Xandra Kramer participates in the research program Behavioural Approaches to Contract and Tort of Erasmus School of Law. She is also senior researcher within the Research School Ius Commune, a collaboration of Dutch and foreign universities (program ‘Foundations and Principles of Civil Procedure in Europe’). She is fellow at the European Law Institute and a member of the International Association of Procedural Law.
More recent projects, mostly in collaboration with others, include:
- Organisation of the Conference from common rules to best practices in European civil procedure, in collaboration with the Max Planck Institute Luxembourg, Rotterdam, 25 and 26 February 2016; the proceedings will be published in the Max Planck Series.
- Research Project ‘Securing Quality in Cross-Border Enforcement: Towards European Principles of Civil Procedure?’, based on a VIDI grant by the Dutch Organization for Scientific Research (NWO) (role: project leader, researcher) (2011-2016).
- Study conducted on request of the European Parliament, ‘A European framework for private international law: current gaps and future perspectives’, Study IP/C/JURI/IC/2012-009 (role: scientific director and author, co-authored by Mr M. de Rooij, Dr V. Lasić, Ms E.N. Frohn, and Dr R. Blauwhoff, in collaboration with external experts, Prof. Dr P. Beaumont, Dr A. Frackowiak-Adamska, Prof. Dr F. Garcimartin (Spain), Prof. Dr J. von Hein (Germany), Prof. Dr M. Kiraly, and Prof. Dr U. Liukkunen (2012). Followed up by a briefing note on a European Code of Private International Law (2012) and an in-depth analysis on European Private International Law: The Way forward (2014).
General report XV World Congress of Procedural Law (International Association of Procedural Law), on ‘Relief in small and simple matters in an age of austerity’, Istanbul 2015 (in collaboration with Shusuke Kakiuchi).
Issue of Erasmus Law Review dedicated to The Role of Private International Law in Contemporary Society; Global Governance as a Challenge (see the Introduction, in collaboration with Laura Carballo Piñeiro)
- Issue Erasmus Law Review dedicated to Law and Language; Implications for Harmonisation and Cross-Border Litigation (see Introduction)
- Research report on request of the Research and Documentation Centre of the Dutch Ministry of Security and Justice, project ‘Executoriale titel in incassozaken’, consisting of a normative, empirical and comparative research on obtaining an enforceable title in debt collection cases and Dutch debt collection practice. (role: project leader and author, co-authored by Dr M. Tuil, I. Tillema LLM, M.I. Hazelhorst and E.A. Ontanu) (2011-2012). (english summary)
- International Conference ‘Civil Litigation in a Globalizing World: A Multidisciplinary Perspective’ (initiator and organizer), 17 and 18 June 2010, Rotterdam. The resulting book Civil Litigation in a Globalising World was published in 2012.
- Research report on request of the Research and Documentation Centre of the Dutch Ministry of Security and Justice, project: ‘The Dutch Collective Settlements Act and Private International Law” (role: co-supervisor) (2009-2010). (text)
- International Commercial Litigation in the European Union (2009-present)
- Participation in ALI/III project Principles for Cooperation in International Insolvency Cases (2008-2009)
- The Harmonisation of Civil Procedural Laws in Europe (role: project-leader and researcher) (2004-2008)