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Laura Burgers (1989) joined the European Centre for the Study of European Contract Law (CSECL) as a PhD candidate in January 2016.

Her thesis focusses on the democratic legitimacy of judge-made law on remedies in European private law. It is conducted under supervision of professor doctor C. Mak & doctor M. Bartl. Laura’s research is embedded in Mak’s Vidi-project Judges in Utopia – Judicial law-making in European private law.

Laura has graduated from the University of Amsterdam (Research Master in Public International Law & Bachelor of Arts in French Language and Culture). Benefiting from exchange programs, she also studied French law at Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne (Paris, France) and international law at New York University (New York, United States of America).