Prof Michael Hahn
Managing Director, Institute for European and International Economic Law IEW; Director, WTI; Deputy Director, NCCR
EU Law (Internal Market Law, Common Commercial Policy, Foreign Relations, EMU)
Michael Hahn is the Director of the Institute for European and International Economic Law of the University of Bern Law School and a Director at the World Trade Institute; in addition, he is, since 2008, a Honorary Professor at the University of Waikato Law School, Hamilton (New Zealand) and, since 2005, a Visiting Professor at the Europa-Institute of Saarland University, Saarbrücken, Germany. Michael holds a Doctorate from the University of Heidelberg and an LL.M. from the University of Michigan Law School, where he served as a research assistant to John H. Jackson. Before joining the University of Bern, he was a Full Professor at the University of Lausanne, Switzerland and at Waikato Law School, Hamilton, New Zealand. He received his basic legal training (1st and 2nd State Exam) in Germany, was a Research Fellow at the Max-Planck-Institute for Comparative Public and Public International Law and a Senior Lecturer at Saarland University and the University of Halle-Wittenberg. Michael Hahn has been retained several times as visiting professor in all continents; recently, he held the Marcel Storme Visiting Chair at Ghent University Law School and was a visiting professor at the University of Macerata. Michael teaches and publishes in English, French and German; he advises sovereign and private clients in questions of international economic law and EU internal market law. He is a co-author of Matsushita/Schoenbaum/Mavroidis/Hahn, The World Trade Organization – Law, Practice, and Policy, 3rd edition, OUP: 2015).