Universität Liechtenstein
Prof. Dr. Francesco A. Schurr
9490 Vaduz

Phone +423 265 11 76
francesco.schurr@ uni.li

How to find us

Prof. Dr. Francesco A. Schurr
Current Activity
  • Build-up and direction of the Chair of Company, Foundation and Trust Law
  • Teachings in the undergraduate and graduate studies as well as in the continuing education
  • Involvement in research projects
  • Execution of knowledge and technology transfer-projects

2000 - 2004
Habilitation (Venia legendi in Private Law and Comparative Law), Leopold-Franzens-University of Innsbruck/Austria. Focus: European Contract Law, European Private Law, Comparative Law
Second Legal State Examination (Bar Exam) in Munich/Germany
Completion of PhD studies. Topic of the PhD thesis: Foundation and Enterprise (published: Nomos, Baden-Baden, 1998)
First Legal State Examination (Law Degree)
1994 - 1996
Doctoral studies in Italian, Austrian and German Private as well as Commercial Law. Focus: Law of Foundations and Trusts
1991 - 1995
Law Degree Program, University of Regensburg/Germany, University of the Saarland/Germany, University of Perugia/Italy, University of California San Diego/USA
since 2009
Chair of Company, Foundation and Trust Law, University of Liechtenstein, Vaduz
Visiting Professor, European and Comparative Private Law, Riga Graduate School of Law/Latvia
2006 - 2009
Deputy Director of the Department of Italian Law an the Leopold-Franzens-University of Innsbruck/Austria
2005 - 2009
Professorship, Italian and European Business and Company Law, School of Economics and Management, Free University of Bolzano-Bozen/Italy
2005 - 2009
Contract Professor, University of Padova/Italy
since 2004
Admitted to the Bar in Italy
2004 - 2009
Professorship at the Department of Italian Law and at the Department of Private Law at the Leopold-Franzens-University of Innsbruck/Austria
Completion of the habilitation procedure. Lecture on Distance selling regulations in the field of European and Comparative Law. Conferment of the venia legendi in Private Law and Comparative Law
2003 - 2010
Teaching Fellow, Law Faculty, Victoria University, Wellington/New Zealand
2000 - 2004
Habilitation (Post-doctoral qualification). Title: The Immanent Right of Withdrawal. The ius poenitendi of the European Distance Marketing Directive in a Comparison with Similar Legal Remedies of Private Law. Habilitation thesis completed in 2003 (published: Mohr Siebeck, Tübingen, 2006). Venia legendi in Private Law and Comparative Law in 2004, Leopold-Franzens-University of Innsbruck/Austria
since 1999
Lecturer for the preparation for the bar exam and for the continuing legal education of lawyers, Bar Association Bolzano/Italy
since 1999
Admitted to the Bar in Germany
1999 - 2004
Senior Lecturer at the Department of Private Law at the Leopold-Franzens-University of Innsbruck
1996 - 1999
Clerkship at the Court of Appeals Munich/Germany
Visiting Academic
Socrates Professor, Law of Foundations and Trusts, Law Faculty/University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain
Socrates Professor, European Consumer and Competition Law, Law Faculty/University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain
Socrates Professor, European Contract Law, Law Faculty/ University of Bucharest/Romania
Socrates Professor, Comparative Law, Law Faculty, University of Cardiff/United Kingdom
since 2012
ELI The European Law Institute
since 2010
ISTR International Society for Third-Sector Research
since 2010
Academic Association for Corporate Law
since 2004
Civil Law Lecturer's Association
since 2004
Association for Comparative Law
since 2004
New Zealand Association of Comparative Law
since 2004
Ordine degli Avvocati di Bolzano
since 2004
German Academic Association
since 1999
German-Italian Association for Lawyers
since 1999
Munich Bar Association