Prof. Dr. Christoph Herrmann


Chair for Constitutional and Administrative Law, European Law, European and International Economic Law at University of Passau

Christoph Herrmann studied Law and some Economics (with a focus on banking and finance) at the University of Bayreuth (1st State Examination, Germany, 1999) and European and International Economic Law at the University of London (LL.M., 2001). He is qualified for the German bar and judicial bench (2nd State Examination, State of Bavaria, 2005). Christoph holds a doctorate in European Union law from the University of Bayreuth (Dr. jur., 2002) and a Habilitation (professorial thesis; subject “Monetary Sovereignty, the Monetary Constitution, and Individual Rights, published 2010) from the University of Munich (2009). In 2006/07, Christoph was Jean-Monnet Post-doc Fellow at the European University Institute (EUI, Florence). Since 2009, Christoph holds a Chair for European and International Economic Law at the University of Passau.

Christoph’s research focuses on European and international economic law, in particular the common commercial policy, WTO law and EMU. Among other things, he is founding co-editor of the European Yearbook of International Economic Law (EYIEL), co-author of a German textbook on WTO law, Co-editor of a German commentary on EU external trade and customs law.