Max Planck Society

Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law

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Online version Handwörterbuch des Europäischen Privatrechts

Priv.-Doz. Dr. Matteo Fornasier, LL.M. (Yale)

Currently Visiting Professor at the University of Augsburg

Phone: +49 40 419 00 - 364

Facsimile: +49 40 419 00 - 288


Main Fields of Research:

Private Law, Private International Law, Employment Law, Comparative Law


Academic Career:

Born on 10.12.1977 in Turin/Italy – 1997-2003 Study of law at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München; financial support provided by the Bavarian Scholarship Program (BayBFG) and the German National Merit Foundation – 1999-2000 Visiting student at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) – 2003 First State Examination – 2003-2005 Practical Legal Training in Munich (foreign segment in Hong Kong) – 2005 Second State Examination – 2006-2007 LL.M. completed at Yale Law School, New Haven/USA; scholarship recipient of the the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) – since 2010 Attorney-at-Law (New York) –  2011 PhD at Ludiwg-Maximilians-University in Munich – December 2016 post-doctorate thesis (Habilitation) at the University of Hamburg – 2017-2018 Visiting Professor at the universities of Heidelberg, Augsburg and Giessen.

1998-2003 Student Research Assistant, 2003-2007 academic staff at the Institut für Privatrecht und Zivilverfahrensrecht der Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. mult Canaris) – 2008–2009 Research Associate, since 2009 Senior Research Fellow at the Institute – Instructor at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (2003-2007), Bucerius Law School (2008-2009), Hamburg University (since 2010), Adam Mickiewicz University Poznan (since 2010), China-EU School of Law Beijing.