Paul Aerschot Van

Paul Aerschot Van

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Doctor of Laws (LLD)

Born 23 March 1946.
Education: Master’s degree in Law, University of Brussels (VUB), 1969. Licentiate in Laws
(a postgraduate degree), Helsinki University, 1977. Doctor of Laws, Helsinki University,
Career:  Research assistant, Helsinki University, 1976-1977. Civil servant, Finnish
Ministry of Justice, 1977-1987. Researcher, Helsinki University, 1988-1990. Assistant
professor (most of 1991-2002) and acting professor of administrative law (1996-1998),
Helsinki University.
Docent in social welfare law, (degree requiring special merits in research and teaching)
2003-, Helsinki University.
Senior lecturer in social welfare law, Swedish School of Social Science (Helsinki
University), 2003-2012.

Research areas:

  • Administrative Law
  • Social Law


Fields of Science

  • 520 Other social sciences
  • socio-legal studies