5th ESIL Research Forum

International Law as a Profession

Welcome to the website of the 5th Research Forum of the European Society of International Law (ESIL), which took place in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, on 23-25 May 2013.

The theme of the 5th Research Forum was International Law as a Profession. The Forum allowed the professional community to gain new insights on how to address the new challenges facing international law in the globalized environment of the second decade of the 21st century.

The ESIL Research Forum 2013 took place in the heart of Amsterdam. It was hosted by the Amsterdam Center for International Law (ACIL) of the University of Amsterdam (UvA), and the Department of Transnational Legal Studies, VU University Amsterdam (VU). It was sponsored by: