• Telephone:+31 20 59 83288
  • Room nr:2a-96
  • E-mail:l.j.ankersmit@vu.nl
  • Unit:faculteit der rechtsgeleerdheid/faculty of law (transnational legal studies)
  • Position:PhD-candidate
Curriculum vitae
  • Since 2010 Ph.D. researcher at VU University Amsterdam.
  • 2009-2010 (November – March) Legal Advisor Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs (European Law division).
  • 2008-2009 LL.M. European Law at the College of Europe in Bruges, Belgium.
  • 2002-2008 International Relations and European Law at the University of Groningen in the Netherlands.  

Research activities
Laurens conducts research in the programme Boundaries of Law. His research focuses on the regulation of fair and sustainable trade on the EU internal market, in particular the relationship between (private) regulation of fair trade and sustainable products and competition law, free movement law and public procurement law. 

Main publications

European Law, EU internal market law, EU external relations law, WTO law. 

Postal address
VU University Amsterdam
Faculty of Law
De Boelelaan 1105
1081 HV Amsterdam

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