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.


  • 22 May 2015News

    TILEC PhD Researcher Victoria Daskalova speaks at European Competition Day
    Victoria Daskalova (PhD Researcher, TILEC) was part of the panel on “Drawing a Line Between Constructive and Destructive Buying Power of Retailers” at the European Competition Day earlier this month in Riga, Latvia, and delivered a presentation titled “Regulating Retailer Buyer Power: What Role for EU Competition Law”. Read more

  • 21 May 2015Press release

    Statelessness looms ahead for displaced Syrian families
    In Lebanon where over one million Syrian refugees have escaped conflict, it is estimated that 36,000 children born to Syrian parents are at risk of becoming stateless. Their births have not been registered and as such they may face difficulties in proving their nationality. A new report by the Norwegian Refugee Council and Tilburg University discusses the protection of displaced families by assuring that they retain their right to a nationality. Read more

  • 20 May 2015Press release

    Prestigious Vidi grants awarded to three Tilburg University researchers
    Press release, may 20th 2015

    Three scientists from Tilburg University have received up to € 800,000 each to develop an innovative research line and build up their own research group over a period of five years. The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (Nederlandse Organisatie voor Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek, NWO) has announced that these researchers have been awarded a Vidi grant under its Innovational Research Incentives Scheme (Vernieuwingsimpuls).

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  • 19 May 2015News

    Prof. Letschert receives grant for research on impact of reparative justice procedures
    Prof. Rianne Letschert has been granted a Vidi grant of 800.000 euros from The Dutch Organization for Scientific Research (NWO). The NWO Vidi program encourages curiosity-driven and innovative research. NWO Vidi selects winners based on the quality of the researcher, the innovative nature of the research, the expected scientific impact and possibilities for knowledge utilization.

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  • 13 May 2015Opinion

    Dekker and Luckerath in The Economist on Dutch women working part time
    The Economist explains why so many Dutch people work part time with the help of two Tilburg University researchers. Read more

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