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The new Faculty of Law accommodation

Building A on Roetersstraat

The Faculty of Law will relocate to its new building at Roetersstraat 15. Renovation work on this building (REC A) started at the beginning of 2013. The Faculty of Law will relocate to the Roeterseiland campus in the summer of 2017. The big entrance hall, the bike shelter and the teaching rooms will all open at the start of the new academic year.

Facilities in REC A

The main entrance to the building for the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences (REC B/C) and the building for the Faculty of Law will be situated between both of these buildings. Under the main entrance, users will find the underground cycle park, which will have space for 2,200 bicycles.

Artist impression of building A on the Roetersstraat
Entrance hall

Lecture rooms

When finished, the big lecture room will be able to seat 450 people. There will also be two smaller rooms, each with a capacity of 150 people, and six seminar rooms. The building will also include a Law Library, a mock courtroom and a minimum of 275 study spaces.

Lecture room

In addition to new facilities for education and research, the ground floor of the building will also include space for small-scale shops and catering. Both the shops and catering will focus on students, staff and local residents as well.

Schedule for the next year

The final phase of construction work for REC A started in June 2016. The contractor must have completed its work by the end of July 2017. At the start of the 2017-2018 academic year, the entrance hall, bicycle park, car park, study spaces and teaching rooms will all be brought into use. 

Would you like to see what the building is going to look like inside...?

Moot court

Please note that the furnishing and fittings shown are just indicative and will actually be different