Kies de Nederlandse taal
Course module: 660133-M-6
Advanced Constitutional and Administrative Law
Course info
Course module660133-M-6
Credits (ECTS)6
CategoryMA (Master)
Course typeCourse
Language of instructionDutch
Offered byTilburg University; Tilburg Law School; TLS: Public Law, Jurisprud.Legal History; Public Law, Jurisprudence and Legal History;
Is part of
M Law
Contact J.C.A. de Poorter
prof. dr. E.M.H. Hirsch Ballin
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Coordinator course J.C.A. de Poorter
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Lecturer J.C.A. de Poorter
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mr. G.J. Stoepker
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C. Vlieks, LLM
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Academic year2018
Starting block
SM 2
Course mode
RemarksThis information is not up to date. Check the Course Catalog 2019 or select the course via “Register”.
Registration openfrom 11/01/2019 up to and including 31/07/2019
  • Acquiring understanding of the principles and the functioning of constitutional and administrative law in the context of the democratic constitutional state.
  • Acquiring fundamental and deepened knowledge of and insight into topical issues within the field of constitutional and administrative law in a European, international and comparative perspective.
  • Acquiring understanding of how constitutional and administrative law functions in practice based on selected topics (‘capita selecta’).
  • Learning how to analyze complex problems of public law and learning how to express this analysis in writing.


The course consists of lectures and tutorials.

For questions, please contact Johan Wolswinkel (

Recommended Prerequisites

Constitutional Law, Adminstrative Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law: an Integrational Approach, and Legal Protection against the Government

The overarching topic of the course is Dutch constitutional law in a European perspective. The course is structured by 'capita selecta' that will be introduced more extensively in the syllabus (see Blackboard).

Type of instructions

Lectures and tutorials

Type of exams

Case note (15%) and written exam (85%)

Compulsory Reading
  1. C.A.J.M. Kortmann, Constitutioneel recht, Deventer: Kluwer. Most recent edition (expected publication of the revised edition is Fall 2016)
  2. E.M.H. Hirsch Ballin, R. Ortlep & A. Tollenaar, Rechtsontwikkeling door de bestuursrechter, Den Haag: Boom Juridische uitgevers 2015. (open access)
  3. E.M.H. Hirsch Ballin & G.J. Leenknegt (red.), Wetenschappelijk commentaar op de Nederlandse Grondwet. Web publication:, 2016
  4. Selected case-law and other materials (see Blackboard)

Recommended Reading
  1. F.H. van der Burg & W.J.M. Voermans, Unierecht in de Nederlandse rechtsorde, Deventer: Kluwer 2015.
Timetable information
660133-M-6|Verd. staats- & best.recht (vanaf 15/16)
Written test opportunities
Written test opportunities (HIST)
Schriftelijk / WrittenEXAM_01SM 2105-06-2019
Schriftelijk / WrittenEXAM_01SM 2205-07-2019
Required materials
Recommended materials


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