Professor Dr. Karsten Nowrot, LL.M. (Indiana) is Professor of Public Law, European Law and International Economic Law as well as Head of the Department of Law at the School of Socio-Economics of the Faculty of Business, Economics and Social Sciences at Hamburg University, Germany. His primary research interests lay in the areas of International Economic Law, Public International Law and European Union Law. He is a frequent author on topics in these as well as other fields of law and received the Commerzbank Research Award in recognition of his project 'The International Legal Status of Transnational Corporations in the World Economic System'. He has taught courses on issues of international, European and German law at universities in China, Germany and the Russian Federation as well as at the Ministry of Industry and Trade of Jordan.
Karsten Nowrot received his legal education at the Universities of Kiel/Germany, Surrey/UK, Halle-Wittenberg/Germany and the Indiana University School of Law/USA. He holds two German law degrees with distinction from 1997/2001 and was awarded the degree of Master of Laws in 1998 as well as his Ph.D. (Dr. iur.) in 2005, both with distinction. In 2012 he completed his habilitation (post-doctoral degree) in law at Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg, Germany.