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.


  • 15 Apr 2015News

    INTERVICT conducts research into experiences of relatives victims MH17
    Tilburg University's victimology institute INTERVICT will conduct research into the mental health, experienced bottlenecks and assistance to close relatives of the victims of flight MH17 that was shot down over Ukraine. The researchers will work closely with Victim Support Netherlands which also sponsors the research. Read more

  • 13 Apr 2015News

    Under Observation: Conference on data technology in healthcare
    e-Health and digital surveillance is this year's topic of the bi-annual multidisciplinary conference TILTing Perspectives on Technology Regulation, organized by the Tilburg Institute for Law, Technology, and Society (TILT). This conference aims to inspire cross-fertilization and bring new insights into the legal, ethical and social meanings of being ‘under observation’. Read more

  • 01 Apr 2015Press release

    Rewarding repression: Proposals to aid the Eritrean government
    Hastily drawn up and poorly considered plans by several governments appear about to provide succor and support to one of Africa’s most notorious regimes. The process is led by the European Union, which is planning to provide a substantial bilateral aid package worth € 312 million to Eritrea. This is almost a three--‐fold increase from 2009, and comes despite scathing assessments of the human rights of Eritrea by bodies including Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch. Read more

  • 28 Mar 2015Video

    EU protection works for wolf, bear and lynx
    In the EU Habitats Directive 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. But the legal framework has not been adjusted to this new reality, says Arie Trouwborst, Associate Professor of Environmental Law at Tilburg Law School. 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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