University Library

A collection with over 800,000 books, journals, illustrations, early works and manuscripts. The combination with a voluminous collection of e-books and e-journals provides a treasure of scholarly information.

Case law university library for visitors

  • Kluwer: portal to Dutch acts, decrees and orders in force, case law and some databases with bibliographic data of legal and tax law literature. Only available in Dutch.
  • is the official site of the Dutch judiciary and contains general information on law and a selection of judgements.
  • Legal Intelligence: portal for Dutch and European legislation, case law, offical publications, treaties as well as legal and fiscal literature. Only available in Dutch.
  • EURlex: portal of the European Union to search legislation, case-law, and documents deriving from the decision-making procedures. 
  • HUDOC:d atabase containing judgments of the European Court of Human Rights, decisions and reports of the European Commission of Human Rights, and resolutions of the Committee of Minister. 
  • Westlaw Next: contains databases with full-text legislation, case law, treaties and law journals mainly covering the USA, Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, United Kingdom and the European Union.