Biographie

  • Né le 17/07/1961 à Worms (Allemagne)
  • Nationalité Allemande
  • Maried

Burkhard Hess became executive director of the Max Planck Institute Luxembourg for International, European and Regulatory Procedural Law in 2012. He studied law at the Universities of Würzburg, Lausanne and Munich where he graduated in 1990. After being granted Venia Legendi in several law fields, he held chairs at the Universities of Tübingen and Heidelberg. He was a guest professor in Beijing, in Paris and in Georgetown, and a scholar-in-residence at the New York University. He served as a part-time judge at the Court of Appeal of Karlsruhe. Professor Hess often acts as an advisor to some European institutions and national governments. He is the author of various books on German and European civil procedural law as well as co-editor of IPRax and of Kölner Kommentar zum Kapitalanleger-Musterverfahrensgesetz.

Langues parlées

  • Allemand
  • Anglais
  • Français

Carrière

Expériences professionnelles

  • Max Planck Institute for International, European and Regulatory Procedural Law

    • Autre
    • Executive director
    • septembre 2012 à aujourd'hui
  • Heidelberg University

    • Autre
    • Director
    • 2003 - 2012
  • Heidelberg University

    • Autre
    • Dean
    • 2006 - 2008
  • University of Tübingen

    • Autre
    • Chair
    • 1996 - 2003
  • University of Tübingen

    • Autre
    • Dean
    • 2000 - 2002
  • University of Erlangen-Nuremberg

    • Autre
    • Professor, Civil and Procedural Law
    • 1995 - 1996
  • University of Munich

    • Autre
    • Habilitation
    • 1996 - 1996

Associations

Associations professionelles

  • German Association of International Procedural Law (Wissenschaftliche Vereinigung für Internationales Verfahrensrecht)

    • President
  • International Association of Procedural Law

    • Member of the Presidium
  • ILA-Committee on the Protection of Privacy in Private International and Procedural Law

    • Chairman
  • German Branch of the International Law Association (Deutsche Vereinigung für Internationales Recht)

    • Member of the Board
  • German Society of International Law

    • Member of the Council
  • German Federal Ministry of Justice

    • Member of the Advisory Board on Private International Law
  • Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium for Science and the Arts

    • External Member
  • European Law Institute

    • Member
  • International Academy of Comparative Law

    • Associate Member
  • Academia Europaea

    • Member
  • Associazione italiana fra gli studiosi del processo civile

    • Honorary Corresponding Fellow
  • European Society of International Law

    • Member

Formations et distinctions

Higher Regional Court of Munich

  • 2nd State Examination (with distinction)

University of Munich

  • PhD graduation (summa cum laude)

University of Munich

  • 1st State Examination (with distinction)

Ludwig Maximilian Universität (Germany)

  • Faculty of Law
  • 1983 - 1986

Université de Lausanne (Switzerland)

  • Faculty of Law
  • 1982 - 1983

Julius-Maximilians-Universität (Germany)

  • Faculty of Law
  • 1981 - 1982

Contact

  • Max Planck Institute for International, European and Regulatory Procedural Law
  • 4, rue Alphonse Weicker, L-2721 Luxembourg
  • www.mpi.lu