Main Fields of Research
Current Contact Information
Prof. Dr. Moritz Bälz
Goethe University Frankfurt
Japanese Law, Comparative Commercial Law and Company Law.
Prof. Dr. Michael Becker
Technische Universität Dresden
Company and Corporate Group Law, (Commercial) Arbitration Law.
Prof. Dr. Eckart Bueren, Dipl.-Volksw.
Civil law, competition and cartel law, capital markets law, commercial and company law, economic analysis of law, comparative law. Fellow responsible for Switzerland with expert opinions for courts and public authorities
Prof. Dr. Friedrich Wenzel Bulst, LL.M. (Yale)
University of Bielefeld
Economic law with a focus on digitisation
assoz. Prof. Dr. Gregor Christandl, LL.M. (Yale)
Comparative succession law, comparative law of obligations, European private law, comparative private law, private international law.
Prof. Dr. Sofie Cools, LL.M. (Harvard)
Universität Leuven (Belgien)
European and Comparative Corporate Law, Securities Regulation, Economic Analysis of Law.
Prof. Dr. Walter Doralt
University of Graz
Private Law, Commercial and Company Law, Private International and Comparative Law and Economic Analysis of Law.
Prof. Dr. Anatol Dutta, M. Jur. (Oxford)
Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich
International private and procedural law, comparative law, with an emphasis of family and succession law.
Prof. Dr. Ulrich Ehricke, LL.M. (London), M.A.
University of Cologne
Competition Law, EU-Business Law, Energy Law, Insolvency Law.
Prof. Dr. Christoph Engel
MPI for Research on Collective Goods
Behavioural Law and Economics, Business Law.
Prof. Dr. Matteo Fornasier, LL.M. (Yale)
Private Law, Private International Law, Employment Law, Comparative Law.
Prof. Dr. Samuel Fulli-Lemaire
Private International Law, Comparative Law, Family Law, Contract Law.
Prof. Dr. iur. Jan von Hein
International and European Corporate and Financial Law, International Tort Law, International Civil Procedure.
Prof. Dr. Christian Heinze, LL.M. (Cambridge)
Private International Law, European Private Law, Civil Procedure, Intellectual Porperty.
Prof. Dr. iur. Alexander Hellgardt, B.A., LL.M. (Harvard)
Civil Law, business law, foundations of law.
Prof. Dr. iur., Phillip Hellwege, M.Jur. (Oxford)
German and European Private Law, Comparative Law and Legal History.
Prof. Dr. Eva-Maria Kieninger
German and European Private Law and Private International Law.
Dr. iur. Jan Kleinheisterkamp
London School of Economics - Departement of Law.
International Contracts, Arbitration, Conflict of Laws, Trade, Investment Treaty Disputes, European State Aids
Prof. Dr. Jens Kleinschmidt, LL.M. (Univ. California, Berkeley)
Private Law, Civil Procedure, Private International Law, Comparative Law and European Private Law.
Prof. Dr. Christoph Kumpan, LL.M. (Univ. of Chicago), Attorney at Law (New York)
Civil law, German and European commercial company and capital market law, civil procedural law and comparative law.
Prof. Dr. Patrick C. Leyens, LL.M. (London)
German and European corporate and commercial law, securtities regulation, comparative law, law and economics, especially corporate governance.
Prof. Dr. Johannes Liebrecht
Private Law, Legal History, Legal Theory.
Prof. Dr. Jan D. Lüttringhaus, Maîtrise en droit (Aix-en-Provence), LL.M. (Columbia)
Private Law, Private International Law, Procedural Law, Commercial Law, Insurance Law, Comparative Law.
Dr. Brooke Adele Marshall
University of New South Wales, Sydney
Private international law, international civil procedure, comparative law.
Prof. Dr. Sebastian A.E. Martens, M. Jur. (Oxon.)
German and European Private Law, Comparative Law.
Prof. Dr. Sonja Meier, LL.M. (London)
German and European Private Law, Civil Law in Historical and Comparative Perspective, espececially Plurality of Debtors and Creditors and the Law of Unjust Enrichment in England.
Prof. Dr. Hanno Merkt, LL.M. (Univ. of Chicago)
Civil Law: Contract Law and Tort Law, Commercial Law including Accounting and Transportation Law, German and European Corporate Law, German and European Capital Markets Law, Private International, Economic and Civil Procedure Law, Comparative Law, US Corporate and Capital Markets Law, Law and Economy.
Prof. Dr. Axel Metzger, LL.M. (Harvard)
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Civil Law, Intellectual Property Law, Information Technology Law and Private International Law.
Prof. Dr. Katharina Pistor, LL.M. (London)
Columbia Law School, New York
Comparative corporate law, financial market regulation and comparative legal and institutional economics.
Prof. Dr. Oliver Remien
Civil Law, European Business Law, Private International Law and Procedure, and Comparative Law.
Prof. Dr. iur. Wolf-Georg Ringe, MJur (Oxon)
International Commercial Law, Corporate Governance, Securtities Law and the Conflict of Laws.
Prof. Dr. iur. Markus Roth
Phillipps Universität Marburg
Retirement Provision Law (Private Insurance Law, Investment Law and Employee Sponsored Contribution Plans), German and European Commercial and Economic Law with an emphasis on Corporate Law, Banking Law, Financial Law and Civil Law.
Prof. Dr. Hannes Rösler, LL.M. (Harvard)
Civil law, commercial and economic law (including IP law), media and information law, civil procedure, private international law, European law, legal sociology and comparative law.
Prof. Dr. iur. Giesela Rühl, LL.M. (University of California, Berkeley)
Civil Law, European Private Law, Commercial Law including Insurance Contract Law, Private International Law, Comparative Law, Law and Economics.
Dr. iur. Jens Martin Scherpe, M.A. (Cantab.), MJur (Oxon)
University of Cambridge
Comparative Law, Family Law, Law of Tort, Conflict of Laws.
Prof. Dr. Klaus Ulrich Schmolke, LL.M. (NYU)
German, European and US company law, German, European and US capital market and banking law, economic- and decision-making-theory foundations of contract law, economic analysis oft he law, comparative law.
Prof. Dr. Heike Schweitzer, LL.M. (Yale)
Competition Law (European, German, US, International), Regulated Industries (telecommunications and media, energy, postal sector), Public enterprises and enterprises charged with services of general interest, State aid law, Public Procurement Law, Corporate Law and Corporate Governance, capital market law (EU, German, English, US in comparative perspective), Contract law (EU, German, English, US in comparative perspective) and Mergers & Acquisitions.
Prof. Dr. Anneken Kari Sperr
Universität Bergen, Norwegen
National and European Administrative Law, Family Law and International Private Law, Comparative Law (Private and Public including Procedural Law).
Priv.-Doz. Dr. Felix Steffek, LL.M. (Cambridge)
University of Cambridge
Company Law, Corporate Governance, Corporate Insolvency, Dispute Resolution, Economic Analysis, Justice Theory, Comparison of Laws.
Prof. Stefan Vogenauer, MJur
Max-Planck-Institut für europäische Rechtsgeschichte
Comparative Law, European Legal History, Legal Method.
Dr. iur. Frauke Katharina Wedemann
Westfälischen Wilhelms-Universität Münster
German and European Commercial and Company Law, Comparative Law, Private International Law, Legal Challenges of an Aging Population.
Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Wurmnest, LL.M. (Univ. of California, Berkeley)
Civil Law, German and European Economic Law, Private International Law, Civil Procedure and Comparative Law.