Professor Dr. Michael Stürner
University of Konstanz, Germany
Michael Stürner (Dr. iur, Munich; M.Juris, Oxford) is Professor of Civil Law, Private International Law and Comparative Law at the University of Konstanz, Germany, since 2012. He also serves as a judge at the Higher Regional Court of Appeals (Oberlandesgericht) in Karlsruhe, Germany. From 2009 to 2012 he has held a chair of Civil Law, Private International Law and Comparative Law at Europa‐Universität Viadrina Frankfurt (Oder), Germany. He has been appointed as a member of the Council of the International Association of Procedural Law (IAPL) and as a Fellow of the European Law Institute. In 2013 he has been a Visiting Scholar at the University of California at Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law. In 2016/17 he is a Fellow at the Institute for Advanced Study Konstanz. His main research interests lie in the fields of cross‐border dispute resolution, comparative law, conflict of laws, and European private law.