Guest Lecture about Nord Stream 2On 21.01.2020, Bernd Westphal will deliver a guest lecture on Nord Stream 2 in German and European foreign policy. Bernd Westphal is a member of the Bundestag and the spokesperson on economic and energy policy of the SPD parliamentary group. The underwater gas pipeline Nord Stream 2 is designed to transport 55 billion cubic meters of natural gas from Russia directly into the European Union. However, the project is politically highly controversial. In nearly no other field of the energy and foreign economy, geostrategical interests of important global players (EU, USA, Russia, Poland, Ukraine) are more conflicting. The lecture starts at 4:15 pm in hall ZHG 001. It is part of the lecture European Law I by Dr. Till Patrik Holterhus, MLE., LL.M. (Yale) and is hosted by the Jean Monnet Chair. Event Poster
Seminar on the European Green Deal06.01.2020
The Jean Monnet Chair offers a seminar on the new "European Green Deal" to advanced students. The Green Deal was recently announced by the new European Commission. It aims at making the EU climate-neutral by 2050, protecting natural habitats, unlocking economic growth and promoting employment by way of an inclusive transition. The seminar will address the legal aspects of this ambitious project, including EU and international dimensions. Introductory meetings will take place on 29 January and 16 April at 6 pm in the Library of the Institute for International Law and European Law. Participants can receive a language certificate. Further information can be found here.
Seminar on current developments in International Economic Law08.07.2019
The Jean Monnet Chair offers a seminar on "Current Developments in International Economic Law and the EU WTO - Trade Agreements - Investment Law – Sustainable Development - China" to advanced students. The course will adress, amongst others, new trends in international investment law and recent EU trade agreements. The first introductory meeting will take place on Thursday, 16 July. Participants can receive a language certificate. Further information can be found here.
"The Rule of Law in international and Domestic Contexts" – The Research Forum of the European Society of International Law, Göttingen, 4th and 5th April 201922.04.2019
Does rule of law exist in the spheres of international law and European law? An if so, how can it be maintained in times of contestation? Such questions were the issue at this year's Research Forum of the European Society of International Law in Göttingen on the 4th and 5th April 2019. 160 legal scholars travelled to Göttingen in order to discuss the imminent questions with respect to the rule of law. The Research Forum was organised by the European Society of International Law (ESIL) together with holder of the Jean Monnet Chair for 'European Union and Global Sustainable Development Through Law', Prof. Peter-Tobias Stoll. The Forum offered a number of panels on historic, theoretical and economic aspects of the rule of law. Full report
Hinweis zur Hausarbeit zur Übung im Öffentlichen Recht für Fortgeschrittene15.03.2019
Im Hinblick auf aktuelle Gesetzesänderungen wird darauf hingewiesen, dass für die Bearbeitung der Hausarbeit die Rechtslage zum Zeitpunkt der Ausgabe des Sachverhaltes (4. Februar 2019) heranzuziehen ist.
Hausarbeit zur Übung im Öffentlichen Recht für Fortgeschrittene04.02.2019
Nachfolgend finden Sie den Sachverhalt zur Hausarbeit im Anschluss an die Übung im Öffentlichen Recht für Fortgeschrittene im Wintersemester 2018/2019. Der letzte Abgabetag ist der 18. April 2019.
Hinweis: Im Hinblick auf aktuelle Gesetzesänderungen wird darauf hingewiesen, dass für die Bearbeitung die Rechtslage zum Zeitpunkt der Ausgabe des Sachverhaltes (4. Februar 2019) heranzuziehen ist.
Seminar on Sustainable Development24.01.2019
The Jean Monnet Chair offers a seminar on "Sustainable Development and sustainability reporting" to all interested student. The course will adress, amongst others, the history and concept of sustainable development, sustainable development goals and the implementation of sustainable development in in German, European and international law. The second introductory meeting will take place on Monday, 15 April. Further information can be found here.
2019 ESIL Research Forum05.12.2018
The 2019 ESIL Research Forum will take place on Thursday, 4 and Friday, 5 April 2019 and address the topic: “The rule of law in international and domestic contexts: synergies and challenges”. It has a small and intensive format targeting scholars at an early stage of their careers. Approximately 15-25 paper submissions following the Call for Papers will be selected.
Find further information here.
Seminar on Asian Development Bank15.11.2018
The Jean Monnet Chair offers a seminar about legal aspects of Multilateral Development Bank Operations. The course will be conducted by Cheong-Ann Png, Assistant General Counsel of the Asian Development Bank. Cheong-Ann leads the ADB legal team for sovereign lending operations in Southeast Asia, Central Asia, Afghanistan, Pakistan and the Caucasus region. The course starts Monday, 17 December. Participants can receive a language certificate.
Detailed information: Poster (PDF).
Call for Papers08.11.2018
The Jean Monnet Chair and the International Economic Law Interest Group of the European Society of International Law (ESIL) invite young researchers to submit papers for a Full-day Workshop on April 3, 2019 at the 2019 ESIL Göttingen Research Forum. The workshop will adress the topics “Preferential Trade Agreements: Progress and Stability for the World Economic Order?” and “The Rule of Law and International Economic Law”. Deadline for submissions is December 16, 2018.
Detailed information: Call for Papers (PDF).
Jean Monnet Chair07.11.2018
Prof. Dr. Stoll and the Department for International Economic Law and Environmental Law have been granted a Jean Monnet Chair by the European Union. Jean Monnet Chairs are assigned in a pan-European selection procedure to professors who especially value the European integration in their research and teaching. The scope of the Jean Monnet Chair is to develop and strenghten lectures, research and further projects with an emphasis on the European Union and Global Sustainable Development Through Law.
Further information can be found on the Jean Monnet Chair Homepage.
Seminar announcement: The World Economy in Unsettled Times and the Role of the European Union23.10.2018
Professor Stoll is going to offer the seminar "The World Economy in Unsettled Times and the Role of the European Union" in the 2018/2019 winter term. The block seminar session will take place in Brussels. In general, the seminar focusses on recent judicial questions regarding international economic law, especially from the perspective of the EU.
For more information please note the announcement.
cege-Report July 2018: 'Trading with Trump?'19.08.2018
The latest cege-Report of July 2018 contains a contribution by Prof. Dr. Stoll about 'Trading with Trump?' (page 4 of the report). It addresses recent developments in the US foreign trade policy in the light of the system of international trade relations.
The full report is available here.
Seminar announcement: International and European Environmental Liability: A Contribution to Sustainable Development?18.07.2018
Professor Stoll is going to offer the seminar "International and European Environmental Liability: A Contribution to Sustainable Development?" in the 2018/2019 winter term. Seminar papers and presentations can be submitted in English and German. The seminar addresses the liability of states and private persons for damages to the environment.
For more information please note the announcement.
Summer Law School on International Investment Law 3 - 7 September, 201801.07.2018
The first summer school of the University of Goettingen and the University of São Paulo focuses on International Investment Law, in particular on the relationship between Brazil and Germany, as well as exploring controversial issues such as conflicts of rights and the role of International Customary Law in International Investment Law. The aim of the summer school is to broaden the participants’ knowledge about International Investment Law and provide participants with the opportunity to network with leading international legal scholars and practitioners.
Registration is open! Further information can be found here.
Call for Papers - 11th Annual Legal Research Network Conference - Legal Developments in Europe and the Future of European Rule of LawThe Law Faculties of the Universities of Bristol, Budapest (ELTE), Ghent, Göttingen, Groningen, Lille – Nord de France, Turku and Uppsala cordially invite junior and senior researchers to participate in the 11th Annual Legal Research Network Conference on 4-7 September 2018. The conference will be hosted by the Law Faculty of the University of Göttingen and will deal with 'Legal Developments in Europe and the Future of European Rule of Law'.
We encourage researchers wishing to participate to submit a paper abstract (400 words max.) to Dr. iur. Till Patrik Holterhus, MLE., LL.M. (Yale) [tholter[at]jura.uni-goettingen.de] until 15 June 2018.
For more information, especially regarding the conference theme, please note the announcement.
Announcement research semester12.01.2018
Professor Stoll is going to take a research leave in the 2018 summer term.
The next offered courses by him will take place in the 2018/19 winter term.
Last winter term students are free to attend the seminar of Dr. Holterhus.
Book announcement: 'Investitionsschutz und Verfassung'29.06.2017
The book 'Investitionsschutz und Verfassung' by Peter-Tobias Stoll, Till Patrik Holterhus and Henner Gött is going to be published in July. It deals with current elements of investment protection law from the perspective of the German and European constitutional law.
You can find further information on the publisher's website.
Panel Discussion: Trump and Trade10.05.2017
The Center for European, Governance and Economic Development Research (cege) organizes a panel discussion with the topic 'Trump and Trade'.
It is going to take place on June 20th 2017 at 18:00 o'clock in ZHG 008.
The panellists are going to be Prof. Dr. Peter Tobias Stoll (cege), Prof. Dr. Krisztina Kis-Katos (cege), Prof. Dr. Johannes Becker (University of Münster) and Prof. Dr. Ernst-Ulrich Petersmann (European University Institute Florence).
Interested persons are very welcome and asked to refer to the following announcement.
Block Course: 'The U.S. Supreme Court and American Constitutional Development'10.05.2017
The Institute of International and European Law is glad to announce the two-weeks block course "The U.S. Supreme Court and American Constitutional Development" from 12-22 June 2017 at the University of Göttingen.
The course is taught by Dr. Gordon Silverstein, who is the Assistant Dean for Graduate Programs as well as Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School and a renowned expert in American constitutional law.
For more information, please see the announcement.
Interactive Workshop for Law Students: 'Acquisition of an Enterprise: Questions of German and Chinese Law'26.04.2017
In collaboration with international law firm Baker & McKenzie, the Institute of International and European Law, Department of International Economic and Environmental Law, the Sino-German Institute for Legal Studies and ELSA Göttingen e.V. will convene an interactive workshop for law students on issues of German and Chinese law concerning the cross-border acquisition of enterprises.
The workshop will take place on
16 May 2017, 14h, in the Institute of International and European Law's library seminar room (Blauer Turm, 13th floor, room 13.122).
For Details, please see the announcement.
International Conference: The Role of the European Parliament in the Conclusion and Implementation of Agreements on International Economic Law Issues30.11.2016
On December, 9th 2016 there will be an international conference with the topic 'The Role of the European Parliament in the Conclusion and Implementation of Agreements on International Economic Law Issues' will take place in the European Parliament in Brussels. It is organized by the Interest Group International Economic Law of the European Society of International Law together with the European Parliament.
Prof Dr. Peter Tobias Stoll acts together with Prof. Dr. Elisa Baroncini and Dr. Marina Trunk-Fedorova as a member of the scientific committee of the conference.