Press release
26.11.12

Christian Joerges joins the Hertie School

Leading legal scholar, Christian Joerges, will teach and research on European and transnational economic law at the Hertie School of Governance from 2013.

Berlin, 26 November 2012 – Leading legal scholar, Christian Joerges, will teach and research on European and transnational economic law at the Hertie School of Governance from 2013."We are proud that Professor Joerges, one of the most respected German legal scholars in the world, will be strengthening our faculty. His research interests in the field of European and international economic law, as well as his interdisciplinary analyses of the global role of Europe, will enrich the Hertie School's research agenda immensely," said Hertie School Dean, Helmut K. Anheier.


Before joining the Hertie School as Professor of Law and Society, Christian Joerges was Research Professor at the Law Faculty of Bremen University and Co-Director of the Centre of European Law and Politics. Until 2007 he held the chair for European Economic Law at the European University Institute Florence.  He was a Visiting Professor at Trento, Italy; Birkbeck University College, London; the University of Toronto, New York University Law School and Columbia Law School. He has been a fellow at the Institutes for Advanced Study in Berlin and Wassenaar. In 2009 he was awarded an  honorary doctorate from the University Freiburg. He is the co-editor of the European Law Journal. Review of European Law in Context and a member of the Programmatic Steering Board of the Hague Institute for the Internationalisation of Law (HiiL).


More Information: www.hertie-school.org/joerges
A Portrait of Professor Joerges can be supplied on request