Charlotte Renckens LL.M.

Intern - trainee

  • Department:
    Former Interns
  • Section: Public International Law/International Humanitarian Law/International Criminal Law


Charlotte is a recent graduate in Public International Law. She holds two bachelor degrees from the University of Amsterdam: one in Cultural Anthropology and one in Political Science. During her undergraduate studies she spent one semester at SciencesPo Paris. Charlotte is currently working towards an M.Sc degree in Crisis and Security Management at Leiden University. In July 2017 she obtained her cum laude LL.M. degree in Public International Law from the University of Amsterdam, with a thesis focusing on law and technology, anticipating the role fully autonomous robots might one day play in the international legal sphere.
 Before joining the T.M.C. Asser Institute as an intern, Charlotte worked for the University of Amsterdam as a student assistant. She has experience working as a qualitative research assistant, as a member of a political youth organization, and as board member of a small foundation. At the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs she served as an intern to the strategic policy advisor of the North Africa and Middle East department, where she focused on strategic policy advise and public diplomacy. She is currently board member of the Jason Institute, which aims to inform young professionals about international security issues.

Charlotte’s main interests center around foreign policy, terrorism, human rights, artificial intelligence, cyber security, and law and technology. She joins the research strand 'Human Dignity and Human Security in International and European Law’.