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Jacobien Rutgers is URC hoogleraar Europees privaatrecht. Zij heeft Nederlands recht gestudeerd aan de  Rijksuniversiteit Groningen. Nadat zij gepromoveerd is op ‘International Reservation of Title Clauses, A Study of Dutch, French and German Private International Law in the Light of European Law’ aan het Europees Universitair Instituut (EUI, Florence) in 1998, heeft zij vier jaar in de advocatuur gewerkt bij Houthoff Buruma. Vervolgens heeft zij aan de Universiteit van Amsterdam gewerkt als universitair hoofddocent (Europees en internationaal) privaatrecht. Zij is onder andere lid van het bestuur van de European Society for Contract Law (SECOLA) en lid van het comitato dei referee van het Osservatorio del diritto civile e commerciale.

 

Jacobien Rutgers is URC professor of European Private Law. She studied in Groningen. After obtaining her PhD (International Reservation of Title Clauses, A Study of Dutch, French and German Private International Law in the Light of European Law) at the European University Institute (EUI, Florence), she practiced in one of the major law firms in the Netherlands for four years. Subsequently she was a senior lecturer at the Universiteit van Amsterdam, where she taught inter alia Dutch property law, European private law and Private International Law. She is amongst other things a member of the board of the European Society for Contract Law (SECOLA) and a member of the comitato dei referee of the Osservatorio del diritto civile e commerciale.

Research

Haar onderzoek richt zich op de interactive tussen national Privaatrecht, Europees recht en internationaal Privaatrecht. Aandachtsgebieden binnen dit onderzoek zijn (i) het contractenrecht als instrument om de welvaartstaat te reguleren, (ii) de handhaving van het consumentenrecht vanuit een national en internationaal perspectief en (iii) rechtskeuze in internationale overeenkomsten.

 

Her research focuses on the interaction between national private law, European law and private international law. She has a particular interest in (i) contract law as an instrument to organize the welfare state and (ii) the enforcement of consumer law from a national and international perspective and (iii) choice of law in international contracts.

Teaching

  • consumentenrecht; international contract law; private international law (Private International Law, International Contract Law, Consumer Law)
  • Opleidingsdirecteur master Rechtsgeleerdheid 

 

Ancillary activities

  • Gerechtshof | Amsterdam | Raadsheer -plaatsvervanger | 2013-12-02
  • Society of European contract Law | Munchen | Bestuurslid van de vereniging | 2013-12-02

Ancillary activities are updated daily

Keywords

  • K Law
  • european contract law, european private law, european consumer law, private international law, Europees privaatrecht, Europees contractenrecht, Europees consumentenrecht

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private law Social Sciences
Law Social Sciences
international law Social Sciences
legal basis Social Sciences
court of justice Social Sciences
EU Social Sciences
fairness Social Sciences
European Law Social Sciences

Research Output 2007 2018

Kroniek van het Europees privaatrecht

Rutgers, J. W., 3 Apr 2018, In : Nederlands Juristenblad. 2018, 15, p. 1082-1089 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalReview articleProfessional

Open Access
private law
court of justice
international law
EU
fairness

The right to housing (Article 7 of the Charter) and unfair terms in general conditions

Rutgers, J. W., 2017, European Contract Law and the Charter of Fundamental Rights. Collins, H. (ed.). Cambridge/Antwerp/Portland: Intersentia, p. 125 – 137. 13 p. (Eucolath; vol. 3)

Research output: Chapter in Book / Report / Conference proceedingChapterAcademicpeer-review

Europees privaatrecht

Rutgers, J. W., 2016, In : Nederlands Juristenblad. 2016, 15, p. 1054-1062 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleProfessional

Open Access
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Activities 2007 2015

  • 11 Lecture / Presentation
  • 3 Membership
  • 2 Conference
  • 2 Peer review

Unknown journal (Journal)

Rutgers, J. W. (Reviewer)
2015

Activity: Peer review and Editorial workPeer reviewAcademic

Unknown journal (Journal)

Rutgers, J. W. (Reviewer)
2015

Activity: Peer review and Editorial workPeer reviewAcademic

The Right to Housing and Directive 93/13 on Unfair Terms: Aziz and Asbeek Brusse

Rutgers, J. W. (Speaker)
25 Jun 2015

Activity: Lecture / PresentationAcademic

Unfair Terms in Consumer Contracts

Rutgers, J. W. (Speaker)
7 Nov 2014

Activity: Lecture / PresentationAcademic