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prof. dr. mr. A. (Albertjan) Tollenaar

Professor & Director GGSL
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Albertjan Tollenaar (1978) is Professor Emperical legal studies and local governance at the Department of Administrative Law & Public Administration and director of the Groningen Graduate School of Law. 

He started his career as PhD-student at the Faculty of Law of the University of Groningen and received his PhD on the dissertation Gemeentelijk beleid en beleidsregels  (Municipality policy and policy rules).

After his graduation he worked as post doctoral researcher in the project 'Safeguarding public interest in the private social security'. For this project he worked as a fellow at the Max Planck Institut für Sozialrecht und Sozial Politik in Munich.  

Albertjan has an international experience and collaborated in projects with Tanzanian (Mzumbe University) and Indonesian (Sebelas Maret University) colleagues. He is visiting professor at Sebelas Maret University, Universitas Islam Indonesia and Universitas Gadjah Mada. 

Besides his academic activities Albertjan is a member  of the Advisory Committees for Objections in the municipalities of Groningen, Eemsdelta, Het Hogeland and  Borger-Odoorn.  

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