Leiden Law School’s Centre for Law and Digital Technologies



Leiden University is one of Europe's oldest and foremost research universities. It was founded in 1575 and is a member of the League of European Research Universities. Leiden Law School, which is one of the oldest faculties in this university, combines a high level of academic teaching with acclaimed and innovative research.

ELAW, Leiden Law School’s Centre for Law and Digital Technologies, is a multi-disciplinary institute that brings together a unique set of expertise on the legal, philosophical and social implications of the information society. eLaw conducts fundamental and applied research on the legal, social and technological regulation of the Internet and other technologies. The core of eLaw research focuses on the rule of law in the information society by studying fundamental rights and principles in a number of specific, often interrelated, domains across the legal areas of private law, criminal law, administrative law, privacy and data protection law, youth law, IP (copyright and patent) law, media law, telecommunications law, and procurement law. Specific research domains include: (1) Identity, privacy, and data protection; (2) Cybersecurity and cybercrime; (3) Internet policy and governance; (4) Techno- regulation; (5) Digital child rights; and (6) eProcurement.



Contact: ms. Regina Noort (secretary)
Tel: +31 71 527 8838
Email: elaw@law.leidenuniv.nl
Address: Steenschuur 25, PO Box 9520, 2300 RA Leiden, The Netherlands
Website: https://www.universiteitleiden.nl/en/law/institute-for-the-interdisciplinary-study-of-the-law/elaw