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Ingo Saenger

Professor, Chair for Civil Law, Law of Civil Procedure and Corporate Law, University of Münster; Director, Institute for International Business Law
Dr. jur., University of Marburg, Germany, 1990
Dr. jur. habil., University of Jena, Germany, 1996

Ingo Saenger is a professor for civil law, law of civil procedure and corporate law at the University of Münster in Germany. He is also co-director of the Centre for European Private Law, manager of the Research Center for the Law of the Legal Profession and advisor of the Post-graduate Program on Mergers & Acquisitions. He served as dean until March 2016.

Saenger studied law and history in Marburg. Following graduation (1986) and various years as an academic assistant at the Institute for Comparative Law (1987–90), he took a Dr. iur. degree from the University of Marburg (1990). After practical training (1990–93) and bar exam (1993) he worked as an academic assistant at the University of Jena (1993–96). He took a Dr. iur. habil. degree from the University of Jena (1996) before he took his current position in 1997. Besides this he served as a judge at the State Appeal Court for Civil Matters for several years and later has been of counsel to a transactional law firm.

Among others he taught as visiting professor at University of Paris X annually 2001-07. In 2005, 2009 and 2011 he was visiting professor at University of Virginia School of Law, at Meiji Gakuin University in 2001 and at Chuo University in 2006 and 2010. He was visiting scholar at Deakin University in 2004 and 2012.

Saenger’s research interests include European company law, consumer law, international sales law and law of civil procedure. He will co-teach European Union Law in fall 2016.