Prof. Dr. iur. Mirjam Eggen
is full professor for Private Law. Her research focuses on the Code of Obligations. She is particularly concerned with national and international sales contract law, contractual relations between consumers and suppliers of digital services and legal relations in new technologies with regard to the Code of Obligations. She also examines the interface between the regulation of financial markets under private and supervisory law.
Prof. Dr. iur. Susan Emmenegger
is full professor for Private and Banking Law. Her research focuses on issues regarding the Code of Obligations, Banking and Securities Law, and Gender Law. She is also head of the Institute of Banking Law.
Prof. Dr. iur. Sibylle Hofer
is full professor for Civil Law and Legal History (Department of Private Law and Department of Legal Theory and History of Law). Her research focuses on the fundamentals of contemporary private law, specifically Civil Code, as well as the legal history of Bern. Prof Hofer is also head of the Institute of History of Law (German website).
Prof. Dr. Stephanie Hrubesch-Millauer
is full professor for Private Law. Her research focuses on the Civil Code (introductory article, personal law, family law, inheritance law and property law) as well as on issues regarding methodology and private international law.
Prof. Dr. Frédéric Krauskopf
is full professor for Private Law. His research focuses on the Code of Obligations, specifically regarding general principles, contract and liability law. Prof. Krauskopf is also concerned with issues regarding private international law and civil procedure. He is head of the Department of Private Law (website only partially in English) and director of the Institute for Liability and Insurance Law.
Prof. Dr. iur. Stephan Wolf
conducts research primarily in different areas of civil law, particularly within family law, inheritance law and properly law, including the laws of neighboring countries and European civil law, and in areas of Notary Law, including related branches of law. Prof. Stephan Wolf is also head of the Institute of Notary Law and Practice.