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Contact persons

Prof. Dr. Jan Wouters

Director of the Institute for International Law

Director of Leuven Centre for Global Governance Studies

Katholieke Universiteit Leuven

Tiensestraat 41,

B-3000 Leuven

ph.: +32 (0)16 32 87 33

fax: +32 (0)16 32 87 26


Jean-François MAYENCE, LLM

Head of the Legal Unit ‘International Relations’

Belgian Federal Office for Science Policy

Lecturer at Katholieke Universiteit Leuven

Member of the ECSL Board

avenue Louise, 231

B-1050 Brussels

ph.: +32 (0)2 238 35 17

fax: +32 (0)2 230 59 12

e-mail :maye@belspo.be  

The Belgian ECSL NPoC has hosted and co-organized the 2003 ECSL Summer Course in Space Law & Policy at University of Leuven and has organized several rounds of participation of students of Belgian Universities in the Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Court Competition.

Several academic programmes exist in Belgium in order to provide national and foreign students with an education in Space Law and Policy.

Those are:

at Katholieke University Leuven:

the International Master for Space Studies (IMSS): an interdisciplinary master programme including a branch on legal, political and economical aspects of space activities. This programme is co-organized with University of Ghent.


the Practical Seminar on Space Law: a seminar of 15 hours focusing on the practical legal aspects of space activities and applications.


at Universiteit Gent:

Last update: 29 February 2012


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