Tilburg Graduate Law School

Good training for PhD researchers and best evaluated legal research.

PhD Researchers and Topics Law

PhD Researchers and Topics started in 2018

Enhancing accountability: a methodological study on bottom-up indicator production

European and International Public Law (EIP)

Supervisors: M. Goodwin, L. van Waas


Bureaucracy's Discources: Constraint or Vehicle for Justice Sector Reforms in Transition Countries?

Public Law, Jurisprudence and Legal History

Supervisors: P. Zoontjens, K. van Aeken


When Corporations Act as judge, Jury and Defendant: How businesses voluntary provide remedy for human rights harms resulting from their own activities in contexts with a weak rule of law.
European and International Public Law (EIP)

Supervisors: N. Jägers, D. Augenstein


Coherence in Law through Legal Scholarship

Public Law, Jurisprudence and Legal History

Supervisor: D. De ruysscher


Public Law, Jurisprudence and Legal History

Supervisor: D. De ruysscher


Public Law, Jurisprudence and Legal History

Supervisor: D. De ruysscher


Data Justice in Singapore's Smart Nation

Tilburg Institute for Law, Technology, and Society (TILT)

Supervisor: L. Taylor


System transparency: legitimate expectations, developing rights

Tilburg Institute for Law, Technology, and Society (TILT)

Supervisors: R. Leenes, N. Purtova


Compagny reporting: the Directive 2014/95/EU and the new perspectives on non-financial reporting

Business Law

Supervisor: C. van der Elst


Regulation for Data Driven Innovation in key infrastructure sectors

Tilburg Institute Law and Economics Center (TILEC)

Supervisor: S. Lavrijssen, M. Groenleer


Global data justice in the era of big data: toward an inclusive framing of informational rights and freedoms (DATAJUSTICE)

Tilburg Institute for Law, Technology, and Society (TILT)
Supervisor: L. Taylor

PhD Researchers and Topics started in 2017

  • Sacha van Schendel
    A framework for the protection of data and privacy in Big Data Analytics in the domain of criminal justice
    Tilburg Institute for Law,Technology and Society (TILT)
    Supervisors: R. Leenes, C. Cuijpers

PhD Researchers and Topics started in 2016

  • Anna Berti Suman
    In search for the value of connectivity. Accountable citizens fostering accountable governance via connectivity: the case of environmental health policies
    Tilburg Institute for Law, Technology and Society (TILT)
    Supervisors: R. Leenes, S. Adams

  • Oguz Kirman
    The Legal Transplant of Boilerplate Contract Clauses: "Copy-paste" or "Error"?
    Private Law
    Supervisors: R. Wibier, V. Mak

PhD Researchers and Topics started in 2015

  • Ivan Skorvanek
    Privacy in the 21st century: Finding a new paradigm to protect citizens in the era of ubiquitous data

    Supervisor: E.J. Koops

  • Kaur Kirandeep
    Rights, Status and Asylum: Unheard Voices in the Struggle for Transnational Community Development
    Supervisor: M. Goodwin

  • Eva Mulder
    Gender stereotypes in secondary victimization: Examining the 'normalization' of non-normative rape
    Supervisor: A. Pemberton

  • Manon Bax
    The different manifestations of collective reparations for gross human rights and serious humanitarian law violations
    Supervisors: R.M. Letschert, L. Zegveld

  • Sylvia Rainone
    Company restructurings from the workers’ perspective: inquiry of the influence of EU Directives in strengthening workers’ rights protection at the national level
    Supervisors: M.S. Houwerzijl, F. Hendrickx

  • Lamija Muftic
    An Authoritative Politics of Immigration: Reconfiguring the scope of the European Union's Immigration Policy
    Supervisors: H.K. Lindahl, E. Christodoulidis

PhD Researchers and Topics started in 2014

  • S.J.L.M. (Suzanne) van Bergen
    Het hypotheekrecht als instrument tegen waardevernietiging van commercieel vastgoed met het oog op de stabiliteit van het financiële stelsel.
    Supervisor: Prof. R.M. Wibier, Dr. S. van Gulijk
  • Elena De Lemos Pinto Aydos
    The Assistance to Emissions-Intensive and Trade-Exposed Sectors in the EU, NZ and Australia: Focus on Linking of ETS and WTO Issues
    Supervisors: Prof. R. Lyster, Prof. P. Delimatsis
  • Melissa Lewis
    A Critical Appraisal of the African-Eurasian Waterbird Agreement’s Contribution to the Conservation and Management of Migratory Birds at the Flyway Level
    Supervisors: Prof. J.M. Verschuuren, Dr. A. Trouwborst

PhD Researchers and Topics started in 2013

  • J. (Jan) Broulik
    Economic arguments in judicial reasoning.
    Supervisors: Prof. P. Larouche, Prof. P. Cserne
  • Z.R. (Zlatina) Georgieva
    Soft law in EU competition law and its individual reception in member states.   
    Supervisors: Prof. P. Larouche, Dr. A. Dimopoulos   
  • P.M.A. (Wiljan) Hendrikx
    To be professional or to be semi-professional: exploring and understanding the professional ambition of Dutch secondary school teachers   
    Supervisors: Prof. G. van den Brink, Dr. M. Jansen
  • B. (Branislav) Hock
    Extraterritorial Effects of OECD-Based Anti-Bribery Laws in Theory and Practice: from Free-Riders to Protectionism?
    Supervisors: Prof. P. Larouche, Dr. A. Dimopoulos
  • S. (Safari) Kasyanto
    Regulating the finance system
    Supervisors: Prof. P. Larouche, Prof. P. Delimatsis
  • Milda Macenaite
    Protecting the privacy of youths on the internet.
    Supervisors: Prof. J.E.J. Prins
  • L.M.C. (Laetitia) Ruiz
    International criminal law and the rape of men during armed conflict: an opportunity for justice or addional victimization?
    Supervisors: Prof. R.M. Letschert, Dr. L. M. van der Knaap, Dr. A.L.M. de Brouwer
  • Dimitra Stefanatou
    Accountability under EU data protection law: exploring the adequacy of the accountability framework for cloud computing and other future internet services.
    Supervisors: Prof. R.E. Leenes, Dr. E. Kosta
  • Chi Yue Zhang
    On disposal of insolvent banks in China: A Sino-EU comparative study.
    Supervisors: Prof. P. Larouche, Prof. J. Somsen