Prof. Dr. Peter-Tobias Stoll

Peter-Tobias Stoll holds the Jean Monnet Chair for European Union and Global Sustainable Development through Law and is a Professor for Public and Public International Law and at the University of Göttingen. He co-directs the Institute for International Law and European Law and heads the Department for International Economic and Environmental Law. Further, he serves as one of the Directors of the Institute for Agricultural Law at Faculty and as the German Director of the Sino-German Institute for Legal Studies of the Universities of Nanjing and Göttingen at Nanjing University. His research focus is on international and European economic and environmental law.

Tobias 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 and is one of the General Editors for the second edition. He co-chairs the Interest Group on International Economic Law of the European Society of International Law and has been one of the conveners of a Study Group on Preferential Trade Agreements of the International Law Association.

Tobias occasionally acted as a member of German delegations to multilateral negotiations and did work with the United Nations, the European Parliament, the German Federal Parliament, the German Federal Government, the German development cooperation agency (GIZ) and advised several governmental and non-governmental organizations. At faculty, Tobias actually serves as a Dean for Research and an internationalization and Erasmus coordinator as well as a speaker for the Chairs on Public Law. He has been Dean for Student Affairs.

Tobias studied law and political sciences in Hamburg, Lausanne and Bonn and passed the two legal state examinations in 1978 and 1984 in the Cologne and Hamburg district courts. He has been a junior research fellow at the Walther-Schücking-Institute for International Law at Kiel University, where he obtained his Dr. iur. Kiel in 1993. Thereafter, he served as a senior research fellow at the Max-Planck-Institute for Comparative Public and International Law in Heidelberg, where he passed his habilitation in 2001. Afterwards he was appointed as a Professor at the University of Göttingen. Tobias has been visiting at Minnesota (1994); Addis Abeba (2003), Nanjing (2003 et seq), Berkeley (2009), the World Trade Institute (2010), Paris II (2013), Kaliningrad (2013), Saint Petersburg (2016), at the European University Institute (2017), Sao Paulo (2017) and Bocconi University (2018).