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Since summer 2016, Charlotte Sieber-Gasser is PostDoc and Lecturer at the University of Lucerne. Aside from singular lectures in International Economic, International Investment and in European Law, Charlotte teaches foremost in the course Introduction to Swiss Law and in proseminars and tutorials in Swiss Public Law. She was coach of the Lucerne team at the ELSA Moot Court in WTO-law in 2017/18.

Charlotte Sieber-Gasser studied law at the universities of Freiburg and Bern and development studies at the university of Manchester. She wrote her doctoral thesis at the World Trade Institute of the university of Bern as part of the NCCR international trade regulation. Her award-winning thesis “Developing Countries and Preferential Services Trade” (Prof. Walther Hug Prize 2017) was published by Cambridge University Press in 2016.

Before joining the university of Lucerne, Charlotte Sieber-Gasser was PostDoc Research Fellow of the World Trade Institute of the university of Bern and Visiting Senior Research Fellow at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva. Since 2016 she is a non-residential fellow of the World Trade Institute, university of Bern and a lecturer of the MAS European and Global Governance of the university of St. Gallen. 

Charlotte Sieber-Gasser’s research focus lies on Constitutional Law, International Economic Law, and in general European and Public International Law. Her habilitation analyses the legal theory of legitimacy of International Economic Law in Switzerland and addresses questions of reconciliation of democracy with globalization. Charlotte Sieber-Gasser is (Co-)Author in a number of studies and legal opinions dealing with various aspects of foreign trade policy in Switzerland and is consulted regularly by interest groups, political parties and offices of administration with regard to questions of constitutional law and of international trade regulation.


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