Ulrich MagnusUlrich Magnus

Stellvertretender geschäftsführender
Direktor des Seminars für ausländisches und internationales Privat und Prozessrecht
Member of the European Group on
Tort Law

 
     
 
Contact

Universität Hamburg
Fachbereich Rechtswissenschaft
Seminar für ausländisches und internationales Privat- und Prozeßrecht
Edmund-Siemers-Allee 1
Hamburg
Germany

E-Mail: u-magnus@jura.uni-hamburg.de
 
 
 
Curriculum Vitae
Born: February 19, 1944 in Füssen/Germany
School: 1950-1963 in Berlin
Studies: Study of law at the universities of Berlin, Freiburg and Heidelberg
Exams: 1. state exam (1968);
2. state exam (1972);
Dr. iuris (Heidelberg 1972)
  Habilitation for civil law, comparative law and private international law (Hamburg 1983)
Professional activities:
1966-1973 Scientific collaborator and assistent at the Institute for Foreign and International Private and Commercial Law of the University of Heidelberg
1973-1981 Scientific research fellow at the Max-Planck-Institute for Foreign and International Private Law Hamburg
since 1981 Professor for civil law, private international law and compa-rative law at the Univer-sity of Hamburg
since 1995 Part-time judge at the Civil Court of Appeal of Hamburg
since 1998 Director of the Seminar for Foreign and International Private and Procedural Law at the University of Hamburg
since 1999 Executive Vice-director of the European Centre of Tort and Insurance Law in Vienna/Austria
Main subjects of research and lecturing

Law of obligations, esp. tort law and law of damages; international private and commercial law, uniform law, esp. uniform sales law, comparative law

Functions:
1973-1975 Secretary of the German-French Lawyers Association
1986-1988 Dean of the faculty
1988-1993 Vice-president of the office for the Integrated lawyers education
1989-1997 Member of the Academic Senate of the University of Hamburg
since 1995 National Correspondent of the Federal Republic of Germany for UNCITRAL
since 1997 German member of the European Group on Tort Law
since 2001 Co-speaker (with Prof. Basedow) of the International Max Planck Research School for Maritime Affairs at the University of Hamburg
Selected Tort Law Publications
  • Schaden und Ersatz. Eine Rechtsvergleichende Untersuchung zur Ersatzfähigkeit von Einbußen, 379 S. (Beiträge zum ausländischen und internationalen Privatrecht, Bd. 51, Tübingen 1987).
  • Einheitliches Schadenesatzrecht - Reformüberlegungen für das österreichische Haftplichtrecht, Gutachten zum 12. Österreichischen Juristentag 1994, 92 S. (Wien 1994).
  • Damages for Non-Economic Loss - German Developments in a Comparative Perspective, Internat. Comp. L.Qu. 1990, 675-683.
  • European Perspectives of Tort Liability, European Review of Private Law 3 (1995) 427-444.
  • Elemente eines europäischen Deliktrechts, ZeuP 1998, 602-614.
  • Kollisionsrechtliche Fragen grenzüberschreitender Schäden, in: Koch/Willingmann (Hrsg.), Gorßschäden-Comlez Damages (1998) 129-142.
  • Das Schadenskonzept des CISG und transportrechtlicher Konventionen, in: FS Herber (1999) 27-35.

Editor and contributor to various books of the European Group on Tort Law and the ECTIL.