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Prof. Dr. Ansgar Staudinger

Scientific Consultant

Study in Freiburg and first state examination in law.

Placement as trainee lawyer and second state examination in law in Düsseldorf.
1998 Doctoral degree with distinction. Dissertation prize awarded by the Faculty of Law of Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf.
Postdoctoral qualification from Westfälische Wilhelms University Münster on the subject “The court settlement and other forms of systematic dispute resolution – On the way to a European law of civil procedure”.

Appointment as university professor for Civil Law, Private International Law, Procedural Law and Business Law at Bielefeld University in 2003.

Specialist areas: Private International Law, Procedural Law, Insurance Law.
Head of the Travel Law Research Department
President of the German Society for Travel Law (DGfR) since 2007.

Preparation of various expert reports commissioned by the European Commission and the Federal Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Consumer Protection, member of the latter’s scientific advisory board from 2005 until 2008.
In the year 2008 appointment as external judge to Hamm Higher Regional Court.

Visiting professor at Paris Ouest-Nanterre-La Défense University.

2007 Speech at East China University of Politics and Law (Shanghai).
Leadership of the European Commission, of German Foundation for International Legal Cooperation (IRZ) in Bonn and the Federal Ministry of Justice, Berlin in the countries of former Yugoslavia (Serbia/Montenegro, Croatia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Macedonia) and Albania until 2006.

Seminars with high-calibre representatives of the judicial sectors of those countries.
Support in the setting up of a judicial academy in Budapest.

Adviser to Vietnamese Ministry of Justice during the codification of Property Law.

Prof. Dr. Staudinger is not admitted as a lawyer.