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Dr. Friedl WEISS Professor, Department of European, International and Comparative Law, University of Vienna


Studies in law, including public international and European Community law at the Universities of Vienna, (Dr. iur., 1970), Free University of Brussels, Licence speciale en Droit Europeen, 1972, and Cambridge Downing College; completion of the academic stage of the United Kingdom Bar examination 1970-1971 Court practice, First Instance Civil Court, Vienna Central 1974-1978 Lecturer, law at the University of Birmingham 1979-1992 Law Department, London School of Economics and Political Science 1984-1986 Legal adviser, Secretariat of the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) 1990-1991 Legal consultant, legal affairs division of the GATT Secretariat; Legal Adviser tor DCs and LDCs for the Technical cooperation and training division of the VVorld Trade Organisation 1990-2005 Visiting Professor, Department of International Law, Catholic University of Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium 1992-2006 Chair of International (Economic) Law and Organisations, University of Amsterdam since 1996 Academic Director, Training and Staff Development Programs and MA Course in International Law and International Relations for High Level Officials in the Ethiopian Government and Members of the Parliament of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia 1998 EC TACIS Project, Poland 1999 Multilateral Trade Policy Assistance Programme (MUTRAP) 2000-2003 Director of the Amsterdam Law School 2006 Chair of European Community- and EU Law, University of Vienna Visiting Professorships Visiting Professor at Universities, including: Bocconi, Milano; Tulane University, New Orleans (2005); University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA (2001); International Law Department, Wuhan University, Wuhan, P.R.China (2001&2004); Université Panthéon-Assas, Paris II, France (2004); Institut Universitaire des Hautes Études Internationales Genève (HEI), University of Geneva (2005); University of Bratislava School of Law Lectures and Summer schools all over the world, including School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) at John Hopkins University Washington DC; Fordham University Law School, New York; University of Bologna; Eastern University of Law and Political Science, Shanghai; North-West University of Political Science and Law, Xi-an, P.R.China; South-West University of Politics and Law, Chongqing, P.R.China; Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro; Alpbach Summer School on European Integration; Mohyla Academy, Kiev, Ukraine; Duke University Law School Campus, Geneva; University of Belgrade.