Centre for International Law

CIL Global Associates’ Bios

Jurgen KURTZ
Associate Professor, Melbourne Law School

E-mail: j.kurtz@unimelb.edu.au

Dr Jürgen Kurtz is an Associate Professor and Director of the International Investment Law Research Programme of the Institute for International Law and the Humanities at the University of Melbourne, Australia. Jürgen researches and teaches in the various strands of international economic law, including the jurisprudence of the World Trade Organization and that of investor-state arbitral tribunals. He has held research fellowships at the Jean Monnet Center for International and Regional Economic Law and Justice at New York University (as an Emile Noël Fellow), the University of Michigan Law School (as Grotius Fellow) and at the Academy of International Law in The Hague. He is one of the Directors of Study of the Academy of International Trade and Investment Law in Macau and convened the inaugural General Course on International Investment Law at the Academy. In 2010, Jürgen joined the Global Faculty at the Centre for Transnational Legal Studies in London, Universidade Católica Portuguesa in Lisbon, Bocconi University in Milan and was appointed Fernand Braudel Senior Fellow at the European University Institute in Florence.