Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies

General introduction
Grotius Centre for International Legal StudiesThe Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies is the Hague-based centre of Leiden University, focusing on all aspects of international law. At the Grotius Centre, the expertise of Leiden University's Faculty of Law is combined with the position of The Hague as the Legal Capital of the World.

The Grotius Centre houses a variety of activities and programmes, covering all aspects of international law, at the highest levels of academia. The academic expertise of Leiden University is paired to the everyday practice of the various international legal organisations in The Hague, such as the International Court of Justice (ICJ), the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY), the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) and the International Criminal Court (ICC).

The Grotius Centre is part of the Campus Den Haag. The purpose of the centre is the dissemination of knowledge on all fields of international law through high quality courses for professionals, distinguished professional seminars and expert-meetings, the Advanced LL.M. programme and the LL.M. programme in Public International Law, a pan-European Moot Court Competition and the annual conference “From Peace to Justice”. The Grotius Centre is also a member of The Hague Academic Coalition.

Vacancies / Internships (in Dutch)

Who's who?
drs. Kristel Baele - Director of Internationalisation at the Faculty of Law of Leiden University
Prof. Dr. Nico Schrijver - Director of the Department of Public International Law of Leiden University's Faculty of Law

Contact information
Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies
(Leiden University, Campus Den Haag)
Lange Houtstraat 5/7
2511 CV The Hague

Tel: +31-(0)70-3021081

Website: Grotius Centre, The Hague Campus