prof. mr. A.C. Hendriks

Telephone number: +31 (0)71 527 8590
Faculty / Department: Faculteit Rechtsgeleerdheid, Instituut voor Publiekrecht, Staats- en Bestuursrecht
Office Address: Kamerlingh Onnes Gebouw
Steenschuur 25
2311 ES Leiden
Room number B118
Personal Homepage:​org/​publiekrecht/​sbrecht/​hendriksac.jsp


Aart Hendriks is Professor of Health Law at Leiden University/Leiden University Medical Centre (LUMC), Health Lawyer with the Royal Dutch Medical Association, substitute judge at the District Court of Rotterdam, Member of the Group of specialists on predictivity, genetic testing and insurance of the Council of Europe, advisor to the Dutch Minister of Health on patients’ rights, Board Member of various national and international non-governmental organisations (NGO’s) working in the field of health, disability and human rights law, and editor of several academic journals. He obtained his Ph.D.-degree from Amsterdam University on a dissertation concerning the right of persons with disabilities to equal access in the employment market.

Hendriks has written extensively on such issues as human rights, minority rights, patients’ rights and non-discrimination law. He lectures at such institutes as the European Law Academy (Trier, Germany), the Raoul Wallenberg Institute for Human and Humanitarian Rights Law (Lund, Sweden) and Copenhagen University/the Danish Institute for Human Rights, and regularly serves as advisor to such organisations as the Commission of the EU, the Council of Europe, the International Labour Organisation and the European Disability Forum.


Last Modified: 20-06-2016