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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

UNCLOS Seminar

The twentieth anniversary of the entry into force of the Montego Bay Convention – State of Affairs and Challenges ahead. This special event will take place on 13 and 14 November 2014 and thanks to the Rotterdam Port Authority the TTLA is privileged to give 12 students the honor to be part of it!!! Read more!

Want to Further Educate Yourself in Transport Law?

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  Check out the website of our friends at Dutch Legal Network for Shipping and Transport (DLNST) for an overview of all courses currently taught on transport law related fields of law! Read more!

Johan van der Veekenpenning voor mevrouw Emily Dérogée-van Roosmalen

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Donderdag 3 april ontvangt mevrouw Emily Dérogée-van Roosmalen uit handen van havenwethouder Jeannette Baljeu de Johan van der Veekenpenning tijdens de jaarlijkse bijeenkomst Journée Schadee. Emily Dérogée-van Roosmalen ontvangt deze Rotterdamse onderscheiding voor haar jarenlange inzet in de Rotterdamse maritiem-juridische sector. Read more!

Invitation Social Drink April 30th

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The Trade & Transport Law Association is a study association that aims to improve study and practice in the field of maritime, transport and commercial (trade) law by connecting companies with students from across the world. We build bridges for business and career. That is why the TTLA is organizing a social drink, where you are cordially invited to meet our members! It is held on the occasion of an event, the end of the ‘careerday’. April 30th, from 17:00 hours Café ‘In de Smitse’ Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam, Burg. Oudlaan 50, TB-002 Sign up by sending an email to:, or comment on our LinkedIn post!   Read more!

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