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LL.B., LL.M. Jens KARSTEN Director, European Regulatory Affairs, FEDSA - Federation of European Direct Selling Associations, Brussels


1999-2000 Chercheur, Université catholique de Louvain
2000 Visiting Fellow, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS), Porto Alegre
2001 Researcher, College of Europe, Bruges
2001-2004 Legal Adviser, DG SANCO - Directorate General for Health and Consumer Affairs, European Commission
2004-2010 Lawyer at FEDSA - Federation of European Direct Selling Associations, Brussels


Scandinavian Institute of Maritime Law
European Air Law Association


Karsten, J., Travel Law (in C. Twigg-Flesner (ed.), Cambridge Companion to European Union Private Law, Cambridge University Press, 2010, pp. 201-215
Karsten, J. / Seidenspinner, A.: Zum Vorteile des Verkehrsnutzers - Zwanzig Jahre EG-Passagierrecht im Spannungsfeld zwischen international governance und europäischer Nutzerrechte, Zeitschrift für Europäisches Privatrecht (forthcoming), 2010
Karsten, J., The Athens Regulation is heading into harbour - The EU on the point of regulating liability for maritime passengers, Scandinavian Institute of Maritime Law Yearbook 2008, 2009, pp. 159-202
Karsten, J. / Reisch, L., Sustainability policy and the law, in Christoph Strünck (ed.), Re-Shaping Consumer Policy in Europe, German Policy Studies 2008, vol. 4, No. 1, pp. 45-66
Karsten, J., EC passenger law running on track - The Regulation on rail passengers - rights and obligations, Yearbook of Consumer Law 2009, vol. 3, pp. 331-341
Karsten, J., European Passenger Law for Sea and Inland Waterway Transport, Yearbook of Consumer Law 2008, vol. 2, pp. 201-232
Karsten, J., Passengers, Consumers and Travellers - The Rise of Passenger Rights in EC Transport Law and its Repercussions for Community Consumer Law and Policy, Journal of Consumer Policy, 2007, vol. 30, pp. 117-136