Prof. Dr. Eleni Kosta is full Professor of Technology Law and Human Rights at the Tilburg Institute for Law, Technology and Society (TILT, Tilburg University, the Netherlands). Eleni obtained her law degree at the University of Athens (Greece) in 2002 and a Masters degree in Public Law at the same University in 2004. In 2005 she completed an LL.M. in legal informatics at the University of Hannover (Germany) and in 2011 she was awarded the title of Doctor of Laws at the KU Leuven (Belgium) with a thesis on consent in data protection. Eleni is conducting research on privacy and data protection, specialising in electronic communications and new technologies, as well as on health law. She has been involved in numerous EU research projects and is teaching "Technology & Intellectual Property Rights" at the LLM Law & Technology of the Tilburg Law School.


Personal website: https://www.tilburguniversity.edu/webwijs/show/e.kosta-2/



Tsohou, Aggeliki, & Kosta, E. (2017). Enabling valid informed consent for location tracking through privacy awareness of users: A process theory. Computer Law and Security Review, 33(4)


Macenaite, M., & Kosta, E. (2017). Consent for processing children’s personal data in the EU: following in US footsteps? Information & Communications Technology Law, 26(2), 146-197.


Kamara, I., & Kosta, E. (2016). Do not track initiatives: Regaining the lost user control. International Data Privacy Law, 6(4), 276-290.


Koops, Bert Jaap, Roosendaal, Arnold, Kosta, Eleni, Lieshout, M. van, & Oldhoff, Elaine (2016). Privacy Impact Assessment Wet op de inlichtingen- en veiligheidsdiensten 20xx.: PI.lab.


Kamara, Irene, & Kosta, Eleni (2016). Do Not Track initiatives: regaining the lost user control. International Data Privacy Law


Kosta, Eleni (2016). The Dutch regulation of cookies. European Data Protection Law Review, 97.


B. van den Berg & S. van der Hof (Eds.) (2016) 3D Printing: Legal, philosophical and economic dimensions. The Hague: TMC Asser Press | Springer.


Kosta, Eleni, & Stuurman, Kees (2015). Technical standards and the draft general data protection regulation. In Delimatsis Panagiotis (Ed.), The Law, Economics and Politics of International Standardization (pp. 434-459).: Cambridge University Press.








Other activities

Associate time.lex law firm (Brussels, Belgium)

Registered lawyer at Heraklion Bar Association (Greece) (on leave since 01.01.2006)

Associate editor International Review of Law, Computers & Technology, published by Taylor & Francis

Member editorial board of the Information Technology and Law Series, TMC Asser Press/Springer

Member FI-PPP Working Group on Policy, Regulation and Governance (representing the FI-STAR project)

Member Ethics Advisory Board of the EU FP7 research project EURECA (Enabling information re-Use by linking clinical REsearch and CAre)

Member of the Ethics Advisory Board of the EU FP7 research project EXPERIMEDIA (Experiments in live social and networked media experiences)

Member of the ENISA Experts list for assisting in the implementation of the ENISA Work Programme, ENISA P/06/12/CEI