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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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TTLA Career day – (Registration open)

  The Trade & Transport Law Association organizes the “Career day” on Tuesday 10th of May. The aim of the event is to connect students with practice and give to our members a clear picture about the career prospects after graduation. Our speakers will give a presentation about their daily practice in their field of expertise, the job hunting experience and the career prospects of their job position. All speakers are alumni from Erasmus University Rotterdam. Location: Erasmus University Rotterdam Campus  – Senaatzaal (Erasmus building) Time: 13:30 – 17:30 (17:30-19:30 drinks at Paviljoen) Speakers 1) Konstansia Karampetsou – PhD candidate (Eramus University of Rotterdam) 2) Rutger van Dijk – AKD 3) Perri Ertugruloglu – Claims handler (DUPI) 4) Eirini Tsoumpou – Claims handler (Samskip) 5) Rob Veninga (Vertom) 6) Tania Galli (UAL) We are grateful to announce that Emily van Roosmalen Derogee will be the chairwoman of the event. After the presentations, the Trade & Transport Law Association will host social drinks to connect the participants with the speakers. Please register online at   Read more!

Public Speaking workshop review

On the 25th of April the TTLA arranged a workshop on ‘How to present yourself and how to get your message across’. The lecture was held by Eva Novotna, a previous trainer for the United Netherlands Delegation, whose students won several awards both at the Harvard and Oxford Model United Nations. Present at the workshop was 15 TTLA members who received interactive training and got the possibility to present themselves orally on different topics in front of the rest of the group while being subjected to feedback from both fellow students and the Eva herself. There was a primary focus on how each’s body language came across and whether their oral message correlated with their body movement. Besides, several lessons and tricks were given on how to present oneself at a job interview, and the focus was set on how an open and welcoming posture can ensure that a first impression is positive. The end of the workshop was dedicated to framing. Framing is how to presents an object or situations from different perspectives to make it in your favour. As many of us will dedicate our lives to being a lawyer we need a more extensive response than ‘it […] Read more!

Job Interview and public speaking workshop

  Job Interview and public speaking workshop  Speaker: Eva Novotna. She is the head delegate of the United Netherlands which has won several awards in debating and public speaking at Harvard University and Oxford University – Self promotion – Public speaking – Framing The workshop will include: – Pleading for lawyers – “How to get your message through” – Presentation – body language during interview Please be aware of the fact that these workshops normally cost over €500, this opportunity is provided to you for free. Time: 13:30 – 15:00 Date: 25th of April Location: Polak 1.07 Attention: Only for TTLA members   Read more!

Navingo Maritime & Offshore Career event

Navingo Maritime & Offshore Career event The Navigno MOCE considered as the biggest and most complete maritime & offshore career event! The goal of the Navingo Maritime & Offshore Career Event is to bring exhibitors and internship / job seekers together, which will give them an opportunity to get to know one another and establish working and training relationships. Especially for students of the mast ‘Maritime & Transport Law’ who are looking for a job, MOCE provides a great platform to find out everything about the companies in the maritime and offshore industry. By talking and meeting the exhibitors, you will find out which opportunities are out there. During MOCE, every visitor has the chance to walk by all stands without any strings attached, and to get informed by companies at the exhibition. The Navingo Maritime and Offshore Career Event (MOCE) will showcase the available work in this progressive sector. More than 125 maritime and offshore energy companies will gather in ‘the maritime heart’ of the Netherlands, to represent the industry and their career opportunities. There will be company presentations, workshops, you can have your CV checked and lots more! When is it? Wednesday the 20th of April. The event is […] Read more!

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