PhD Projects

Civil Law

  • Dang Hongwei
    Reforming the Investor-State Dispute Settlement System from the Perspective of Sustainable Development.

    Supervisors: Prof. M. Scheltema & Prof. Y. Li

  • Chen Yihua
    Third-party Funding in International Arbitration

    Supervisors: Prof. G. Meijer & Prof. F. de Ly

  • Emma van Gelder
    Digitalisation of Civil Procedure (ODR)

    Supervisor: Prof. X.E. Kramer

  • Georgia Antonopoulou
    International Commercial Courts in Europe

    Supervisors: Prof. X.E. Kramer & Prof. E. Bauw

  • Priskila Penasthika
    The Challenges in Applying Choice of Law Clause in International Commercial Contracts: Indonesia as an Illustrative Case Study

    Supervisors: Prof. X.E. Kramer & Prof. W.G. Werner

  • Marta Kolacz
    Cargo bundling – horizontal cooperation between SMEs for joint transportation

    Supervisors: Prof. X.E. Kramer & Prof. Frank Smeele

  • Aster Schreuder
    The weight of the qualities of parties: norm or fact?

    Supervisors: Prof. S. Lindenbergh & Prof. H.N. Schelhaas

  • Femke Ruitenbeek
    Understanding the missing link in the relational restoration of personal injury victims

    Supervisors: Prof. S. Lindenbergh & Prof. H.N. Schelhaas

  • Evelien Engelhard
    Improvement initiatives to the personal injury process in the Netherlands, Ireland, the United States and England & Wales – a search for success factors

    Supervisors: Prof. S. Lindenbergh & Prof. H.N. Schelhaas

  • Sarah van Os
    Diversity in Justice? – A comparative, Interdisciplinary and Empirical Study into Legal Culture

    Supervisors: Prof. H.N. Schelhaas & Dr. P.T.M. Desmet & Dr. C.P. Reinders Folmer

  • Marnix Hebly
    Damage assessment and time

    Supervisors: Prof. S. Lindenbergh & Prof. H.N. Schelhaas

  • Ilja Tillema
    Entrepreneurial Mass Litigation

    Supervisors: Prof. S. Lindenbergh & Prof. W.H. van Boom

  • Heleen Tiemersma
    Fostering Business Respect for Human Rights through Finance; addressing the role of Financial Institutions in preventing company-community conflict in the extractive industries

    Supervisor: Prof. M. Scheltema

Commercial, Financial, and Company Law

  • Du Du
    A Comparative Study of Laws concerning Foreign Takeover Bids: China and the Netherlands

    Supervisors: Prof. C.A. Schwarz & Prof. Y. Li

  • Fu Qiqi
    Minority Shareholder Protection in Chinese Listed Companies: A Comparative Study with the US and the Netherlands

    Supervisors: Prof. M.J. van Ginneken & Prof. Y. Li

  • Liu Shuo
    Certain Private Law Issues Relating to Shipbuilding: a Comparative Study of English Law and Chinese Law

    Supervisor:  Prof. F. Smeele

  • Ji Yuhan
    Recognition of Foreign Maritime Judgements

    Supervisors: Prof. F. Smeele & Prof. Y. Li

  • Xin Wen
    The Unfolding Process and Characteristics of Foreign Investment Legislation in China

    Supervisors: Prof. Y. Li & Prof. Maarten Kroeze

  • Titiaan Keijzer
    Dual Class Stock at Dutch Listed Companies

    Supervisors: Prof. H. Vletter- van Dort & Prof. Maarten Kroeze

  • R. de Doelder
    Preventing Money Laundering by Banks

    Supervisors: Prof. H. Vletter - van Dort & Prof. K.W.H. Broekhuizen

  • Jeroen A. Terstegge
    Limitation of management authority of managing directors of public and private limited liability companies

    Supervisors: Prof. B.F. Assink & Prof. L. Timmerman

  • S.B. Garcia Nelen
    Conflicten tussen bestuursbevoegdheden en aandeelhoudersrechten, in het bijzonder bij onderwerpen die raken aan de strategie van de beursvennootschap

    Supervisors: Prof. C.A. Schwarz  & Prof. B.F. Assink

  • Roy Heesakkers
    Towards a More Inclusive Corporate Law: Accounting for Non-Contractual Stakeholders of Corporation

    Supervisor: Prof. M.A. Verbrugh

  • Fiona Unz
    Consumer protection in a disruptive society: A survival guide

    Supervisors: dr. W. Verheyen & Prof. H.N. Schelhaas

  • Josje de Vogel
    Sustainable Mobility and Consumer Protection

    Supervisors: dr. W. Verheyen & Prof. H.N. Schelhaas

  • Michelle de Vries
    The role and position from the loss adjuster according to Dutch law

    Supervisors: Prof. S. Lindenbergh & Prof. M. van Tiggele-van der Velde

     

Constitutional Law

  • Marlies Blesgraaf
    Regulation, regulatory burden and room for guidance in education

    Supervisors: Prof. P.W.A. Huisman & Prof. M.T.A.B. Laemers

Criminology

  • Lisa van Reemst
    External aggression against emergency responders: the role of target characteristics

    Supervisors: Prof. H.G. van de Bunt & Prof. F. Weerman

  • Mieke Kox
    Borders and Justice. Unauthorised migrants’ understandings of internal border regimes

    Supervisor: Prof. R. Staring

  • Marilena Drymioti
    The Greek ‘polis’ under attack: unravelling top-down and bottom-up political violence in times of crisis

    Supervisor: Prof. R. van Swaaningen

  • Léa Masse
    Becoming radical: a phenomenological and transnational examination of youth’s Islamic radicalisation in Western countries

    Supervisors: R. Staring & Prof. R. van Swaaningen

  • Eleonora Di Molfetta
    Sentencing decision-making processes for immigrants with a vulnerable legal status in Italy

    Supervisors: Prof. R. Staring & Prof. R. van Swaaningen

  • Teun van Ruitenburg
    Raising Barriers towards Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs:An empirical study on the approach of Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs in the Netherlands

    Supervisors: Prof. H.G. van de Bunt  & Dr. W.J. Verhoeven

  • Timo Peeters
    In the thick of struggles: violence, seclusion and social suffering in Guatemala City

    Supervisor: Prof. R. van Swaaningen

  • Irma Cleven
    Effectiveness and enforcement of penal protection orders in the pre-sentencing phase

    Supervisors: dr. T. Fischer & Prof. R. van Swaaningen

  • Anna Merz
    From CEO to criminal? Uncovering peer-group disapproval of white-collar crime within business communities

    Supervisors: Prof. R. van Swaaningen & Dr. C.G. van Wingerde

  • Ruben Timmerman
    Irregular migrant workers within Dutch informal economies: The intersection between human trafficking and immigration control

    Supervisors: Prof. R. Staring & Prof. R. van Swaaningen

  • Abdessamad Bouabid
    The Moroccans Panic. An integrated moral panic approach of the stigma ‘Moroccan’ in the Netherlands

    Supervisors: Prof. R. van Swaaningen & Prof. R.H.J.M. Staring

International and European Union Law

  • Margaux Raynaud
    The Norm against Impunity for Serious Human Rights Violations: An International Law Analysis

    Supervisors: Prof. K. Henrard & Prof. E. Hey

  • Sophia Paulini
    The Precautionary Principle in the EU's Trade Agreements

    Supervisor: Prof. A. Arcuri

  • Nathan de Arriba-Sellier
    The European System of Financial Supervision under the home state supervision principle

    Supervisor: Prof. F. Amtenbrink

  • Francesco Pennesi
    The global reach of EU Financial Law

    Supervisor: Prof. F. Amtenbrink

  • Elif Gül Yılmazlar
    Settling Conflicts of Human Rights through International and European (Council of Europe/ EU) Standards of Criminalization

    Supervisors: Prof. E. Hey & Prof. J. Temperman

Labour and Employment Law

  • Amber Zwanenburg
    Drawing the line between business opportunities and sham arrangements in Dutch companies’ search to save on the cost of labour (ab)using the EU internal market freedom

    Supervisors: Prof. J.E. Even & Prof. A.R. Houweling

Law and Economics

  • Ayman Fouda
    The Diffusion of Innovation in Healthcare: Economic and Regulatory Perspectives

    Supervisors: Prof. M. Faure en Prof. G. Fiorentini

  • Alberto Quintavalla
    Building a New Water Policy: Giving Water Its Full Value

    Supervisors: Prof. K. Heine & Prof. E. Hey

  • Maria Fernanda Caporale Madi
    The regulatory dilemma of vertical agreements: a Comparative Law & Economics analysis of Europe and Brazil

    Supervisors: Prof. R. Van Den Bergh & Prof. N. Philipsen

  • Thiago Fauvrelle
    An Economic Analysis of Judicial Performance

    Prof. L.T. Visscher & Prof. S. Voigt & Dr. E. Kantorowicz-Reznichenko

  • Shu Li
    3D printing and product safety

    Supervisors: Prof. K. Heine & Prof. M.G. Faure

  • Stephen Billion
    Regulating Retirement Savings: An Evolutionary Psychology Approach

    Supervisors: Prof M.G. Faure & dr. A. Miller &  dr. P.T.M. Desmet

  • Edoardo David Martino
    Law & Economics of bail-in and the corporate governance of banks

    Supervisors: Prof. A. Pacces & Prof. G. Ringe

  • Yong-Fu Chang
    Constitutional Environmental Protection and Its Implementation: A Law and Economics Analysis

    Supervisors: Prof. M.G. Faure & Prof. N.J. Philipsen

  • Maria Carolina de Campos
    Nudging - viability and effectiveness

    Supervisors: Prof. F. Weber & Prof. K. Heine & dr. P.T.M. Desmet

  • Kuan-Jung Peng
    Law and Economic Analysis of Financial Technology

    Supervisors: Prof. S. Oded & Prof. M.G. Faure

  • Liam Wells
    The Regulation of Pharmaceuticals in the US and EU

    Supervisors: Prof. M.G. Faure & Dr. E. Kantorowicz-Reznichenko & Prof. L.A. Franzoni

  • Nan Yu
    Mandatory Dividend Regulations in the Stock Market: A Comparative Law and Economics Analysis

    Supervisors: Prof. M.G. Faure & Dr. G.D.X. Xu

  • Jian Jiang
    Vilnerability, cybersecurity, and the rule of law and regulation herein

    Supervisors: Prof. N.J. Philipsen & Dr. A. Miller

  • Gemelee Hirang
    The Persistence of Non-Tariff Measures in ASEAN

    Supervisors: Prof. M.G. Faure & Prof. E. Carbonara

  • Elena Ghibellini
    Bank Crises Resolution and State Aid

    Supervisors: Prof. A. Pacces & Prof. M. Lamandini

  • Renny Reyes
    Regulatory Governance Cycle in Latin American Countries

    Supervisors: Prof. A. Pacces & Dr. A. Renda

  • Unbreen Qayyum
    Religious Cleavages and Electoral Violence

    Supervisor: Prof. M. Faure

  • Paul Daniel Aubrecht
    The Arbitrability of Tort Claims: A Comparative Law and Economics Analysis

    Supervisors: Prof. L. Visscher & Prof. M.G. Faure

  • Mostafa El Far
    International Investment Law and Domestic Legislations in the MENA Region: Egypt, Jordan and Morocco

    Supervisors: Prof. M.G. Faure & Prof. S. Oeter

  • Zhang Yayi
    Anti-foreign Bribery Law Enforcement: Lessons from the United States for China

    Supervisors: Prof. Y. Li & Prof. S. Oded

  • Ma Wanli
    Whither Domestic Courts? The Observation, Evaluation and Reformation of Domestic Courts’ Involvement in International Investment Dispute Settlement

    Supervisors: Prof. M.G. Faure & professor Y. Li

  • Shen Yayun
    A Joint Use of Instruments for Green Building Compliance

    Supervisors: Prof. M.G. Faure & Prof. Y. Li

  • Zhang Jinyue
    Externalities Generated by Shadow Banking Activities in the Collective Investment Schemes Market and the Regulatory Response

    Supervisors: Prof. M.G. Faure & Prof. G.D.X. Xu

  • Laurenz Goldhahn
    The Effect of Regulating Executive Compensation on Corporate Social Responsibility

    Supervisors: Prof. S. Oded & Prof. W.G. Ringe & A. Pomelli

  • Jan Essink
    The Law & Economics of European Integration of Asylum Policy

    Supervisors: Prof. M.G. Faure & Dr. E. Kantorowicz-Reznichenko & P. Vanin

Sociology, Theory and Methodology

  • Sohail Wahedi
    The Dynamics of Religious Manifestations. On the Mechanism of Abstraction from the Religious Dimension

    Supervisors: Prof. W. van der Burg & Prof. J. Temperman

  • Maurits Helmich
    On the Role of ‘Politics’ in Adjudication: A Conceptual-Taxonomical Analysis

    Supervisors: Prof. W. van der Burg & dr. Lonneke van der Poort

  • Lester Chen
    The Concept of Toleration and its paradoxes

    Supervisors: Prof. W. van der Burg & Dr. T.M. de Waal

Tax Law

  • Wang Jie
    Study on Formulary Apportionment

    Supervisors: Prof. A. de Graaf & Prof. M. de Wilde

  • Oleksiy Shmatko
    Risk Assessment for the Transfer Pricing Purposes

    Supervisor: Prof. A. de Graaf