Prof. Dr. Eckart Bueren, Dipl.-Volksw.

Professor of Civil Law, Competition Law, Corporate Law, and Comparative Law, Georg-August-University Göttingen


WiSe 2022/23 Visiting Scholar at Harvard Law School
Since 2019Holder of the Chair for Civil Law, Antitrust Law, Commercial and Corporate Law and Comparative Law, Georg-August-University Göttingen
2018 Habilitation, Bucerius Law School Hamburg
2011 - 2018 Research assistant and postdoctoral fellow, Max Planck Institute for Foreign and Private International Law Hamburg (working group Prof. Dr. Fleischer); desk officer for Switzerland; Participation in institute and university committees
2011 University of Hagen, Diploma in Economics, with distinction (very good)
2011 PhD from Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-University of Bonn
2010 - 2011 Research assistant, Prof. Dr. Daniel Zimmer, University of Bonn
Student of law in Münster and Bonn
Legal clerkship at the Higher Regional Court of Cologne, stations among others: European Commission, Federal Cartel Office, notary's office, leading corporate and tax law firm
Summer Schools: Prof. Daniel Rubinfeld (University of California, Berkeley), Antitrust Law and Economics; Prof. Jonathan Klick (University of Pennsylvania), Empirical Law and Economics; Prof. Thomas Siedler (University of Potsdam), Advanced Econometrics


  • Antitrust Law and Competition Protection in Times of Digitalization and Public and Private Antitrust Enforcement
  • Corporate law and capital markets with a focus on the legal framework for sustainable business as well as family business law

Stipends, Prizes

  • 2018 Capital Markets Research Foundation Award for Germany as a Financial Center
  • 2018 Best Academic Private Enforcement Article - 2018 Antitrust Writing Awards, organized by the Competition Law Centre at George Washington University and by Concurrence Review. Awarded on April 10th, 2018 in Washington D.C., USA
  • 2013 Jacques Lassier Prize of the International League of Competition Law / Ligue international du droit de la concurrence (LIDC)
  • 2012 Foris Prize of the Faculty of Law and Political Science, University of Bonn (3rd place)
  • Grants for the publication of the dissertation: Business and Law Working Group at the Donors' Association for the Promotion of Sciences and Humanities in Germany Max Planck Society
  • 2009-2010: Doctoral stipend by the Working Group "Economics and Law" in the Donors' Association for the Promotion of Sciences and Humanities in Germany


  • Association for Corporate Law (Vereinigung für Gesellschaftsrecht, VGR)
  • German-Swiss Lawyers Association (Deutsch-Schweizerische Juristenvereinigung)
  • Association for the Promotion of International Competition Law (Förderkreis internationales Wettbewerbsrecht)


  • Journal of Competition Law (Zeitschrift für Wettbewerbsrecht, ZWeR) (co-editor)