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Research at the Amsterdam Law School

The UvA is 1 of the 7 highest ranking European universities on the research area law. The Amsterdam Law School has come in 23rd place in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings by Subject 2018.

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11 December 2019
ACES-ACELG visiting fellow Antoine Vauchez (Université Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne) speaks to us about the influence of the Italian mafia on his early research career, the beauty of his progression as a researcher ...
19 November 2019
Sylwia Kałaska and Alexandros Ntallas, two students supervised by ACELG members, were both publicly recognised for the outstanding qualities of their master theses.
18 November 2019
ACELG professor Annete Schrauwen was interviewed by the Brexit Brits Abroad podcast to discuss the (legal) situation of British citizens in the Netherlands.
PhD programme
The Amsterdam Law School welcomes talented researchers who want to pursue a doctoral degree (PhD). The full-time PhD programme lasts four years and consists mostly of independent research.

Current research themes at the Amsterdam Law School

Digital Transformation
Personalised Communication

Our research institutes

ARILS
ARILS (Amsterdam Research Institute for Legal Studies) is responsible for providing an administrative and managerial framework for the research policy of the Amsterdam Law School, as well as the research programmes within the faculty.
PhD programme
The Amsterdam Law School welcomes talented researchers who want to pursue a doctoral degree (PhD). The full-time PhD programme lasts four years and consists mostly of independent research.