Max Planck Society

Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law

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Online version Handwörterbuch des Europäischen Privatrechts

Wiaan Visser

Research Fellow under Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Reinhard Zimmermann

Phone: +49 40 419 00 - 409

Facsimile: +49 40 419 00 - 288


Main Fields of Research:

South African Contract law, Comparative aspects of Contract law

Academic Career:

Bachelors of Commerce (with Law) at Stellenbosch University (SU) with an additional major in Latin (2010-2012). Completed a BA Honours Degree in Ancient Languages with Latin historiography, philosophy, rhetoric and literature as my fields of interest (SU, 2013). Postgraduate Bachelors in Law at Stellenbosch University (2014-2015), and the on exchange at the University of Amsterdam (2015). Ranked 6th as a speaker at the 2014 All Africa Human Rights Moot Court. Currently completing a LLM in Contract law under Professor JE Du Plessis at Stellenbosch University. At the Institute since January 2017.