Erich Vranes

Erich Vranes

Univ.Prof. Dr. Erich Vranes, LL.M.
Head of the Institute
Professor of European, public,
public international and international economic law

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Building D3, 3rd floor, room 3.412

Consulting hours: by appointment by e-mail

Curriculum vitae

  • 1989-1995: Studies of law at the University of Graz, Austria; studies abroad at Harvard University and London School of Economics

  • 1991-1993: additional studies of English and French; legal translations

  • 1996/97 court internship and employee in law firm

  • 1998 Dr. iur. (University of Graz)

  • 1998/99 post graduate studies in European law and International economic law at the Universities of Lausanne, and Geneva, at the Graduate Institute of International Studies (Geneva, IUHEI) and at the Swiss Institute for Comparative Law

  • 1999-2007: assistant, lecturer and assistant professor in the law section of Europainstitut (Prof. Stefan Griller)

  • 2003-2006: APART scholar of the Austrian Academy of Sciences

  • lecturer, inter alia, in a Tempus/Phare project (Czech Republic); European Summer School of HEC Paris, University Bocconi Milan, WU Wien; Executive Management Program of the Austrian Postgraduate University Krems and Center for International Studies (Vienna Business University); Advanced PGM MBA (WU Wien)

  • 2007 "Habilitation" (International Law, European law, International Economic Law)

  • 2007-2012 associate professor at the Europainstitut and the Institute for European and International Law (Vienna University of Economics and Business)

  • 2009 and 2010: WU Best Paper Award

  • since March 2012 Professor of European Law, Public Law, International Law and International Economic Law 

  • Curriculum vitae

Research interests
  • European law, in particular European economic law, EU external relations, systemic issues of EU fundamental rights protection

  • fundamental issues in international law, fragmentation of international law

  • international economic law, WTO law

  • legal theory and methodology

  • Mega-Regional Agreements: CETA, TTIP, TiSA. New Orientations for EU External Economic Relations (eds. Stefan Griller, Walter Obwexer and Erich Vranes). Oxford, UK 2017: Oxford University Press.

  • Europarecht und Rechtstheorie (Hrsg. Günter Herzig, Marcus Klamert, Rainer Palmstorfer, Roman Puff, Erich Vranes, Paul Weismann). Wien 2017: Verlag Österreich.

  • Vranes, Erich, Carbon Taxes, PPMs and the GATT, in Panos Delimatsis (ed.), Research Handbook on Climate Change and Trade Law, 77-107. London 2017: Edward Elgar Publishing.

  • complete list of publications