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Live and enjoy every moment of student life! TTLA offers a broad variety of social activities; get acquainted with staff and fellow students that share your passion for trade and transport law.

Career opportunities

As the only study association for trade and transportation law, we facilitate career opportunities for aspiring students in this field of work. Be it internships or starting positions, our partnering organizations will keep a keen eye out for you.

International community

Far away from your roots? Make the world port city your home away from home. Get to know our community of international students; share experiences, organize activities and meet your new friends in Rotterdam!

World port

TTLA is located at Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands, in close vincinity to the largest port on the Western hemisphere. Thanks to our close ties to the trade and transportation sector we are able to offer valuable insight into the practice of legal professionals in this world port city.

Our partners

  • AKD advocaten
  • Dutch Maritime Law
  • Langelaar Klinkhamer Advocaten
  • Codex Mulder
  • Omniversalis*SKNDAL

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Job description: Commissioner of Internal Affairs

  The Commissioner of Internal Affairs’ main responsibility lies in ensuring the communication between board members and between the students and the board. Hereby, the Commissioner of Internal Affairs promotes the membership, runs the social media accounts and updates the website, gives presentations to the students in order to explain TTLA’s works and events, works closely with president and supports the president with all kinds of works. Also, taking opinions of students as to the events they wish for constitutes another task of the CIA. The Commissioner of Internal Affairs is responsible for management of social media accounts, creating events on Facebook, posting on Instagram, capturing updates in Instagram stories, keeping the website up to date and sending updates to the students. Management of social media accounts gives the Commissioner of Internal Affairs room to be creative in order to increase participations to the events. For the website maintenance no in-depth IT skills are needed, a quick introduction will be enough to understand the professionally run and user-friendly website easily.  If we have peaked your interest and you want to make the most of your year at Erasmus, please send your cover letter and curriculum vitae to with […] Read more!

Job description: Commissioner of External Affairs

  The Commissioner of External Affairs is in charge of maintaining and building the contacts of the TTLA outside of the university. This means you speak to representatives of companies and public institutions, researchers, members of preceding boards, boards of other universities and many more very interesting people. You will also get the opportunity to visit companies at their offices. This gives you a unique insight into the practical functioning of many reputable organisations. The Commissioner of External Affairs is in direct contact with the representatives of the companies and firms that the TTLA is working with and is responsible for communication with speakers and companies for scheduling visits and events with them. As the External commissioner you have the exciting opportunity to initiate the organising of company visits and workshops as well as inviting professionals to attend the TTLA career day. As the networking link between the TTLA and the world, you get to meet and know a lot of people whilst improving your communicational, organisational and networking skills. If we have peaked your interest and you want to make the most of your year at Erasmus, please send your cover letter and curriculum vitae to with […] Read more!

Job description: Treasurer

  The treasurer is responsible for all money matters at the TTLA. Being a secretary and treasurer of TTLA entails the arrangement of all financial matters and ensuring that the association complies with all legal requirements. In addition, the holder of this position will take part and support all activities undertaken by TTLA and ensure that they have outstanding results. You will be responsible for the bank account, paying the organization’s bills and invoices and keeping score of the financial books to ultimately create a balance sheet twice a year in order to receive the association’s allowance. Your job includes budgeting, working with the rest of the board on the financial planning of social events, career day, company visits, on-campus professional events etc. You don’t need to be a math expert, all you need is a hand for detail and an eye for orderly organization and enjoy the responsibility, then this position will be perfect for you!  If we have peaked your interest and you want to make the most of your year at Erasmus, please send your cover letter and curriculum vitae to with in the CC before 15 September 23:59. Should you have any questions, email […] Read more!

Job description: President

The president is the face of the organization and acts as a connecting link between the TTLA and its members, partners and the university faculty. You are the first contact person people can go to and you are in touch with all aspects within TTLA. Moreover, you will have the chance to meet and speak with the most interesting people from the work field! Together with the rest of the board you will plan the TTLA calendar and events. You will organize team meetings and plan the events together with the board. Furthermore, you will play an active role in the execution and planning of company visits, and the career day, making sure that things run smoothly and be ready to answer questions and help out wherever needed. You will be in charge of the day-to-day business of the TTLA, ranging from keeping up with the mail, being in touch with the law faculty association JFR, meeting with faculty staff for reserving rooms, planning time-frames that work around the schedule of the LLM students for TTLA events. If you are looking for a position that allows you to practice your leadership and management skills and enjoy working with a team […] Read more!

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