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  • 26 Feb 2020
    Update 25-02-2020: Consequences of coronavirus for UvA students and staff

    The UvA is following developments around the Coronavirus closely and will update this webpage as often as necessary.

  • 24 Feb 2020
    UvA team Jessup International Law Moot Court
    UvA team wins prizes in the Jessup Moot Court Competition

    On 30 and 31 January, students of the Amsterdam Law School’s Public International Law LLM programme participated in the national rounds of the Jessup International Law Moot Court competition. Team members Gabriela ...

  • 24 Feb 2020
    Open Access Milestone reached in the Netherlands

    This February the 10.000th open access article is administered that was published without any additional costs by Dutch researchers in 2019 under the national open access agreements with publishers. Also this year ...

  • 24 Feb 2020
    Incomprehensible! On redesigning the law

    Following her guest lecture, Wendy Wagner (University of Texas at Austin) speaks to us about the many facets of incomprehensibility in legal texts and law practice. She also suggests approaches to overcome ...

  • 24 Feb 2020
    UvA and AUAS contribute to clean drinking water

    On Thursday, 13 February, Facility Services accepted a certificate from MAAS, the coffee supplier of the AUAS and the UvA.

  • 20 Feb 2020
    UvA students compete at European Law Moot Court regional finals

    After successfully submitting their written briefs in the fictional European Law Moot Court (ELMC) case of 'The Most Magnificent Order of the Cassowary v. The Kingdom of Antares,' the University of Amsterdam’s team ...

  • 18 Feb 2020
    UvA team wins prizes at national Jessup moot court competition

    On 30 and 31 January, students of the Amsterdam Law School’s Public International Law LLM programme participated in the national rounds of the Jessup International Law Moot Court competition. Team members Gabriela ...

  • 11 Feb 2020
    Share your view on electives

    What kind of topics and themes are interested in? Share your view on electives and win a voucher worth of €15!

  • 10 Feb 2020
    Student Jelle, editor at Ars Aequi: an interview

    Jelle van Dijk is a Master’s student in Law & Finance who recently started working as an editor for Ars Aequi, the largest legal magazine and online platform for legal experts in the Netherlands. ‘Getting involved in ...

  • 10 Feb 2020
    Have your say on the UvA’s ambitions and next steps

    The University’s ambitions for the coming years have been formulated in the document ‘Outlines for the 2021 - 2026 strategic plan’. You are invited to join in thinking about the UvA’s next steps and to voice your ...

  • 5 Feb 2020
    The legal dimension of the Coronavirus outbreak & measures to containing it

    In three recent articles and interviews, ACELG researcher in (international) health law and public health Anniek de Ruijter discusses a range of legal aspects regarding the outbreak of the coronavirus and pandemic ...

  • 4 Feb 2020
    Innovative course: the Fair Trials Clinic

    Lawyers who themselves face prosecution for defending gay clients or for defending alleged Islamic State terrorists. Both are example of cases that will be examined in detail and followed by Master’s students of the ...

  • 28 Jan 2020
    ACIL research informs UNCITRAL discussions on possibilities of ISDS reform

    A recent paper by ACIL researchers Stephan W. Schill and Geraldo Vidigal is one of four papers referred to by the Secretariat of UNCITRAL to base their Note on the reform of Investor-State Dispute Settlement.

  • 27 Jan 2020
    Information Law LL.M. students co-author study for UNESCO

    Three Information Law Master's students are co-authors of Elections and media in digital times, a study that was published recently by UNESCO. The study examines global trends relating to pressing themes such as ...

  • 27 Jan 2020
    Digital security requires quick and adequate actions

    Digital threats are rapidly increasing, which requires us to take extra security measures. Just in the last few weeks, Maastricht University fell victim to a large Ransomware attack, our University dealt with a range ...

  • 27 Jan 2020
    UvA introduces new research data management guidelines

    On 15 January, the Executive Board adopted new guidelines on research data management (RDM) at the UvA. These guidelines are based on the FAIR principles, which specify that research data should be as Findable, ...

  • 23 Jan 2020
    Launch Event of the Amsterdam Centre for Transformative Private Law (ACT)

    On the 1st of January, CSECL became ACT, that is, Amsterdam Center for Transformative Private Law. We will celebrate the transformation of our research group at the ACT Launch Event, on the 14th of February 2020 at ...

  • 22 Jan 2020
    Hoogleraar Law & Society Benjamin van Rooij
    Why do (and don't) people abide by the law?

    Benjamin van Rooij, professor of Law & Society, wonders why people do (and don’t) abide by the law. He wants to develop behavioural jurisprudence which corrects wrong views on behaviour within the law. Last year, he ...

  • 22 Jan 2020
    3.3 million for study on faith in the internet economy

    Researchers at the IViR Sovereignty4Europe project are exploring the principles of an ‘Internet-of-Trust’. The aim is to design a system that securely stores varied transactions in a blockchain. IViR is conducting ...

  • 21 Jan 2020
    UvA takes preliminary decision on report external WI committee

    On 1 June 2019, the UvA’s Executive Board established an external committee for Academic Integrity to investigate possible violations of academic integrity in the speeches and dissertation of former Rector Dymph van ...