E.E. Kuijt, LL.M

Position:
  • PhD-Fellow in the field of humanitarian assistance and state sovereignty
Expertise:
  • Public international law
  • Human Rights Law
  • Humanitarian Law




Emilie Kuijt is a PhD-Fellow at the department of Public International Law / Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies of Leiden University, writing her thesis under the supervision of Professor Schrijver. Her Ph.D. research concentrates on the legal framework concerning the delivery and receipt of humanitarian assistance, as well as the relationship with state sovereignty. Furthermore, her interests include human rights and international humanitarian and criminal law. In addition to her Ph.D. research, she lectures in and coordinates Public International Law courses in the Bachelor programme and the LL.M programme.

She studied law at the University of Amsterdam and at the Columbia University School of Law in New York. In 2007 she obtained her Master in Public International Law, and in 2009 her Master in Information Law. Emilie has gained experience in the field of international law during an internship with the Permanent Mission of the Netherlands to the United Nations (Human Rights Council) in Geneva and after her degree working with the Defence Council of a case before the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia.

In January 2013, Emilie organized the international conference ‘International Humanitarian Assistance and International Law’ together with Tilburg University. During the spring of 2013, she was the Cegla Visiting Scholar at the Buchmann Faculty of Law, Tel Aviv University.

Last Modified: 09-12-2013