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Social activities

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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Latest news

Visit to the Port Authority

On the 21st and the 22nd of September, the masters in Maritime and Transport Law and Commercial and Company Law visited the beautiful site of the Rotterdam Port Authority. With the view over the Rotterdam skyline, we received coffee and got a warm welcome by the Legal department of the Rotterdam Port Authority. The next speaker was Mr. van Keulen, who gave an extensive presentation about all the movements which take place at the port on a daily basis. Furthermore, he elaborated on the ever changing trade circumstances and how Europe’s biggest port is constantly adapting to ensure their competitive position. For students who spend most of their time on academic research, the visualization and insight in the practical aspects of the trade and the operation of the port provided a valuable lesson. After the break, our very own Emily Dérogée gave a passionate presentation named “The sting is in the tail” and underlined the importance of a solid jurisdiction clause. The last speaker of the day was Julian van de Velde, a lawyer at Smallegange N.V. In his presentation the students were guided through some of the cases he had worked on. The days turned out to be a […] Read more!

TTLA Presentation

“Who we are and what we do”  Rotterdam Port Authority On Wednesday the 21st and Thursday of 22nd of October 2015, students from Erasmus University will be visiting the Rotterdam Port Authority. During the workshop, our mentor Emily Dérogée-van Rosmalen will give an interactive presentation on the importance of the jurisdiction clause: “The sting is in the tail”. The board members will be there to present the goals of Trade & Transport Law Association . This date is an exceptional opportunity for the students to understand “who we are and what we do”. Furthermore, students are strongly encouraged to fill in our survey (will be given printed during the Coffee Break) concerning their business interests. It is important for us to understand your needs and create business opportunities based on your interests. For students who are not already members, the board will be able to accept new subscriptions!         Read more!

New board

New board for 2015/2016 We are happy to introduce the newly appointed board of the Trade and Transport Law Association! President: Gijs Kampschoer Secretary (treasurer): Katja Schmitt Commissioner of External Affairs: Christianne Fenes Commissioner of Internal Affairs:  Nikolaos Kampantais   Read more!

Excursion to COSCO Netherlands B.V.

COSCO Netherlands B.V. has invited the TTLA and its members for a visit to their company! For this interesting experience the group of students will have to be divided into 2 groups. The first group will visit the company on Wednesday November 26th and the second group will see the company in the last week of January! The company will give us more insight in their activities and the opportunity to get another glance of the maritime world! More information will follow soon. TTLA hopes to see all of you there! Read more!

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