EMLE Midterm Meeting 2024

Burgemeester Oudlaan 50, 3062 PA Rotterdam, the Netherlands
16 February 2024

European Master in Law and Economics (EMLE) Midterm Conference in Law & Economics

The Rotterdam Institute of Law & Economics (RILE) of the Erasmus School of Law (ESL), University Rotterdam, is proud to host the Midterm Meeting conference of the European Master in Law and Economics (EMLE) on 16 February 2024 in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.

We invite scholars from the fields of Law & Economics and Empirical Legal Studies to present their research at the academic conference in the morning of Friday, 16 February 2024.

The academic conference will start at 9:00 and last until 16:00. The conference will include a keynote lecture, academic workshops, events for students, alumni and associate partners, and will conclude with a formal conference dinner. The final conference programme will be available on this website in January 2024 – please allow for slight changes in the order of events from the currently published, preliminary programme.

There are no conference fees or other costs for conference speakers and associated partners to attend the academic programme. In addition, RILE will provide complimentary refreshments and lunch during the conference. To assure proper registration and participation in the conference, all other attendees are kindly asked to register through the links on this website before 1 February 2024.

For general enquiries, please contact us at

View preliminary programme

Call for papers 2024


Conference Venue

The Academic Conference Sessions and the Graduation Ceremony will take place in different buildings of the Woudestein Campus of the Erasmus University Rotterdam (Address: Burgemeester Oudlaan 50, 3062 PA Rotterdam).

The exact location of the Conference Dinner will be announced later. The venue can be reached by foot (approx. a 10 minute walk).


Site Plan EUR Woudestein Campus

Academic Conference: Programme will be published here soon

Conference Fee (including refreshments, lunch and dinner):

  • Graduates, alumni € 50,-
  • Guests of graduates, alumni € 80,-
  • EMLE staff € 100,-
  • Day conference programme only (no dinner) € 30,-

If graduates bring a guest, we kindly ask you to make another payment in your name and in your price range.

Please inform the organiser of any food allergies or other dietary restrictions.


Payments are to be made by February 1, 2024.

In case you wish to attend the Graduation Ceremony only, please register by email to

Payment links will be made available soon.


Conference FeePayment link
Guests of EMLE alumni and graduates 2022/202380 EURPay as guest
EMLE alumni and graduates 2022/202350 EURPay as alumnus/alumna/graduate
Day conference programme only (no dinner)30 EURPay for only day programme
EMLE staff100 EURPay as EMLE staff

Current EMLE students will stay at the Sparks Hostel Westersingel Rotterdam. Click here for the map and here for the directions from the hostel to campus.


The following hotels are in close proximity to the Conference Venue or en route by public transportation:

Novotel Rotterdam Brainpark
+31 (0)10 253 2532

Website Novotel Brainpark

The Slaak Hotel
+31(0)10 312 0640

Website The Slaak Rotterdam

The Social Hub Rotterdam
+31(0)10 760 2000

Website The Social Hub Rotterdam

ibis Rotterdam Centre
+31(0)10 750 2520

Website ibis Rotterdam Centre

Citizen M Rotterdam Blaak
+31(0)10 810 8100
+31(0)10 810 8100

Website Citizen M Rotterdam

Holiday Inn Express Rotterdam Central Station
+31 0800 022 2822

Website Holiday Inn Express Rotterdam CS

The EMLE “Meet the Partners” session on February 16 will give students and graduates of the EMLE programme the opportunity to get into contact with company representatives from the EMLE Associate Members as well as the opportunity to hear about possible future career opportunities from their fellow Alumni EMLE students.

Event programme to be shared soon!


Prof. Louis T. Visscher, EMLE Director
Prof. Ben Depoorter, EMLE Quality Assurance Director & Local Coordinator EMLE Ghent


Ilva Putzier
Laial Allaham
Willemijn Borg
Emma Briggeman