leuven.


He holds an LL.B. in Law, an LL.M. in Private Law (cum laude), an LL.M. in Constitutional and Administrative Law (cum laude) and an M.A. in Philosophy (cum laude) from the University of Amsterdam, an M.Sc. in Philosophy and Public Policy (distinction) from the London School of Economics and Political Science, and a D.Phil. in Political Theory from the University of Oxford (Nuffield College).


He lectures in the L.L.B. and L.L.M. tax law programmes and is the coordinator of the multidisciplinary minor Tax and Society.

Assistent Professor

  • Faculteit Rechtsgeleerdheid
  • Instituut Fiscale en Economische vakken
  • Belastingrecht

Work address

Kamerlingh Onnes Building
Steenschuur 25
2311 ES Leiden



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