Private International Law

Specific expertise of the members of the cluster lies within the following areas:

  • theory and methodology of private international law
  • international aspects of procedural law
  • Europeanisation of private international law
  • contract law
  • family law
  • property law
  • international commercial arbitration


The cluster of private international law develops activities in different areas: documentation, contract research, education and fundamental research. In the area of consultancy, this section is well-known for the advice that it can offer to legal practitioners who deal with private international law matters.

Legal Advisory Service (Juridische Praktijkadviesdienst Internationaal Privaatrecht)

Collaboration with Internationaal Juridisch Instituut (IJI)

Inter-university research cooperation: CEPIL