We are one of the leading research groups in Europe at the intersection of law, technology, and society. It is premised on the multidisciplinary study of socio-technical change, aiming at understanding the interaction of technology and social and normative practices, in order to clarify how regulatory challenges of socio-technical change can be addressed.
Our Research Projects
Digital Legal Studies | Law Sector Plan, 2019-2025
The Digital Legal Studies research initiative is a large 6-year collaboration between the law schools of four Dutch universities, spearheaded by TILT. The project is part of the broader Law Sector Plan, funded by the Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science (OCW) and NWO.
Output past research projects
Handbook on non-discriminating algorithms
Algorithms are used increasingly frequently for risk-based operations and automated decision-making. However, this approach carries a great risk, especially with machine-learning systems, namely, that it is no longer clear how the decision-making takes place.
Model code of conduct BotLeg
In the BotLeg project we have developed a model Code of Conduct to facilitate public-private collaboration in the field of cybersecurity, in particular actions focused on preventing and combating botnets and infected machines.
Research Fellows TILT
This opportunity is for colleagues who seek to deeply engage in collaborative and interdisciplinary exploration of topics related to TILT’s research in law, technology and society.
Visiting scholars TILT
A visiting scholar is a scholar established in his or her field, who visits TILT from an outside institution or organization. Visiting scholars have excellent knowledge in the field of law, technology and society. The appointment is aimed at advancing a collaborative research activity.
Research Associates TILT
TILT has now opened its call for Research Associate applications. This opportunity is for colleagues who seek to deeply engage in collaborative and interdisciplinary exploration of topics related to TILT’s research in law, technology and society.
Our research partners
Our staff work closely together with both national and international partners