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Dr. Werner ZDOUC Director, Appellate Body Secretariat, World Trade Organization, Geneva


 University of Graz (Austria), Faculties of Law and Social Sciences (Mag.iur.)
 University of St. Gallen (Switzerland), Faculty of Law (Dr.iur.)
 University of Michigan (USA), Law School (LL.M.) and S.J.D.-studies
1987-1989 Director of the Afro-Asian-Institute Graz
1989 Development aid project evaluation in South America
1990-1993 Teaching Assistant at the Institute for European and International Law of the University of St. Gallen Law Faculty
1993-1994 Assistant at the University of Michigan Law School
1995-2001 Legal Affairs Officer at the WTO Legal Affairs Division; Legal advisor to dispute settlement panels, WTO operational divisions and Geneva-based diplomats; lecturer at trade law courses for civil servants in many developing countries
since 1998 Lecturer and visiting professor for international trade law at Vienna Economic University and the University of Zürich
1999-2001 Lecturer for postgraduate studies in international economic law at the Universities of St. Gallen and Geneva
since 2001 Legal Counsellor at the WTO Appellate Body Secretariat; Legal Advisor to Appellate Body Divisions adjudicating appeals; Lecturer at trade policy courses for civil servants specialized in international trade in many developing countries


International economic law and EU trade law (including WTO dispute settlement, trade in services, investment liberalization, interface between trade and competition law, regional integration, and the role of private parties in EU trade law)


Scholarships by Austro-American Educational Commission (Fulbright); Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Chamber of Commerce (Austria); "Pro Scientia" Foundation (Austria); Ministry of Education (Slovenia); and University of Michigan (USA);
Prize for "best paper not originally written for publication" by Michigan Law School