B.A. Koch

Bernhard Alexander Koch

Univ.-Prof. Mag. Dr., LL.M. (Michigan)


Curriculum vitae

Personal Data

Born 1966 in Feldkirch (Austria)
Citizenship: Austria
Married to Dr. Andrea Entner-Koch, LL.M.
Two children

Education and Training

1984-1989 Diploma (undergraduate) studies of law (University of Innsbruck, Austria)
1989 "Magister iuris (Mag. iur.)" degree (University of Innsbruck, Austria)
1989-1990 Doctoral studies of law (University of Tübingen, Germany)
1992 "Doctor juris (Dr. jur.)" degree (summa cum laude, University of Tübingen, Germany)
1992-1993 Post-graduate studies of law (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA)
1993 Master of Laws (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA)
1998 Habilitation (venia docendi) for Civil and Comparative Law (University of Innsbruck, Austria)

Professional Experience

1985-1989 Teaching assistant (Institute for Roman Law, University of Innsbruck, Austria)
1990-1992 Research assistant (Institute for Roman Law, University of Innsbruck, Austria)
1990-1991 Clerkship (District Court and Provincial Court, Innsbruck, Austria)
1993-1999 University assistant (Institute for Roman Law, University of Innsbruck, Austria)
1999-2003 Associate professor with tenure (Institute for Roman Law, University of Innsbruck, Austria)
2001-2002 European Centre of Tort and Insurance Law (Vienna, Austria)
2002-2003 Research Unit for European Tort Law of the Austrian Academy of Sciences (Vienna, Austria)
2004-2010 Deputy director of the Institute for European Tort Law of the Austrian Academy of Sciences (Vienna, Austria)
Since 2003 Private law chair (Institute for Private Law, University of Innsbruck, Austria)

Teaching Experience

Lectures, practice courses and seminars on Austrian, German and comparative private law, conflicts of laws, and comparative law at the University of Innsbruck and the Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration

Current Research Interests

Austrian, German, and European private law, comparative law, conflicts of laws, with a particular focus on torts, family and real estate law.

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