Max Planck Society

Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law

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Christine Toman, Maîtrise en droit (Paris II), LL.M. (King's College London)

Research Associate under Prof. Dr. Ralf Michaels, LL.M. (Cambridge)

Phone: +49 40 419 00 - 320

Facsimile: +49 40 419 00 - 288


Main Fields of Research:

International private law

Academic Career:

Born 1992. Study of law at the University of Passau and the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, 2010-2014. Maîtrise en droit with an emphasis in international law at the Université Panthéon-Assas (Paris II), 2014/15. First State Law Examination, 2015. Master of Laws (transnational law) at King’s College London, 2015/16.

Scholarships received from the Deutschlandstipendium at the University of Passau, the German National Merit Foundation and the German Academic Exchange Service. Graduate Award of Humboldt University of Berlin (Best performance in Emphasis VIII) 2016 and Excellence Award of the Franco-German University 2018.

Legal clerkship at the Hanseatic Higher Regional Court in Hamburg with postings at the Hague Conference for International Private Law and the European Commission, Directorate-General for the Environment, 2016-2018. Methodology Prize at the 2017 THEMIS Competition of the European Judicial Training Network. Second State Law Examination, 2019.

At the Institute since December 2016.