CV

Curriculum Vitae
(last updated: 1 January 2021)  

Andreas R. Ziegler   born 23 September 1967 in Uster (Zurich – Switzerland), Swiss citizen

PhD (1995), MLaw (1995), MA in International Relations (1992), University of St. Gallen, Switzerland LL.M (1993) European University Institute, Florence, Italy
Diploma of the Academy of International Law (1997), The Hague, Netherlands
Diploma of International Humanitarian Law (1993), ICRC, Geneva, Switzerland
Diploma of the Academy of European Law (1992), Florence, Italy
Heinrich Kronstein Fellow (1996), Georgetown University Law School, Washington DC, USA

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Professional Experience

2002-           Professor at the University of Lausanne, Switzerland (since 2002 Adjunct Professor, since 2003 Associate Professor, since 2004 Full Professor); Member of various finding commissions; Member of the Commission for admitting foreign students and credits since 2004, Member of the Commission for admitting students without normal high school diplomas since 2004; Representative of the Faculty at the European Law Faculty Association (ELFA) since 2006 – Member of the ELFA Board since 2015 – Treasurer since 2016; Representative of the Faculty at the International Association of Law Schools (IALS) since 2006; Director and Member of the Joint Committee for the Joint Bilingual Master Degree with the University of Zurich since 2011; Member of the Academic Planning Committee since 2011; Member of the PhD Committee since 2011; Member of the University Research Commission 2012-2018; Member of the Faculty Council from 2002-2006 and 2014-2016; Vice Dean of the Faculty of Law of the University of Lausanne, Switzerland – responsible for research and teaching (2006-2010); Faculty Advisor for the Law and Economics Courses organized by the Swiss National Bank in Gerzensee 2008-2017; Faculty Coordinator for Student Mobility within Switzerland 2006-2010; Director of the Specialization in International and Comparative Law at the Law School since 2010 

2001-03        Senior Officer at the Secretariat of the European Free Trade Association (EFTA), Geneva (areas of Expertise: Investment, Services, Trade Remedies, Competition, WTO Accessions and RTA Notifications, Legal Affairs, Desk Officer for Mexico, Singapore, Macedonia, Tunisia): Supervisor: Mr. Matthias Kummer

2001            National Expert, European Commission, Brussels, Directorate General Internal Market, Data Protection Unit (April – July 2001)

1998-2001     Head of the Investment and International and European Economic Law Unit, State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (seco), Bern (2000-2001); Deputy Head of the Investment and International and European Economic Law Unit; (1999-2000); Head of the Service for International and European Economic Law (1998-99) (Areas of Expertise: Investment, Trade in Goods and Services, Competition Law and Policy, Treaty Affairs, Fight against Corruption and Economic Crime, Corporate Social Responsibility): Supervisor: Ambassador Dr. Marino Baldi

1997            Legal Advisor at the Directorate for International Public Law of the Swiss Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Berne (4 months): Supervisors: Ambassador Mathias Krafft and Dr. Paul Seger

1996            Legal Advisor at the Office of the General Prosecutor of the Swiss Military Justice, responsible for UN criminal tribunals and domestic prosecution of war crimes, Berne (currently with the rank of Sergeant-Colonel) (4 months); Supervisor: Brigadier van Wijnkoop

1996-97        Principal Research Associate in the National Research Program no. 42 “Swiss Foreign Policy” funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation at the Swiss Institute for Research into International Economic Relations (SIASR), University of St. Gallen, Project Director: Prof. Heinz Hauser: WTO and Domestic Policy Issues

1994-95        Personal Research Assistant to Prof. Ernst-Ulrich Petersmann at the Institute for European, Economic and Comparative Law (EUR) at the University of St. Gallen (HSG)

1992-93        Personal Research Assistant to Prof. Rainer J. Schweizer at the Law School of the University of St. Gallen (HSG), Switzerland

1990-92        Research Associate, National Research Program “International Environmental Policy” funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNF) at the Swiss Institute for Research into International Economic Relations (SIASR) at the University of St. Gallen (HSG), Switzerland, Project directors: Prof. Heinz Hauser and Prof. Gebhard Kirchgässner

6-9/90          Trainee Financial Analyst: Banca della Svizzera Italiana, Zurich (Switzerland)

2-6/90          Trainee Assistant to the Director: Repmatextil, Caracas (Venezuela)

1989            Assistant News Journalist: Radio Aktuell, St. Gallen (Switzerland)

6-9/87          Trainee, Tourism: Città di Angera, Varese (Italy)

9-12/86        Trainee in General Administration: Elettrotex, Milan (Italy)

1984-87        Research Assistant: Opinion Polls, IPSO, Zurich (Switzerland)

Teaching Experience and Visiting Fellowships

2021            Visiting Professor at the Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights (Switzerland)

2018-           Visiting Professor at the Universidad Autonoma de Barcelona (Spain) (annually)

2012-           Permanent Visiting Professor in the LLM Programme of the Europainstitut at the University of Zurich (Switzerland) (biennial)

2008-           Permanent Visiting Professor at the Europainstitut der Universität des Saarlandes (Saarbrücken, Germany) (annually)

2006-           Permanent Visiting Professor at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) (Zurich, Switzerland) (annually)

2002-           Full Professor of Law, University of Lausanne (Switzerland)

1998-           Permanent Visiting Professor at the Law School of the University of New South Wales (UNSW), Sydney (Australia); 2009-2013 Conjoint Appointment (biennial)

1995-2020     Permanent Visiting Professor at the Law School of the University of St. Gallen (Switzerland) (annually)

2007-2018     Permanent Visiting Professor in the MBA-Programme of the Chur University of Applied Sciences (Switzerland) (annually)

2011-17        Co-organiser and Lecturer of the Educational Programme in European Union (EU) Law for the Swiss Federal Administration (Berne, Switzerland) (together with the Co-Director of the LLM Programme at the University of Lausanne and the Europa Institute of the University of Zurich) (annually)

2017            Visiting Professor at the Venice International University (Venice, Italy)

2017            Visiting Professor at the Unversità Ca’ Foscari (Venice, Italy)

2016            Visiting Professor at the Freie Universität Berlin (Germany), Erasmus Exchange (2014. 2016)

2016            Visiting Professor at the University of Cyprus (Nicosia), Erasmus Exchange (2013. 2015, 2016)

1998-2016     Permanent Visiting Professor at the Law School of the University of New South Wales (UNSW), Sydney (Australia); 2009-2013 Conjoint Appointment (biennial)

2016            Visiting Professor at the University of Basel (Switzerland)

2016            Visiting Professor at the Université Pierre Mendes France (Grenoble, France)

3/2016          Visiting Professor at the Technical University of Tallinn (Estonia), Erasmus Exchange

10/2014        Visiting Professor at the University of Siena (Italy), Erasmus Exchange

4/2014          Lecturer in a Special Programme on European Integration for the Swiss Customs Administration, Berne (Switzerland)

2013            Visiting Professor at the Libera Università Internazionale degli Studi Sociali Guido Carli (LUISS), Rome (Italy)

11/2013        Visiting Professor at the Stetson College of Law, Gulfport FL (USA)

9/2012          Visiting Professor at the Law Faculty of the University of Paris (Panthéon-Assas, Paris II): Institut des hautes études internationales (IHEI), Paris

3-5/2011       Visiting Professor at the Federal University of Paraiba State (UFPS) and the State University of Paraiba in Joao Pessoa (Brazil)

2/2011          Visiting Fellow at the University of California at Davis (USA)

2010-12        Visiting Professor at the University of Technology (UTS) Law School (Sydney, Australia)

2009-15        Organizer and Permanent Visiting Professor in the Summer Programmes of the LLM Programme of University of Lausanne with US partner universities (Widener University, Stetson College of Law etc.)

2009/11        Visiting Professor at the University of Fribourg Law School (Switzerland)

2008-10        Visiting Professor at the World Trade Institute, University of Bern (Switzerland)

2002-10        Visiting Professor at the University of Lyon 3 – Jean Moulin in the framework of the “Académie d’été européenne”

2009            Visiting Professor at the Law School of the University of Pittsburgh (USA)

2008            Visiting Professor at the University of Lund (Sweden)

2008            Visiting Professor at the University of Vilnius (Lithuania)

2008/13        Visiting Professor at the Ludwig-Maximilian University, Munich (Germany), Erasmus Exchange

2007            Visiting Professor at Yeditepe University, Istanbul (Turkey)

2005-14        Senior Fellow of the Tim Fisher Centre for Global Trade and Finance at Bond University (Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia)

2005-7          Visiting Professor at the Bocconi University, Milan (Italy)

2005            Visiting Professor at the Jordan Institute for Diplomacy, Amman (Jordan)

1999-2013     Visiting Professor at the Bern University of Applied Sciences (Business School) (Switzerland)

1998            Visiting Professor at the Law School of the University of Pittsburgh (USA)

1998            Expert on Mission on behalf of the Organisation for Security and cooperation in Europe (OSCE) (organized by Switzerland) to Ukraine (Human Rights in the Armed Forces, Military Academy and the Military Humanitarian Institute in Kyiv (Ukraine)

1996            Visiting Professor at the Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL (USA)

Other Professional Experience

2020-           Member of the Scientific Committee of the Joint Master Program in Human Rights of the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of Human Rights and the University of Vienna (Austria)

2019-           Member of the Interdisciplinary Centre for Sustainability at the University of Lausanne

2019-           Member of the Scientific Committee of the Doctoral Programme in Law and Humanities of the Università dell’Insubria, Come-Varese (Italy)

2019-           Member of the Editorial Board, Vietnamese Journal of Legal Sciences

2018-           Member of the Editorial Advisory Board of the Book Series “Cultura giuridica e scambi internazionali” (ESI, Napoli)

2017-           Queerstudies (Switzerland), Member of the Scientific Committee

2017-           Member of the Forum on ISDS established by the Geneva Center for International Dispute Settlement (CIDS) under the umbrella of the University of Geneva and the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies

2016-           Associate Member of the Centre de politique fiscale inter-facultaire (“Tax Policy Center”) at the University of Lausanne

2016-           Member of the Board of the Polish Law Review (University of Gdansk, Poland)

2016-           Associate Member of the Centre for Gender Studies at the University of Lausanne (Centre en études genre, UNIL)

2016-           Member of the Editorial Board of the European Yearbook of International Economic Law (EYIEL)

2015-           Member of the Pool of Experts in the Area of for Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (SOGI) Human Rights of the Council of Europe

2015-           Member of the Board of the European Law Faculty Association (ELFA)

2015-           Member of the Advisory Board of Prima Facie (Law Journal of the Law Faculty of the Federal University of Paraiba, Brazil, http://periodicos.ufpb.br/ojs2/index.php/primafacie/index)

2015-           Member of the Roster of Referees for GenIUS, Rivista di studi giuridici sull’orientamento sessuale e l’identità di genere (http://www.articolo29.it/genius/

2014-           Member of the Council of Administration of the Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights (Geneva Academy)

2013-           Member of the Executive and Research Committee of the Gender Studies Network of the University of Lausanne (Plateforme en Etudes Genre – PlaGe), (Co-President 2016-18); President of its Interdisciplinary Research Group on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (since 2016)

2013-           Member of the Advisory Board, Nijhoff Series on International Investment Law (Brill)

2013-           Expert for the Evaluation of Research Projects submitted to the European Commission (FP7, Horizon 2020) (Brussels, Belgium)

2011-           Member of the Editorial Board of Verba Juris (Law Journal of the Law Faculty of the Federal University of Paraiba, Brazil)

2010-           Editor of the Nomos Series on International Investment Law (Studien zum Internationalen Investitionsrecht) together with Prof. Stephan Hobe (University of Cologne), Prof. Marc Bungenberg (University of Siegen) and Prof. August Reinisch (University of Vienna)

2009-           Associate Member of the Human Rights Centre of the University of Zurich

2009-           Associate Member of the Centre d’histoire internationale et d’études politiques de la mondialisation at the Faculté des sciences sociales et politiques of the University of Lausanne  (before: CRII – Centre de recherche interdisciplinaire sur l’international)

2009-           Member of the Institut Créa de macroéconomie appliquée, Université de Lausanne

2009-           Member of the Swiss Network for International Studies (SNIS); Member of the the Jury awarding the SNIS Award (2009-2012)

2007-           Student Advisor of the Swiss Study Foundation (Schweizerische Studienstiftung)

2005-           Member of the Advisory Board of the Manchester Journal of International Economic Law

2004-           Founding Director of the MAS/LLM Programme in International and European Economic and Commercial Law (www.unil.ch/llm) at the University of Lausanne

2003-           Panelist at the World Trade Organization (WTO) (designated by the Principality of Liechtenstein)

2002-           Editor, Wolter Kluwers Law Global Trade Series (until 2007: Global Trade and Finance Series)

1999-           Member of various Finding Commissions for Professors (University of Geneva, 2006; University of Vienna, 2009; University of Berne, 2007; University of Lausanne, several times)            

1999-           Expert for academic publishers, peer-reviewed journals and publishers and proposals for national research promotion organizations including the Swiss National Research Foundation, the Czech Research Council, the Esty Centre Journal of International Law and Trade Policy, Manchester Journal of International Economic Law, the University of New South Wales Law Journal, Oxford University Press, the Nordic Journal of International Law, Edgar Elgar etc.

2009-21        Member of the Panel of Conciliators and Arbitrators at the International Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID); World Bank, Washington DC (designated by the Swiss Government)

2003-17        Of Counsel (2011-2017 with Blum & Grob, Attorneys-at-law, Zurich, Switzerland; 2007-2011 with Froriep Renggli, Attorneys-at-law, Zurich, Switzerland; 2003-2007 with von Blum Attorneys (before von Meiss, Blum & Partners), Attorneys-at-law, Zurich, Switzerland): represented an investor in arbitration proceedings against a host State in UNCITRAL proceedings before the Permanent Court of Arbitration (CPA) in 2009; represented client in proceedings before the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg (2007); represented various clients before the Swiss Supreme Court; Regular Consulting appointments with various international organizations and treaty bodies in Geneva (PIC/S, Hallmarking Convention etc.)

2017            Expert for the Assessment of Law Schools with the Ministry of Education of Georgia (Tbilisi, Georgia) – Assessment of Caucasus Law School (Tbilisi, Georgia)

2014            Expert on Mission for the International Development Law Organization (IDLO) to Yemen (Accession to the WTO)

2012-14        Mentor in the Swiss Programme for the Promotion of Women in Science (Mentoring Deutschschweiz)

2002-14        Senior Fellow of the Tim Fischer Centre for Global Trade and Finance, Bond University (Australia), (2002-2007 Fellow)

2009-15        Founding Director of the Summer Academy of the University of Lausanne with US partner universities (including Stetson University School of Law and Widener University School of Law)

2007-09        Member of the Academic Council of the Academic Platform Switzerland-UN (now SNIS)

2006-10        Member of the Board of the Association of the Creation of a Human Rights Institution in Switzerland (Förderverein Menschenrechtsinstitution Schweiz), (dissolved 2010)

2005-10        Member of the Advisory Board of AIESEC Lausanne

2005-08        Member of the Diploma Committee of the MAS/LLM in European Law and International Economic Law (until 2008 jointly offered by the Universities of Fribourg, Geneva, Lausanne, and Neuchâtel)

2003-06        Member of the Council of Administration of the Geneva Center for International Humanitarian Law (CUDIH)2000         Expert on Mission for the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) to Moscow (Russia) for consultations on the fight against corruption

1995-           Several appointments as consultant for reports and background studies on WTO issues for International Organizations (UN Basel Convention Secretariat), the Swiss Government (Ministry of Foreign Trade, Ministry of the Interior), the Swiss Parliament and private companies (Migros, UBS, Swiss Association of Industry & Commerce WIDO) as well as educational institutions (Educatis University, Switzerland)

Research Periods and Projects

2019-           Swiss Practice in International Law, Reporter for the Swiss Society of International Law (SVIR/SSDI)

2016-           Interdisciplinary Research Group on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (SOGI Research Group), Founder and Director

2015-           Rapporteur of the Committee on International Investment Law and the Rule of Law) of the International Law Association (ILA)

2005-           Reporter for Switzerland and Liechtenstein in the Oxford University Press Online Project on International Law in Domestic Courts (ILDC); Member of the Management Committee; Research Grant by the COST Office supported by the European Union for coordination with other leaders

2017-20        Institutions for Knowledge Intensive Development: Economic and Regulatory Aspects in South-East Asian Transition Economies (Horizon 2020 Grant No. 734712) (together with TallTech, Tallinn)

2015-16        Collaborator in the Project “Canada Europe Transatlantic Dialogue (CETD) managed by Carleton University, Ottawa (Canada): http://labs.carleton.ca/canadaeurope/

2013-2016     Co-Chair of the Study Group on Preferential Trade and investment Agreements (PTIAs) of the International Law Association (ILA)

2008-15        Member of the International Law Association (ILA) Study Group on the Role of Soft Law Instruments in International Investment Law

2008-15        Co-Director of a Post-Doctoral Program on the Foundations of European Union Law (ProDoc Fondements du droit européen et international), financed by the Swiss National Science Foundation

2009-12        Member of the SSHRC (Canada) Project Group on “Improving IIA Treaty Making: Negotiations, Substantive Obligations and Dispute Resolution” (Leader: Armand de Mestral)

2008-12        Co-Director of a Research Project on the Swiss Implementation of the Statute of the International Criminal Court, financed by the Swiss National Science Foundation

2005-12        Member of the Board of Directors and Individual Project Leader as well as Participant of the National Competence Center of Research (NCCR) „Reform of the World Trading System” of the Swiss National Science Foundation

2005-08        Research Project on the Swiss Experience regarding the domestic prosecution of war crimes; Project funded by the Swiss Ministry of Foreign Affairs

2004-08        Member of the International Law Association (ILA) “International Investment Law” Committee

1997-98        Research Fellow with the Swiss National Science Foundation for Post-doctoral studies at the Max-Planck-Institute for Public International Public Law and Comparative Constitutional Law (Heidelberg, Germany) and the University of New South Wales (Australia): Partners: Prof. Rüdiger Wolfrum and Prof. Rosemary Rayfuse

1995-96        Postdoctoral Visiting Researcher at the Georgetown University Law Center (GULC), Washington DC and at the International Law Institute (ILI), Washington DC; Supervisors: Prof. E. Brown Weiss and D. Wallace

1996            Executive Officer for a corporate research project on “The Use of International Law by Domestic Courts” jointly with Profs. Don Wallace, F. Roessler (both Georgetown University Law School), and A. Liuksila (IMF) 

1994            Visiting Researcher at the Foundation of International Environmental Law and Development (FIELD) at the University of London and invited scholar at the Bodleian Library, University of Oxford; supervisors: Prof. David Cameron and Prof. Philippe Sands

1992-93        Junior Research Assistant of the European Team in the interdisciplinary research project “Global Environmental Change” directed by Prof. Edith Brown Weiss (Georgetown University, Washington, DC.) and Prof. Harold Jacobson (University of Michigan) with Prof. Alberta Sbragia (University of Pittsburgh)

1992-93        Director of the Working Group for Environmental Studies at the European University Institute, Florence

Prizes/Scholarships/Awards

2019-22        VUB Law and Criminology Fellow (Free University of Brussels)

2016-20        Funding by the European Union for a project Horizon 2020: “Institutions for Knowledge Intensive Development: Economic and Regulatory Aspects in South-East Asian Transition Economies” with the Technical University of Tallinn as well as universities in Laos, Vietnam and Cambodia (1.3 Mio Euros)

2016            Medalha Cunha Pedrosa of the Tribunal de Contas do Estado da Paraíba (Brazil) for services rendered to the correct administration of justice and good governance

2016            Funding by the Brazilian-Swiss Research Network administered by the EPFL (Swiss National Science Foundation) for the organization of a joint conference with the Universidade Federal da Paraiba in João Pessoa, Brazil (10’000 CHF)

2014-17        Funding (3 years) by the Swiss National Science Foundation for a project on Legal Aspects of Investment in Africa (together with Prof. Laurence Boisson de Chazournes): 500’000 CHF for three years

2011-13        Funding (2 years) by the Swiss National Science Foundation for a project on the EU’s investment policy and law (NCCR Trade Regulation, Leader: Prof. Thomas Cottier, University of Berne); Research Grant awarded: 10’000 CHF for two years

2008-10        Funding by the Swiss National Science Foundation for a project on the International Criminal Law of Switzerland (Leaders Prof. Hans Vest, University of Berne, and Andreas R. Ziegler); Research Grant awarded: 70’000 CHF for two years

2009-11        Funding (2 years) by the Swiss National Science Foundation for three projects on the International Trade Law (NCCR Trade, Leader: Prof. Thomas Cottier, University of Berne); Research Grant awarded: 30’000 CHF for two years

2008-12        Funding (4 years) by the Swiss National Science Foundation for a doctoral school (ProDoc) on the foundations of European law (Leader: Prof. Samantha Besson, University of Fribourg)

2007-11        Research grant under the COST Scheme with the European Commission (COST Action IS0602 – International Law in Domestic Courts, ILDC, Leaders: Profs. André Nollkaemper and Erika de Wet, University of Amsterdam): COST Delegate for Switzerland

2005-09        Funding (4 years) by the Swiss National Science Foundation in the framework of the NCCR Trade (Leader: Prof. Thomas Cottier, University of Berne); Research Grant awarded: 140’000 CHF for four years

2007            Cooperation within the EDGE Network, sponsored by the Canadian Research Council (Leader: Prof. Debra Steger, University of Ottawa)

2001            Advanced Researcher Scholarship awarded by Research Council, University of St. Gallen: Research Grant awarded 80’000 CHF for one year (not used)

1997            Advanced Researcher Scholarship awarded by Research Council, University of St. Gallen / Swiss National Science Foundation, Berne: Research Grant awarded: 80’000 CHF for one year

1996            Award of the LATSIS Prize, jointly awarded by the University of St. Gallen and the Latsis Foundation, Geneva (Switzerland) for outstanding research in the field of European and international trade law and especially my doctoral thesis and Paul-Mäder Prize for best legal doctorate at the University of St. Gallen

1995            Post-doctoral research scholarship awarded by the Heinrich Kronstein Foundation for a program at the Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, DC: Research Grant awarded 40’000 CHF for one year

1993            Scholarship awarded by the European University Institute for the attendance of the Academy of European Law, Florence, Italy

1992            Scholarship awarded by the Swiss Ministry of Education and Science (Bundesamt für Bildung and Wissenschaft (BBW)) for the attendance of the master’s program at the European University Institute (EUI), Florence, Italy: Research Grant awarded 40’000 CHF for one year

1992            Sir Winston Churchill-Scholarship awarded by the British Council (not used)

1992            Paul Altheer Prize for the best Master Thesis of the academic year at the University of St. Gallen (HSG) (Switzerland) and Scholarship by the Spanish Government for the attendance of the “Escuela de Verano” (summer academy)

Languages

  • German: mother tongue
  • English: excellent written and oral skills (1990 Cambridge First Certificate: A and 1991 TOEFL: 657 points)
  • French: excellent written and oral skills (1990 Diplôme Supérieur du Français des Affaires: bien)
  • Italian: very good (1990 Diploma di Conoscenza della Lingua Italiana, Università di Perugia: ottimo)
  • Spanish: very good (1992 Diploma del Ministerio de los Asuntos Exteriores: sobresaliente)
  • Portuguese/Brazilian: very (1992: Intermediate Exam University of St. Gallen (HSG): muito bem)
  • Norwegian (Basic understanding and conversation)

Memberships in Scientific/Professional Organizations

  • Society of International Economic Law (SIEL), Member of the Executive Council since 2021, Member since 2008,
  • Société suisse de droit international (SSDI/SVIR), President from 2021, Board Member since 2014, Member since 2002
  • Global Business and Human Rights Scholars Association, Member, since 2019
  • Academic Forum on ISDS, since 2018
  • SOGIESC Law Forum, Founder, since 2018
  • Groupe de recherche « Droit et Genre en Suisse», since 2017
  • Groupe de recherche « Diskriminierungsstudien Schweiz », since 2017
  • Fondation Jean Monnet pour l’Europe, Membre du Conseil since 2015
  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für internationales Recht (German [Speaking] Society for International Law – DGIR), Interim Board Member since 2015, Member since 2007
  • Association suisse de droit européen (Swiss Association for European Law, ASDE), Member of the Scientific Committeee since 2015, Member since 2006
  • International Law Association (ILA), Swiss Branch, President since 2005, Member since 1996; ILA Study Group on Preferential Trade and Investment Agreements, Chair since 2013; Rapporteur of the ILA Committee on the Rule of Law an International Investment Law since 2014; ILA Study Group on the Role of Soft Law Instruments in International Investment Law, Member 2008-2014; International Investment Law Committee, Member 2004-2008; International Trade Law Committee, Member 2002-2014
  • Société française de droit international (SFDI), Member since 2013
  • European Commission on Sexual Orientation Law (ECSOL), Member since 2010
  • Vereinigung Deutscher Staatsrechtslehrer, Member since 2005
  • Arbeitskreis Völkerstrafrecht, Member since 2004
  • Alumni LLM UNIL, Member since 2004
  • European Society of International Law (ESIL), Member since 2004; ESIL International Economic Law Interest Group, Member since 2008
  • Société suisse de juristes (SSJ – Swiss Lawyers Association), Member since 1996
  • Alumni Georgetown University, Washington DC, Member since 1996
  • European Community Studies Association Switzerland (ECSA Suisse), Board Member since 2006, Member since 1997
  • Foundation Heinrich Kronstein Scholarship (Switzerland), Member since 1995
  • American Society of International Law (ASIL), Member since 1995; Member of the Dispute Resolution Interest Group, Member of the Human Rights Interest Group, Member of the International Organizations Interest Group, Member of the Transitional Justice and Rule of Law Interest Group, Member of the International Courts and Tribunals Interest Group, Member of the International Criminal Law Interest Group, Member of the Teaching International Law Interest Group
  • Alumni European University Institute, Florence, Member since 1993
  • HSG Alumni UNISG, Member since 1992
  • Société internationale de Droit militaire et de Droit de la Guerre, Groupe national suisse, 2003-2019
  • Association de droit international économique (AIDE), Member 2004-2009
  • Swiss Association for Arbitration (SAA), Member 2004-2007
  • International Commission of Jurists (ICJ), Member 2004-2006
  • International Studies Association (ISA), Member 1993-2000
  • Schweizerische Vereinigung für politische Wissenschaft (SVPW), Member 1992-2000