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Dr. jur. utr. Albin ESER Former Judge, ICTY - International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia; Director Emeritus, Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law, Freiburg im Breisgau


 Professor Eser studied law at the Universities of Tübingen, Berlin and Würzburg, where he gained his doctorate (Dr. iur. utr.) in 1962. He holds a Master of Comparative Jurisprudence (M.C.J.) from New York University.
  University of Tübingen, Germany
1968 Qualification as University Lecturer for the Subjects Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, and Comparative Criminal,
1970 Full Professor, then Dean and Vice-President, University of Bielefeld, Germany
1974 Professor, University of Tübingen, Germany
1982 Professor, University of Freiburg, Germany
1982 Director, Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law
1971-1988 Higher State Court Judge (in addition to his academic positions), first in Hamm, Westphalia, then in Stuttgart, Germany
1981 Visiting Professor, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
1986/2003 Visiting Professor, Columbia University Law School, New York, USA
2002 Visiting Professor, University of Texas, Galveston, USA
1989-1992 Vice-President, German Research Foundation, Bonn, Germany
1994-1997 Chairman, Humanities and Social Sciences Section, Max Planck Society, Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
2003 Retirement from Academic Positions
2003 Ad Litem Judge, International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, The Hague, The Netherlands
2008 Visiting Professor, Ritsumeikan University in Kyoto, Japan
2009 Visiting Professor, Saint Louis University, Missouri, USA
2010 Visiting Professor, University of Haifa, Israel