Her main research interests are International, European and Asian economic law and its theory, international trade, trade agreements, business transactions, international commercial arbitration and mediation, law and technology as well as (comparative) legal method and the economic analysis of the law.
She has published and taught extensively in the areas of international economic law, intellectual property and competition law, Chinese Law, and the economic analysis of said fields.
Prior to joining Pforzheim University Andrea Wechsler was Assistant Professor at Hanken School of Economics (Finland). Before moving to Finland she was both Max Weber Fellow at the European University Institute (Italy) and Schöller Fellow at the Dr. Theo and Friedl Schöller Research Center for Business and Society (Germany). Before joining the European University Institute, Andrea Wechsler worked both as Research Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property and Competition Law and as Coordinator of the International Max Planck Research School for Competition and Innovation (IMPRS-CI). Further work experience includes management consulting, court clerking at the European Court of Justice in the Chambers of Judge Ninon Colneric, and lecturing in the China-EU School of Law.
Andrea Wechsler holds the following degrees: an M.A. in Jurisprudence from the University of Oxford, an LL.M. from Columbia University School of Law including the Parker Certificate of Achievement in International and Comparative Law, an LL.M. from the Ludwig Maximilians University Munich and a Ph.D. from the Ludwig Maximilians University Munich. She also holds a Chinese language diploma from Beijing University."