The Netherlands Network for Human Rights Research aims to unite researchers in the field of human rights and provides a joint training programme for Ph.D. researchers and annual human rights conference.
The Network is an inter-university alliance of universities and research institutes – a joint effort of Utrecht School of Law, and the Faculties of Law of Maastricht University, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Tilburg University, Leiden University, Groningen University and the University of Amsterdam. The T.M.C. Asser Institute in The Hague hosts the secretariat and management of the Network.
The Netherlands Institute of Human Rights (SIM) is one of the core institutes participating in the research alliance.