Bart van der Sloot specializes in questions revolving around law and technology, Artificial Intelligence and Human Rights. Bart studied both philosophy (BA; MA) and law (BA; MA) in the Netherlands and Italy, also successfully completing the Honours Research Programme. He is associate professor at the Tilburg Institute for Law, Technology, and Society of the University of Tilburg, Netherlands.

Bart formerly worked for the Institute for Information Law, University of Amsterdam, where he wrote his Phd on privacy and virtue ethics, and for the Scientific Council for Government Policy (WRR) (part of the Prime Minister’s Office of the Netherlands) to co-author a report on the regulation of Big Data. He has co-authored several policy reports for the European Union, the Dutch government and other governmental agencies. 

Bart van der Sloot is the general editor of the European Data Protection Law Review and served as the director of the Privacy & Identity Lab between 2016-2021. Between 2010-2020, he was the founder and coordinator of the Amsterdam Platform for Privacy Research (APPR), the minor Privacy Studies and the Amsterdam Privacy Conferences 2012, 2015 and 2018.

Bart has won three prestigious academic awards: the NWO Top Talent Grant, the NWO Veni Grant and the KNAW Early Career Award. The Top Talent Grant fully covered his Phd project and the Veni grant (2021-2025) covers a research project called: the right to be let alone ... by yourself.