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prof. mr. dr. H.E. (Herman) Broring

professor administrative law
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In 1983 Herman E. Bröring (1959, Stadskanaal, the Netherlands) graduated in Dutch law (public, private and social-economic law). He was from 1982 till 1983 student assistant environmental law, from 1983 till 1985 researcher procedural law in the field of environmental law, and from 1985 till 1993 assistant professor administrative law. After his doctor’s degree in 1993 he became associate professor administrative law. From 2002 till 2009 he was academic director of the  Centre for the Study of Law, Administration and Society (research institute) and the Groningen Graduate School of Law (grad school). Since 2003 he is full professor in law (integrative law studies).


The PhD-thesis of prof. Bröring (Groningen 1993, cum laude (highest degree); Amsterdam 1995, Stibbe Award) concerns a category of soft public law: non-statutory rules, quasi-legislation, administrative rules, policy rules, codes of practice, guidelines, et cetera. Prof. Bröring is participating in the research program Public Trust and Public Law and in the Groningen Centre for European Financial Services Law. His research concerns: soft law; law enforcement; participation in public decision making; public law of the Caribbean territories of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. 


Since 1985 prof. Bröring is lecturer in diverse aspects of administrative law, for bachelor and master students. Since the start in the Netherlands of honors programs and the graduate school (about 2005) he had several years a special concern with the education of excellent students. He gives post academic courses for a. o. the judicature and civil servant trainee education programs. He is visiting professor administrative law at the University of Aruba.


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