Research Tilburg Law School

Our mission is to understand and improve the role of law in tackling societal problems now and in the future.

Research Tilburg Law School

The research mission of Tilburg Law School is to understand and improve the role of law in tackling societal problems now and in the future, particularly those connected with globalization and rapic economic, social, cultural and technological change. We shall do this by engaging in ground-breaking research which pushes forward the horizons or juridical disciplines and national justice systems. In this way we hope to lay bare the fundamental principles of the law.


News

  • 28 Mar 2015Video

    EU protection works for wolf, bear and lynx
    In the Habitats Directive within the EU it is established that big predators such as the bear, wolf and lynx are protected and, when they show up, should be welcome in the Netherlands, says Arie Trouwborst, Associate Professor of Environmental Law at Tilburg Law School. In Europe we can compare EU members with non EU members; in Switzerland and Norway the population of wolves is very small, in contrast with the growth in EU member states. Read more

  • 27 Mar 2015News

    Under Observation: TILT conference on e-health and surveillance
    TILT – Tilburg Institute for Law, Technology, and Society brings to your attention its bi-annual conference TILTing Perspectives. this year's theme is e-health and surveillance. Early bird rates for registration are available before April 6th.

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  • 25 Mar 2015News

    Call for papers: Judicial Lawmaking & beyond, a Special Issue dedicated to and in the spirit of Professor Witteveen
    Tilburg Law Review is delighted to announce the call for papers for its Special Issue, dedicated to and in the spirit of Professor Willem Witteveen. The topic chosen is “Judicial Lawmaking & beyond”, one of the areas in which Professor Witteveen devoted his academic curiosity. Read more

  • 18 Mar 2015Video

    Big Data threaten privacy of individuals
    According to Lokke Moerel, Professor of Global ICT Law Tilburg University, Big Data is absolutely a threat to individuals, specially when data sets are combined. There is very strong software available to analyze datasets, to find unexpected correlations which can have a big impact on the life of individuals. Read more

  • 13 Mar 2015Press release

    Paul Schoukens appointed Professor of International and European Social Security Law
    Tilburg University has appointed Paul Schoukens as Professor of International and European Social Security Law as of March 1, 2015. Within the Department of Social Law and Social Policy of Tilburg Law School, he will conduct research into new forms of migration and their impact on social security. In addition, the research remit includes rethinking European and international minimum social security standards. Read more

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