Prof. Dr. Walter Pintens


Emeritus Professor at the University of Louvain

1971-1978
Law studies at the Universities of Louvain, Tübingen and Munich

1982
Doctor in Law

1983
Lecturer at the Europa-Institut for European Private Law

Since 1984
Professor for Private Law (Family and Succession Law) and Comparative Law at the University of Louvain. Emeritus Professor since 2012

1992-2000
Election by the Belgian Parliament for the Council of the Judiciary

1994
Honorary Professor at the Europa-Institut

2012-2014
Secretary General of the International Commission on Civil Status (Strasbourg)

2012
Titular Member of the International Academy for Comparative Law (Paris)
Member of the Advisory Council of the MPI Hamburg

2015
Doctor honoris causa University of Regensburg