Institute of International and European Law

Prof. Dr. Peter-Tobias Stoll

Tobias Stoll is a Professor for public and public international law at Göttingen University and the Executive Director of the Institute for International Law and European Law, where he heads the Department for International Economic and Environmental Law. He is also the German Director of the Sino-German Institute for Legal Studies of the Universities of Nanjing and Göttingen at Nanjing University.
He co-chairs the ESIL Interest Group on International Economic Law and the Study Group on Preferential Trade Agreements of the International Law Association.
His research focus is on international economic and environmental law. He studied law in Hamburg, Lausanne and Bonn and thereafter joined the Walther-Schücking-Institute at Kiel University, where he obtained his Dr. iur. Kiel in 1993. He has been a senior research fellow at the Max-Planck-Institute for Comparative Public and International Law in Heidelberg, where he passed his habilitation in 2001.
On occasion, he councelled the German Federal Government, the German Federal Parliament, the UN, the EU and other governmental and non-governmental organization. He has been visiting at Minneapolis, Addis Abeba, Berkeley, Berne, Nanjing, Wuhan, Paris II Pantheon Assas, Kaliningrad and Sao Paulo. He has extensively published on international economic and environmental law, including in the Heidelberg Journal, RGDIP, Yearbook of International Environmental Law, Max-Planck- Encyclopaedia for Public International Law and he co-edited the Max-Planck-Commentaries on World Trade Law.