Rotterdam Institute of Private Law

The Rotterdam Institute of Private Law is committed to in-depth research in the broad field of private law. The Institute fosters the two research programmes 'Lex Mercatoria' and 'Behavioural Approaches to Contract and Tort: Relevance for Policymaking'.

The Institute's Board consists of professors S.D. Lindenbergh (chair of Civil Law), K.F. Haak (chair of Commercial Law) and F.J.M. De Ly (chair of International Private and Comparative Private Law). The research input of the Institute is represented by staff members of the entire faculty.