Dr. Ingrid Koning

Associate Professor
Ingrid Koning1
  • International and European Law
  • Transport and Logistics Law
  • Air Transport Law
  • Commercial Law
‘Everything you want, is on the other side of fear’

Ingrid Koning specializes in commercial (private) law. In her teaching she deals with questions like: How do businesses or organizations operate in a (international) legal order? How can entrepreneurial risks best be covered or warded off, and which legal entity is most suited as a vehicle for a certain business?

In her research she focusses on transport and logistics in general and aviation and she has a fondness sustainability issues. In her current research Ingrid examines how law can contribute to making transport and logistic chains more sustainable.

Ingrid obtained het Phd at Erasmus University Rotterdam with a thesis on the liability of the carrier of goods by air. At Erasmus University and Utrecht University she taught law courses across the board of commercial law: international sales, corporate law, transport law and insolvency law.  At Utrecht University she still teaches commercial law and maritime casualties.

Secondary positions

Ingrid is also a deputy judge at the Court of Rotterdam. She is a member of the board of the Dutch Transport Law Association, and editor for several law journals and reference books. She is also a member of the Klimaattafel Mobiliteit of the Dutch Society of corporate lawyers. 


Ingrid’s favorite past times are sports and listening to music. 

Most relevant publications

  • Artikel 8:1108 BW: weeffout of gebrekkig weefgetouw? Doorbraak van de aansprakelijkheidslimiet bij vervoer van goederen over de weg, in: F.Q. van de Pol e.a. (red.), Vijftig weeffouten in het BW, Nijmegen: Ars Aequi Libri 2017, p. 351-360
  • The Effect of the European Passenger Transport Scheme on the National Legal Order: A Focus on Air Transport. In: A.S. Hartkamp, C.H. Sieburgh, L.A.D. Keus, J.S. Kortmann, M.H. Wissink (Red.), The Influence of European Law on Dutch Private Law, Deventer: Kluwer 2014, p. 861-891.
  • Aansprakelijkheid in het luchtvervoer. Goederenvervoer onder de verdragen van Warschau en Montreal, Diss. Rotterdam 2007 (477 pp.)
  • Economic and non-economic values and objectives in the EU’s international trade: Normative tensions, actors and processes, Europe and the World, p. 1-4 (Ursula Jaremba, Machiko Kanetake and Ingrid Koning) 
  • Vlucht EC 261/2004 van Brussel naar de VS. Europese passagiersverordeningen in Amerikaanse rechtbanken, te verschijnen in Tijdschrift voor Vervoer en Recht 2016/4.
  • De verdragsrechtelijke en conflictenrechtelijke aspecten van de MH17 crash, ANWB Verkeersrecht, 2015/74.