Welcome by ELSA the Netherlands

The European Law Students´ Association is the largest study association for Law students and young lawyers

Founded in 1981

Active in 43 European Countries

Over 2000 members

Present at 8 Dutch Universities

the Netherlands

About ELSA

ELSA the Netherlands is the Dutch National Group of the European Law students´ Association. With 2000 members in 8 Local Groups all around the country, we aim to contribute to legal education and provide academic and professional opportunities to law students and young lawyers.

A just world in which there is respect for human dignity and cultural diversity

To contribute to legal education, to foster mutual understanding and to promote social responsibility of law students and young lawyers.

To develop professional and student relations of an international nature in the field of Law, to prepare members for professional life in an international environment, to contribute to the exchange of scholarly experience and to stimulate mutual understanding and friendship on the principle of equality of all its members.

By providing opportunities for law students and young lawyers to learn about other cultures and legal systems in a spirit of critical dialogue and scientific co-operation. By assisting law students and young lawyers to be internationally minded and professionally skilled. By encouraging law students and young lawyers to act for the good of society.

Our Local Groups

You can become a member of ELSA by becoming a member of the Local Group present at your University. We can’t wait to see you during one of our activities!

Is there no Local Group at your University or University of Applied Sciences and you want to establish one, feel free to contact our President at president@nl.elsa.org.

Contact us

If you want to contact us, feel free to fill in this contact form or send an email to our Secretary General at secgen@nl.elsa.org. We will get back to you within five working days after you sent the message.

Roeterseilandcampus A – kamer 0.55b
1018 WV Amsterdam
The Netherlands