Research programmes

Our research is organized into seven research programmes. The overarching topic is Law and Governance. All research programmes are part of the Kooijmans Institute for Law and Governance. Academics associated with these research programmes also participate in other research institutes of the VU University Amsterdam.

Fundamental rights, regulation and responsible government
programme director: mr. dr. W.L. (Willemijn) Roozendaal

Public Contracts: Law & Governance
programme director: prof. mr. F.J. (Frank) van Ommeren

Boundaries of Law
programme director: prof. dr. B.M.J. (Bart) van Klink

Empirical and Normative Studies
programme director: dr. mr. J. (Joris) van Wijk

Migration Law
programme director: prof. mr. T.P. (Thomas) Spijkerboer

Law, Markets and Behavior
programme director: prof. dr. mr. A.J. (Arno) Akkermans

Amsterdams Centre for Family Law
programme director: prof. mr. M.V. (Masha) Antokolskaia