KNAW Academy members

Members of the KNAW are chosen on the basis of their academic achievements. They are appointed for life. Every year, the KNAW selects new members who have been nominated by people from outside the Academy. Below is a list of all KNAW members from the Faculty of Law, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.

Catrien BijleveldProfessor
Arend SoetemanProfessor Emeritus 
Thomas Spijkerboer Professor
Ben VermeulenProfessor


The Young Academy

In March 2018, Barbora Holá was officially installed as a new member to The Young Academy, a dynamic and innovative group of top young scientists and scholars. The Young Academy operates independently within the KNAW. Members are appointed for a five-year period. Barbora Holá has an interdisciplinary focus and studies transitional justice after atrocities, in particular (international) criminal trials, sentencing of international crimes, rehabilitation of war criminals and life after trial at international criminal tribunals.