PhD in Law Association Rotterdam (PILAR)

Welcome

Welcome on the page of PILAR. PILAR stands for “PhD in Law Association Rotterdam” and is the association of PhD Candidates of the Erasmus School of Law. PILAR is a voluntary participatory body, representing all PhDs from all disciplines of Erasmus School of Law. The PILAR board represents all PhDs, by means of direct participation, evaluation, and involvement in the policy making of the Erasmus (Graduate) School of Law.

Since 1987, PILAR’s main aim has been to contribute to building a productive environment and useful network for PhD Candidates, by organizing social activities. More recently, PILAR has been engaging in the representation of PhD Candidates within the Erasmus University and in the Law Faculty and cooperating with Erasmus Graduate School of Law on joint professional initiatives.

PILAR Activities

  • organizing monthly network events for PhD Candidates;
  • advising and cooperating with Erasmus Graduate School of Law on joint initiatives;
  • consulting matters on education, research and working conditions with PhD Candidates;
  • cooperating with other associations and institutions of Erasmus University.

PILAR Board

The current PILAR Board is composed of: Mieke Kox, Alberto Quintavalla, Titiaan Keijzer, Marta Kolacz, Michelle de Vries, Du Du, Eleonora di Molfetta and Maria Fernanda Caporale Madi.

Conference 2018

PhD in Law Association Rotterdam (PILAR), in cooperation with Erasmus Graduate School of Law (EGSL), will organize the first EGSL Conference for Young Scholars. The purpose of the conference is to bring together young scholars such as international PhDs and Postdocs.