Andrea Schläpfer is a PhD student at the Graduate School of Economic Globalisation and Integration of the World Trade Institute (WTI), lecturer and research assistant at the Institute of European and International Economic Law (IEW), University of Bern. He is writing his PhD on “The Role of Economic Law in Selective and Conditional Monetary Policy Making”.
Andrea holds a Master’s degree in Law from the University of Bern with a specialisation in International and European Law, and a Bachelor’s degree in International Relations from the University of Geneva with a specialisation in Public International Law and Economic History. During his Master studies he attended the Summer programmes of The Hague Academy of International Law and the WTI. He worked for two non-governmental organisations in consultative ECOSOC status in 2012 where he participated in the Human Rights Council’s session. He started as a research assistant at the IEW in 2014 where he has since been co-coaching the ELSA John H. Jackson Moot Court in WTO Law, co-authoring publications and contributing to several legal opinions for the public and private sector in the field of WTO and EU Law as well as Swiss-EU bilateral relations.