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About us Faculty of Law Research Centres of Expertise Groningen Centre for Health Law General Information

Facts & Figures

  • Unique centre in the Netherlands focusing on the health dimensions of public international law
  • Multidisciplinary research team addressing the interface between public international law, human rights law, domestic health law, public health and social medicine
  • The team includes 15 researchers from the Faculty of Law, University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG), other Universities in the Netherlands, and participants from civil society
  • Specific expertise in health-related rights, access to essential medicines, tobacco control, non-communicable diseases, reproductive health, and accountability in the health field
  • Five on-going PhD projects
  • LLM course ‘international health law’ and summer course on ‘non-communicable diseases and the law’
  • Publications in leading international and national academic journals
  • Contributes to the Groningen Centre for Law and Governance
  • Contributes to one of the key areas of research of the University of Groningen – Healthy Ageing
Last modified:08 January 2024 2.02 p.m.