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Amsterdam Law School

Progressive and trail-blazing education and research – for stronger legal institutions, solutions to social problems, and a better and juster society

Coronavirus information

The UvA is monitoring the situation surrounding the coronavirus closely. Every weekday if there are new developments to report the information will be updated.

Dutch citizens support European solidarity in fighting epidemic

The EU should get a more central role when it comes to fighting an epidemic. This is the result of a survey conducted before the outbreak of the coronacrisis by a team that Anniek de Ruijter is part of.

The Role and Rule of Law in Pandemics

ACELG/ACES researchers Anniek de Ruijter, Hannah van Kolfschoten, Maria Weimer & Filipe Brito Bastos on the role of law in dealing with Covid-19 and other pandemics.
We offer three Bachelor’s programmes (Dutch Law, Tax Law, and the English-language programme PPLE) and more than 20 (internationally oriented) Master’s programmes.
The research carried out at the Amsterdam Law School is highly diversified and covers legal sociology in addition to fundamental legal philosophical research.
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Connecting with society

Our education and research are shaped by projects that engage with society at large. Read more about the Law Hub, experiential education and the impact of our research.