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Femke Laagland appointed Professor of (European) Labour Law

Date of news: 18 January 2018

Laagland, FemkeFemke Laagland has been appointed Professor of (European) Labour Law at Radboud University’s Faculty of Law with effect from 1 January 2018.

Femke Laagland is an expert in employment law. Her current research focuses on cross-border situations and the interaction between European law and national labour law.

Laagland obtained a Bachelor’s degree in journalism at Utrecht University of Applied Sciences. Afterwards, she studied Law at the Radboud University and received her master's degree (with honours) in International and European Law in 2005. From 2006 until February 2009, she completed her legal training, allowing her to operate as an independent attorney. In 2000, she returned to the Radboud University and obtained her PhD on research into the role of Dutch employees (representatives) during cross-border legal mergers.

Research Centre for Business & Law

From 2006 until 2009, Femke Laagland worked as an employment law attorney. Since 2009, she has been a lecturer and researcher at Radboud University’s Social Law Department and in 2014 she was appointed associate professor at the same department. The Social Law Department is part of the Research Centre for Business & Law. Laagland coordinates and teaches employment law in Bachelor’s and Master’s courses and European Employment Law in the English-taught European Law Master’s programme.