Former Fellows

Former employees of the Institute who have been appointed to a professorship:

Name Institution Main Fields of Research Current Contact Information
Prof. Dr. Moritz Bälz  Goethe University Frankfurt Japanese Law, Comparative Commercial Law and Company Law    Link
Prof. Dr. Michael Becker Technische Universität Dresden Company and Corporate Group Law, (Commercial) Arbitration Law Link
Prof. Dr. Eckart Bueren, Dipl.-Volksw.
 
 
Georg-August-Universität Göttingen 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 Link
Prof. Dr. Friedrich Wenzel Bulst, LL.M. (Yale)
University of Bielefeld Economic law with a focus on digitisation Link
Prof. Dr. Gregor Christandl, LL.M. (Yale)
 
 
 
University of Graz Comparative succession law, comparative law of obligations, European private law, comparative private law, private international law Link
Prof. Dr. Sofie Cools, LL.M. (Harvard)
 
 
Universität Leuven (Belgien) European and Comparative Corporate Law, Securities Regulation, Economic Analysis of Law Link
Dr. Katrin Deckert, Maître de conférence
Université Paris Nanterre French and German Civil and Commercial law Link
Prof. Dr. Walter Doralt
 
 
 
University of Graz Private Law, Commercial and Company Law, Private International and Comparative Law and Economic Analysis of Law Link
Prof. Elena Dubovitskaya, Candidate of Legal Sciences (Lomonosov Moscow State University) Justus Liebig University Giessen Civil law, company and commercial law, capital market law, Russian law, intellectual property law Link
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 Link
Prof. Dr. Ulrich Ehricke, LL.M. (London), M.A.
 
University of Cologne Competition Law, EU-Business Law, Energy Law, Insolvency Law Link
Prof. Dr. Christoph Engel
 
MPI for Research on Collective Goods Behavioural Law and Economics, Business Law Link
Prof. Dr. Andreas M. Fleckner, LL.M. (Harvard), MPA (Harvard), Attorney-at-Law (New York)
 
Humboldt University of Berlin Private Law, Commercial, Corporate and Securities Law, Roman Law and European Legal History Link
Prof. Dr. Matteo Fornasier, LL.M. (Yale)
 
 
Ruhr-Universität Bochum Private Law, Private International Law, Employment Law, Comparative Law Link
Prof. Dr. Gunnar Franck, LL.M.oec.
 
 
 
Hochschule des Bundes für öffentliche Verwaltung Civil law, in particular general civil law and family law, international private and procedural law, procedural and notarisation law, civil status law Link
Prof. Dr. Samuel Fulli-Lemaire
 
 
Université Strasbourg Private International Law, Comparative Law, Family Law, Contract Law Link
Prof. Dr. iur. Jan von Hein
 
 
 
Universität Freiburg International and European Corporate and Financial Law, International Tort Law, International Civil Procedure Link
Prof. Dr. Christian Heinze, LL.M. (Cambridge)
 
 
Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg Private International Law, European Private Law, Civil Procedure, Intellectual Porperty Link
Prof. Dr. iur. Alexander Hellgardt, B.A., LL.M. (Harvard)
Universität Regensburg Civil Law, business law, foundations of law Link
Prof. Dr. iur., Phillip Hellwege, M.Jur. (Oxford)
 
Universität Augsburg German and European Private Law, Comparative Law and Legal History
Prof. Dr. Eva-Maria Kieninger
 
 
Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg German and European Private Law and Private International Law Link
Dr. iur. Jan Kleinheisterkamp
 
 
 
London School of Economics - Departement of Law International Contracts, Arbitration, Conflict of Laws, Trade, Investment Treaty Disputes, European State Aids Link
Prof. Dr. Jens Kleinschmidt, LL.M. (Univ. California, Berkeley)
 
 
 
Universität Trier Private Law, Civil Procedure, Private International Law, Comparative Law and European Private Law Link
Prof. Dr. Christoph Kumpan, LL.M. (Univ. of Chicago), Attorney at Law (New York)
 
 
Bucerius Law School Civil law, German and European commercial company and capital market law, civil procedural law and comparative law Link
Prof. Dr. Patrick C. Leyens, LL.M. (London)
 
 
 
Universität Bremen German and European corporate and commercial law, securtities regulation, comparative law, law and economics, especially corporate governance Link
Prof. Dr. Johannes Liebrecht
 
Universität Zürich Private Law, Legal History, Legal Theory Link
Prof. Dr. Jan D. Lüttringhaus, Maîtrise en droit (Aix-en-Provence), LL.M. (Columbia)
 
 
Universität Hannover Private Law, Private International Law, Procedural Law, Commercial Law, Insurance Law, Comparative Law Link
Dr. Brooke Adele Marshall
 
 
University of New South Wales, Sydney Private international law, international civil procedure, comparative law Link
Prof. Dr. Sebastian A.E. Martens, M. Jur. (Oxon.)
Universität Passau German and European Private Law, Comparative Law Link
Prof. Dr. Sonja Meier, LL.M. (London)
 
 
 
Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg 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 Link
Prof. Dr. Hanno Merkt, LL.M. (Univ. of Chicago)
 
 
 
Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg 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 Link
Prof. Dr. Axel Metzger, LL.M. (Harvard)
 
 
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin Civil Law, Intellectual Property Law, Information Technology Law and Private International Law Link
Dr. Justin Monsenepwo Mwakwaye, LL.B. (UPC), LL.M. (Dallas/Würzburg)
Université de Montréal Commercial 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. Link
Prof. Dr. Oliver Remien
 
 
 
Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg Civil Law, European Business Law, Private International Law and Procedure, and Comparative Law Link
Prof. Dr. iur. Wolf-Georg Ringe, MJur (Oxon)
 
 
Universität Hamburg International Commercial Law, Corporate Governance, Securtities Law and the Conflict of Laws Link
Prof. Dr. Hannes Rösler, LL.M. (Harvard)
 
 
 
Universität Siegen 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 Link
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 Link
Prof. Dr. iur. Giesela Rühl, LL.M. (University of California, Berkeley)
 
 
 
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin Civil Law, European Private Law, Commercial Law including Insurance Contract Law, Private International Law, Comparative Law, Law and Economics Link
Prof. Dr. Lena Salaymeh
 
 
 
Oxford School of Global and Area Studies, Oxford University Comparative Legal History, Comparative Law, Islamic Law and Legal Theory, Jewish Law, Postcolonial Studies, Critical Theory, Decolonial Thought Link
Dr. iur. Jens Martin Scherpe, M.A. (Cantab.), MJur (Oxon)
University of Cambridge Comparative Law, Family Law, Law of Tort, Conflict of Laws Link
Prof. Dr. Klaus Ulrich Schmolke, LL.M. (NYU)
 
 
 
Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg 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 Link
Prof. Dr. Heike Schweitzer, LL.M. (Yale)
 
 
 
Universtität Mannheim 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 Link
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) Link
Prof. Stefan Vogenauer, MJur
 
 
Max-Planck-Institut für europäische Rechtsgeschichte Comparative Law, European Legal History, Legal Method Link
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 Link
Prof. Dr. Julius Weitzdörfer
FernUniversität in Hagen Japanese Law
Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Wurmnest, LL.M. (Univ. of California, Berkeley)
Universität Hamburg Civil Law and Commercial Law including Maritime Law Link



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