Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Jürgen Basedow


Jürgen Basedow is Director of the Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law in Hamburg and he also holds a Chair at the University of Hamburg. He has acted as Visiting Professor at the universities of Ferrara, Genua, Lyon, Oxford, Paris, Pittsburg, Rotterdam, Tunis and New York. In 2008, he became a Marco Polo Fellow at the Silk Road Institute of International Law at the Xi’an Jiaotong University, China. He is renowned for his work in international law cases as well as for his expertise in the interaction between lawyers and economists and was awarded an honorary doctorate by the University of Stockholm in 2002 and an honorary professorate at Xi’an Jiaotong University in 2008.