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prof. dr. G.J. Vonk

Hoogleraar socialezekerheidsrecht

Gijsbert Vonk  (prof. dr.) studied law in Amsterdam and London, before receiving a PhD for his research in the field of European social law at the University of Tilburg (1990). After having been head of the department for legal affairs at the Social Insurance Bank in Amstelveen from 1993 to 2006, he became professor of social security law in Groningen. Furthermore, since 1990 he has been holding a part-time chair for Social Security Law at the Faculty of Law of the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. Gijsbert Vonk’s fields of interest are (international) social security law, public law, European law and human rights law. His present research interests lie in poverty and the rule of law in the welfare state. In 2015 Gijsbert Vonk received the the VAR-Michiels prize awarded by the Dutch Institute for Administrative Law; in 2016 he was one of the six nominees of the prestigious annual Huibregtsenprice for innovative research.  

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Contact information

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

Faculty of Law

bouwdeel 1314, kamer 209
Working hours:
monday - thursday