Education & Research

Professor Dr. Florian Faust, LL.M.

Chair of Civil Law IV Civil Law, Commercial Law and Comparative Law

Florian Faust

Professor Dr. Florian Faust, LL.M.

Jungiusstraße 6
20355 Hamburg
Germany

Tel.: +49 (0) 40 3 07 06 – 194 (Secretariat) or – 141
Fax: +49 (0) 40 3 07 06 – 235
E-Mail: florian.faust(at)law-school.de 

Other offices

Research focus

Civil Law (especially German Civil Code and Law of Obligations), Competition Law, Economic Analysis of Law


Biography

Florian Faust holds the Chair of Civil Law, German, European and International Commercial and Business Law and Comparative Law. He was born in 1964 in Regensburg and studied law at the Universities of Regensburg and Geneva. In 1987 he was accepted by the German National Merit Foundation. After the First State Examination in 1989 he participated in the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor) Master of Laws Program 1990 to 1991. From 1989 he worked as a research fellow in the Chair for Civil Law, Legal Sociology and Commercial, Business and Employment Law at the University of Regensburg (Prof. Dr. Koller), following the Second State Examination in 1993.

In 1996 Dr. Faust received a doctorate on the topic "The Forseeability of Harm pursuant to Article 74 (2) United Nations Sales Law (CISG)". In 2001 he gained a post-doctorate on the topic "Deception by Incorrect Pre-contractual Information; Prevention and Compensation in Civil and Business Law". Following a period of teaching at the University of Cologne, he was called to Bucerius Law School on December 1, 2002. Florian Faust's research interests concern Contract Law ("The Modernization of the Law of Obligations; Introduction to New Law", together with Peter Huber), Commercial and Competition Law and in the Economic Analysis of Law.

Secretariat

Claudia Adelmann

Jungiusstraße 6
20355 Hamburg
Germany

Tel.: +49 (0) 40 3 07 06 – 140
Fax: +49 (0) 40 3 07 06 – 235
E-Mail: sekretariat.pr4(at)law-school.de

Björn Baumann

Research Assistant

Björn Baumann

Jungiusstraße 6
20355 Hamburg
Germany

Tel.: +49 (0) 40 3 07 06 – 146
Fax: +49 (0) 40 3 07 06 – 235
E-Mail: bjoern.baumann(at)law-school.de

Simon Manzke

Research Assistant

Simon Manzke

Jungiusstraße 6
20355 Hamburg
Germany

Tel.: +49 (0) 40 3 07 06 – 142
Fax: +49 (0) 40 3 07 06 – 235
E-Mail: simon.manzke(at)law-school.de

Michael Peter

Research Assistant

Michael Peter

Jungiusstraße 6
20355 Hamburg
Germany

Tel.: +49 (0) 40 3 07 06 – 147
Fax: +49 (0) 40 3 07 06 – 235
E-Mail: michael.peter(at)law-school.de

Pia Sophie Richter

Research Assistant

Pia Sophie Richter

Jungiusstraße 6
20355 Hamburg
Germany

Tel.: +49 (0) 40 3 07 06 – 146
Fax: +49 (0) 40 3 07 06 – 235
E-Mail: pia.richter(at)law-school.de

Maximilian Stumpp

Research Assistant

Maximilian Stumpp

Jungiusstraße 6
20355 Hamburg
Germany

Tel.: +49 (0) 40 3 07 06 – 147
Fax: +49 (0) 40 3 07 06 – 235
E-Mail: maximilian.stumpp(at)law-school.de