Daniel Thürer received his legal education at the Universities of Zurich, St. Gallen, Geneva, Cambridge, the Max Planck Institute of Public International Law and Comparative Public Law (Heidelberg) and the Harvard Law School. He has been Professor of Public International, European, Swiss and Comparative Constitutional Law at the University of Zurich from 1983 until July 2010. He was Director of the Institute of International Law and Comparative Constitutional Law and is Director at the European Institute of the University of Zurich. Prof. Thürer is also a Member of the International Committee of the Red Cross and the Swiss Representative of the European Commission against Racism and Intolerance. He has also been visiting professor at the Harvard Law School, the Stanford School of Law, the University of Hongkong, Panthéon-Assas (Paris II), the Universities of Geneva and Cambridge, at the Academy of International Humanitarian Law in Geneva, the Hague Academy of International Law, the Institut des Droits de l’homme in Strasbourg and other institutions. He has published widely.
Daniel Thürer is the President of the German Society of International Law and is “Membre associé” of the “Institut de droit international”.
Reaserch while at EUI
His intention is to work on two basic questions concerning Europe:
- Federalism and European integration : A reappraisal of an old subject in a new context
- Law, law teaching and legal science as formative elements of European integration
Contact (15 January-15 April 2012)
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