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Floor Fleurke


  • Prof. Cobbenhagenlaan 221, Montesquieu Building, room M 509

    5037 DE Tilburg


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Research interests



Dr. Floor Fleurke is assistant professor Europeanl law at Tilburg Law School. Floor is a member of three research schools within Tilburg University, namely the Center for Transboundary Legal Development (CTLD), the multidisciplinary Tilburg Sustainability Center (TSC) and the Tilburg Institute for Law, Technology and Society (TILT). Her research focuses on focuses on European  environmental law, with a specific interest in the relationship between science, technology and environmental law. Floor obtained a PhD (cum laude) from the University of Amsterdam in February of 2012, with a thesis on the application of the precautionary principle in the EU and has published several peer-reviewed articles. She is an experienced teacher at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. She regularly carries out commissioned research for (inter)national public bodies and non-gouvernmental organizations.




Teaching experience:

Environmental Law (optional bachelor course), 2010-2012.

Milieurecht (optional master course) 2010-2013.

Europees Unierecht in de Praktijk (compulsory bachelor course), 2011-

Inleiding Internationaal en Europees Recht (compulsory bachelor course), 2012-2013.

Introduction to European Union Law (master course), 2011-

Competition Law (compulsory bachelor course), 2014-2015

EU Governance (compulsory master course), Agencies, 2011-

EU and the Courts (compulsory master course), 2013 -

Summer Course North Western University, South Africa, January 2014.

Summer Course TGV Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, January 2015

Module on Sunstainable Development for the EDOLAD program, Tilburg University,  2015

Module on Sustainable Development for the EDOLAD program, Tartu University, March 2016



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Research Output 2011 2018

Greening the Ethiopian tax system at the confluence of environmental justice and development

Gebregiorgs, M., 12 Dec 2018, 236 p.

Research output: ThesisDoctoral ThesisScientific

Open Access

Legal obligations regarding populations on the verge of extinction in Europe: Conservation, restoration, recolonization, reintroduction

López-Bao, J. V., Fleurke, F., Chapron, G. & Trouwborst, A., Nov 2018, In : Biological Conservation. 227, November, p. 319-325 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review


Europe's biodiversity avoids fatal setback

Trouwborst, A., Chapron, G., Fleurke, F., Epstein, Y. & López-Bao, J. V., 2017, In : Science. 355, 6321, p. 140 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetterScientific

36 Downloads (Pure)

International wildlife law: Understanding and enhancing its role in conservation

Trouwborst, A., Blackmore, A., Boitani, L., Bowman, M., Caddell, R., Chapron, G., Cliquet, A., Couzens, E., Epstein, Y., Fernandez-Galiano, E., Fleurke, F., Gardner, R., Hunter, L., Jacobsen, K., Krofel, M., Lewis, M., Vincente Lopez-Bao, J., Macdonald, D., Redpath, S., Wandesforde-Smith, G. & 1 othersLinnell, J. D. C., 2017, In : BioScience. 67, 9, p. 784-790 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
5 Downloads (Pure)

Norway's wolf policy and the Bern Convention on European wildlife: Avoiding the "manifestly absurd"

Trouwborst, A., Fleurke, F. & Linnell, J. D. C., 2017, In : Journal of International Wildlife Law and Policy. 20, 2, p. 155-167 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access

Activities 2017 2018

  • 2 Consultancy

Biobased en gerecyclede grondstoffen in kunststof verpakkingen: belemmerende regelgeving?

Jonathan Verschuuren (Consultant), Floor Fleurke (Consultant), Phillip Paiement (Consultant)
Jun 201829 May 2019

Activity: Consultancy typesConsultancyScientific

Enforcement of Emissions Trading Scheme - Policy Advice Canadian Government

Jonathan Verschuuren (Advisor), Floor Fleurke (Advisor)
14 Mar 201713 Jul 2017

Activity: Consultancy typesConsultancyProfessional

Prizes / Recognition

emissions trading
greenhouse gas
research project