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Amsterdam Law Hub

In the Amsterdam Law Hub, students and staff collaborate with social partners
New Law Hub Challenge
Do you have an idea that will revolutionize the legal industry or make a great societal impact? Do you want to start your start-up, are you looking for the right guidance and do you want to win 2500 euros? Then apply for our Law Hub Challenge with a start-up idea within the themes Acces to Justice, Legal Tech and Sustainability Justice Challenge.

Free Legal Advice Centre

The Free Legal Advice Centre is a collaborative partnership between five separate legal advice centres. It creates access to the legal process by providing legal advice with the goal of training law students while providing a service to the community.

Social partners

In the Amsterdam Law Hub, students and staff collaborate with social partners in the Public Interest Litigation Project, Pro Bono Connect, Bureau Clara Wichmann, Lawyers for Lawyers and Arbeidsmarktresearch.

Start-up Incubator

With Challenge rounds we dare students, alumni and employees to send us their most daring ideas to make an impact on society. We offer an incubator program which you can enter with your startup idea. A new round has opened on the 9th of September, you can now submit your startup-idea!
Amsterdam Law Practice
Experiential education at the Amsterdam Law Practice allows you to step into the shoes of a legal practitioner. You will sharpen your skills and knowledge and possibly discover who you want to be as a lawyer.
Funding for Start-up Incubator
The IXA Valorisation Fund has made 75 thousand euros available to the Amsterdam Law School for a Start-up Incubator in the new Law Hub. Part of this budget will be used to hold a Justice Challenge.

‘A unique opportunity to gain practical experience’

Veronic Sijstermans: “The Free Legal Advice Centre is an initiative of the Amsterdam Law School. As a law faculty positioned at the centre of society, we provide students with a unique opportunity to gain practical experience by helping real clients with real legal issues.”

‘The Law Hub is part and parcel of the Amsterdam Law Practice’

Anniek de Ruijter: “The Law Hub is part and parcel of the curriculum of the Amsterdam Law Practice, the experiential education component of the law faculty curriculum. We aim to prepare our students for responsible positions as lawyers of the future”.

‘I am a social entrepreneur’

Nathalie Dijkman: “I am a social entrepreneur with a background in human rights, criminology, development cooperation and entrepreneurship. I am the directing founder of SEMA, a social enterprise that provides citizens in East Africa with a platform for the evaluation of local government services.”