Prof. Dr. Michael J. Hahn LL.M. (Michigan)


Managing Director of the Institute for European and International Economic Law of the University of Bern Law School

Prof. Michael Hahn became the Managing Director of the Institute for European and International Economic Law of the University of Bern Law School in 2015; he also is a Director at the World Trade Institute. Before joining Bern University, Michael held the chair of European law at the University of Lausanne and was a Professor of Law at the University of Waikato, Hamilton (New Zealand); he remains affiliated with both institutions. He has been a visiting professor in all continents, inter alia at the Universities of Bonn, Fukuoka, Ghent, Macerata, Paris, Zurich, at the Chicago-Kent College of Law, the Europa-Institut Saarbrücken, Murdoch University Perth, PUCP Lima, the Universidad de Chile, the University of the Witwatersrand and UNSW. Michael teaches and publishes in English, French and German and advises sovereign and private clients in questions of international economic law and EU internal market and foreign relations law. He received his basic legal training in Germany, and holds a doctorate from the University of Heidelberg and a master’s degree from the University of Michigan Law School in Ann Arbor.