Professor Stefan Vogenauer

Senior Fellow (Melbourne Law Masters)

Max Planck Institute for European Legal History, Germany


Stefan Vogenauer is Director of the Max Planck Institute for European Legal History in Frankfurt. From 2003–2015 he held the Chair of Comparative Law at the University of Oxford, where he also was the Director of the Institute of European and Comparative Law. Apart from transnational commercial law, his main research interests are in European legal history, comparative law and legal method. He has taught and lectured extensively in Australia, Europe, the United States and South Africa. His publications include the Commentary on the UNIDROIT Principles of International Commercial Contracts (2nd ed 2015) and the Ius Commune Casebook for the Common Law of Europe: Cases, Materials and Text on Contract Law (2nd ed 2010).

Teaching (2024)