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prof. mr. dr. B. Hoops, LLM

Chair of Private Law and Sustainability
prof. mr. dr. B. Hoops, LLM
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b.hoops rug.nl

  • Born on 21 January 1988 in Bremervörde (Germany).

Language skills:

  • German: mother tongue;
  • English: proficiency;
  • Dutch: proficiency;
  • French: advanced independent user;
  • Afrikaans: basic user; reading without any difficulty;
  • Italian: advanced independent user

Work experience:

  • 1 September 2019 - date: Associate Professor, Chair of Private Law and Sustainability
  • 1 September 2019 - date: Research Fellow, University of Turin
  • 12 March - 11 May 2018: Visiting Scholar, Max-Planck-Institut für ausländisches und internationales Privatrecht
  • 1 September 2017 - 31 August 2019: Assistant Professor at the University of Groningen
  • 16 September 2013 - 31 August 2017: PhD candidate and lecturer at the University of Groningen;
  • 1 March 2016 - 30 June 2016: Visiting Scholar, Columbia Law School, New York;
  • 22 June 2015 - 3 July 2015: research stay at the University of Cape Town;
  • 17 April 2015 - 12 June 2015: Research stay at the South African Research Chair in Property Law, University of Stellenbosch;
  • 7 October 2013 - 8 December 2013: Research stay at the KNIR (Royal Dutch Institute in Rome);
  • 1 February 2013 - 31 August 2013: Research and teaching assistant at the University of Groningen;
  • 1 January 2012 - 31 March 2012: Intern at the European Commission (D-G Justice, unit equal treatment legislation);
  • 1 September 2011 - 30 November 2011: Research stay at the South African Research Chair in Property Law, University of Stellenbosch (Research into insecure land rights in South Africa's rural areas);
  • 23 January 2011 - 24 March 2011: Intern at the Consulate-General of the Federal Republic of Germany;
  • 1 July 2010 - 31 August 2010: Volunteer at Natuur en Milieufederatie Groningen;
  • 1 May 2009 - 31 August 2013: Research assistant at the Centre of European Law and Politics (University of Bremen);
  • 1 March 2008 - 31 May 2008: Intern with the Democratic Alliance at the South African Parliament, Cape Town;
  • October 2006: Intern at the German Parliament (Deutscher Bundestag).

Tertiary education:

  • 16 September 2013 - 14 December 2017: PhD (cum laude), University of Groningen
  • 1 September 2012 - 30 January 2014: Master of Laws, Dutch law, University of Groningen (summa cum laude);
  • 1 September 2012 - 6 September 2013: Master of Laws, European Law School, University of Groningen (summa cum laude);
  • 1 October 2012 - 6 September 2013: Master of Laws, Comparative and European Law, Universität Bremen, Carl-von-Ossietzky-Universität Oldenburg;
  • 1 Oktober 2008 - 31 August 2012: Bachelor of Laws, Comparative and European Law, Universität Bremen, Carl-von-Ossietzky-Universität Oldenburg.

Military service / alternative service

  • 12 July 2007 - 11 June 2008: Youth Care Worker with a home for disadvantaged youngsters, Beth Uriel, in Cape Town/South Africa. 

Secondary education

  • 27 June 2007: General University Entrance Qualification (Abitur), Gymnasium Warstade.

Organisation of International Scientific Conferences

  •  New Perspectives on Acquisitive Prescription, held at the University of Groningen, May 2018;
  • Young Property Lawyers Forum, held at the University of Groningen, November 2015;
  • The Context, Criteria, and Consequences of Expropriation, held at the Royal Dutch Institute in Rome, September 2014;
  • Rethinking Public Interest in Expropriation Law, held at the University of Groningen in September 2013.

Memberships

  • Expropriation Expert Group (founding member)
  • European Law Institute (ELI)
  • Ius Commune Research School
  • Common Core of European Private Law
  •  Young Property Lawyers Forum, Board of Advice

Prizes/Scholarships

  • 2019: Research Fellowship, University of Turin
  • 2018: Visiting Scholarship, Max-Planck-Institut für ausländisches und internationales Privatrecht
  • 2017: Research Grant, Gratama stichting
  • 2014: German-Dutch Law Prize;
  • 2013: Scholarship of the KNIR (Royal Dutch Institute in Rome);
  • 2013: GUF-100 prize of the Groningen University Fund;
  • 2012: Scholarship of the Carlo-Schmid-Programme of the DAAD;
  • 2011: Scholarship of the DAAD;
  • 2008-2013: Scholarship of the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung e.V.
Last modified:17 September 2019 10.38 a.m.

Contact information

Oude Kijk in 't Jatstraat 26
9712 EK Groningen
The Netherlands

Harmony Building

Job title:
PhD Candidate and Lecturer
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