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Centre for the Study of European Contract Law

Amsterdam Law School


The mission of CSESL is to promote high-quality research and education on European contract law.


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The Master’s in European Private Law incorporates interdisciplinary insights from economics and political science into legal study.

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30 Sep 2019 15:30 - 17:00
Isabel Feichtner is Professor of Law at the University of Würzburg. She recently published a paper entitled 'Sharing the Riches of the Sea: The Redistributive and Fiscal Dimension of Deep Seabed Exploitation' in the ...
10 Oct 2019 14:00 - 17:00
High-profile academics discuss Hans-W. Micklitz's latest book titled The Politics of Justice in European Private Law.
7 - 8 Nov 2019 12:00 - 17:00
On 7 and 8 November 2019, the ‘Judges in Utopia’ project’s final conference will take place. The aim of this conference is to present the project’s results to an audience of legal scholars and practitioners and to ...
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13 August 2019
Following his guest lecture on "The Economic Significance of Laws Relating to Employment Protection and Different Forms of Employment", Simon Deakin (University of Cambridge) speaks to us about the algorithmic nature ...
15 July 2019
Please find below a blog post on the CSECL conference titled, 'A New Deal for Civil Justice? The New Deal for Consumers and the Justiciability of EU Consumer Rights.' The conference has focused on issues of civil ...
25 June 2019
The Amsterdam Law School of the University of Amsterdam has an opening for a PhD position. The PhD project will be focusing on interactions between two of the three sub-disciplines of European Private Law, European ...