Free University Amsterdam (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam)

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam De Boelelaan, 1105 1081 HV, Amsterdam, Netherlands

VU University Amsterdam is working hard to ensure that all of its courses rank among the best in the country. VU University Amsterdam offers an inspiring study environment capable of providing students with the most suitable course for their needs. VU University Amsterdam stands for high quality, fundamental, innovative and socially oriented research. The university has several leading research groups, all of which enjoy international recognition. In recent years, capacity and expertise have been pooled in large-scale programmes, enabling interactions between different disciplines to be exploited to the full.


The staff of the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam will be members of WP5, The Public Space and WP6, The State Support, focusing on comparative study of the legal status granted to religious communities.




Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
De Boelelaan, 1105
Amsterdam 1081
52° 22' 44.796" N, 4° 54' 3.0456" E
Free University Amsterdam (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam)
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam De Boelelaan, 1105
Amsterd 1081
52° 20' 6.2952" N, 4° 51' 30.1104" E

Adriaan Overbeeke (Lic. Political Sciences, PhD Law) is assistant professor / researcher at the faculty of law, Free University Amsterdam (VU), participating in a research-group Public and private interests in Balance and in...

Tymen J. van der Ploeg is a full professor in civil law, especially law on legal persons and partnerships at the Free University Amsterdam (VU) and participates in VISOR. He is the co-founder of the interdisciplinary research...

Ben Vermeulen is a full professor of Constitutional Law at the VU Amsterdam since 1999 and member of the Council of State since 2008.