Prof. Dr. Heinz-Peter Mansel

Professor Dr. Heinz-Peter Mansel is the director of the Institute of Foreign Private and Private International Law at the University of Cologne and holds the Chair for Private Law, Private International Law, Comparative Law and Civil Procedure Law.

Study of law at the Universities of Heidelberg, Geneva and Munich; state examinations and conferral of a doctorate in Munich; Habilitation by the Faculty of Law of the University of Heidelberg (venia legendi: Private Law, Private International Law, Comparative Law and Civil Procedure Law). Since 1999 full professor at the University of Cologne and director of the Institute of Foreign Private and Private International Law of the University of Cologne. Guest professorship in Wuhan (China) and Berkeley (University of California). Lecturer at The Hague Academy of International Law (1998, 2008). President of the German Council of International Private Law. Managing editor of the journal Praxis des Internationalen Privat- und Verfahrensrechts “IPRax”; co- editor of the publication series Jahrbuch für Italienisches Recht and managing editor of the publication series of Legal Opinions in International Private Law (IPG: Gutachten zum internationalen und ausländischen Privatrecht).

Publications and other editorship are listed under http://www.ipr.uni-koeln.de.

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