On leave from Humboldt University; appointed in September 2013, contract renewable in August 2018.
Stefan Grundmann holds the chair of Transnational Private Law at the European University Institute. He is on leave from Humboldt University where he is a Professor of Private and Business Law. He has held chairs of German and International Business Law at the universities of Halle-Wittenberg (1995-2001) and Erlangen-Nürnberg (2001-2004) before he went to Humboldt-University in 2004.
He is founding president and current president of the Society of European Contract Law (SECOLA), president of the Luso-German Lawyers Association, co-founder and president of the steering committee of the European Law School and director of several institutes in the universities where he holds or held chairs.
He is member of the board of the German Society of Comparative Law, head of the section 'Fundamental Theory', and as such also member of the International Academy of Comparative Law (Académie Internationale de Droit Comparé). Moreover, he is member of the European Law Institute and also member of its council.