Dr. Arthur C. Eyffinger is Classicist and Legal Historian. He was born in The Hague and was trained at Leiden and Amsterdam Universities.
He started out out as researcher of the works of Hugo Grotius at the Grotius Institute of the Royal Dutch Academy of Arts and Sciences (1970-1985), then to turn to the Peace Palace and modern international law (1985). For fifteen years (1988-2003) he was on the staff of the International Court of Justice and published award-winning books on the ICJ and The Hague Tradition. He founded Judicap in 2003.