Auslandstätigkeiten und internationale Verbindungen

Aktive Beteiligung in der International Association of Procedural Law (IAPL) als Chairman, National- und Generalreporter, Member of the Council (Direktorium) etc. seit 1977.

Aktive Beteiligung im Komitee Administration of Justice, Sektion General Practice der International Bar Association (IBA) als Coordinator, Speaker, Vice Chairman etc. 1981 - 1994.

Betreuer des Austauschprogramms für Juristen im Rahmen des Partnerschaftsabkommens zwischen der Universität Frankfurt a.M. und der Universität Vilnius (Litauen) seit 1993.

Externer Dozent des Doktoranden - Kollegs für den Kurs Allgemeiner und Internationaler Zivilprozess an der Universität in Catania (Sizilien/Italien) seit 1998.

Zahlreiche Vortrags-, Lehr- und Forschungsaufenthalte, teilweise verbunden mit Gastprofessuren und Gastdozenturen in West- und Osteuropa, den USA, Süd- und Mittelamerika sowie Süd- und Nordostasien seit 1975.

Gastprofessuren und Gastdozenturen ( Auswahl längerfristiger Aufenthalte) :

Hosei University Tokyo (Japan), 1975;
Keio University, Tokyo (Japan) 1979;
Chuo University Tokyo/Hachioji (Japan), 1986;
Ritsumeikan University, Kyoto (Japan), 1989;
University of Florida, Gainesville (USA), 1990;
Janus Pannonius Universität, Pecs (Ungarn), 1993:
Seoul National University, Seoul (Korea), 1993;
Thammasat University, Bangkok (Thailand), 1994;
Thammasat University, Bangkok (Thailand), 1996;
Bundesuniversität von Ceara, Fortaleza (Brasilien), 1997;
Unversidad de Costa Rica, San José (Costa Rica), 1997;
University of Florida, Gainesville (USA), 1998;
Thammasat University, Bangkok (Thailand), 1999;
Thammasat University, Bangkok (Thailand), 2000;
Amori University, Amori (Japan), 2000;
Università di Catania, Catania (Italien), 2001;
Seoul National University, Seoul (Korea), 2002;
Università di Catania, Catania (Italien), 2002;
Chuo University, Tokyo/Hachioji (Japan), 2002;
Unversidad de Costa Rica, San José (Costa Rica), 2003;
Seoul National University, Seoul (Korea), 2004.
Chonnam University, Kwangju (Korea) 2004
Seoul National University, Seoul (Korea) 2005
Vilnius University, Vilnius (Litauen) 2005
China University of Political Science and Law, Peking (VR China) 2005
China University of Political Science and Law, Peking (VR China) 2006
Universita di Catania, Catania (Italien) 2006
Vilnius University, Vilnius (Litauen) 2006
Seoul National University, Seoul (Korea) 2006
Chonnam University, Kwangju (Korea) 2006
Universita di Catania, Catania, (Italy) 2007
Thammasat University, Bangkok (Thailand) 2008
Thammasat University, Bangkok (Thailand) 2008/ 2009
Universidade do Rio de Janeiro/ Universidade de Estacio de Sa Brazil (Brasilien) 2008/ 2009
China University of Political Science and Law, Peking (VR China) 2010
Thammasat University, Bangkok (Thailand) 2012/2013
Samara State University of Economic, Samara (Russland) 2013

Foreign activities and international relations

Active participation in the International Association of Procedural Law (IAPL) as chairman, national and general reporter, member of the Council etc. since 1977.

Active participation in the Committee Administration of Justice, Section General Practice of the International Bar Association (IBA) as coordinator, speaker, vice chairman etc. (1981 - 1994).

Representative of the exchange program for jurists on behalf of the partnership between the University of Frankfurt a.M. and the University of Vilnius (Lithuania) since 1993.

External lecturer in the Ph.D. Program for the course General and International Civil Procedure at the University of Catania (Italy) since 1998.

Numerous stays for speeches, lectures and research, partly in connection with visiting professorships or lectureships in Western and Eastern Europe, in the USA, in South- and Central Amerika as well as in South and North East Asia since 1975.

Visiting professorships and lectureships (Selection of longer-term stays):

Hosei University, Tokyo (Japan), 1975;
Keio University, Tokyo (Japan) 1979;
Chuo University, Tokyo/Hachioji (Japan), 1986;
Ritsumeikan University, Kyoto (Japan), 1989;
University of Florida, Gainesville (USA), 1990;
Janus Pannonius University, Pecs (Ungarn), 1993:
Seoul National University, Seoul (Korea), 1993;
Thammasat University, Bangkok (Thailand), 1994;
Thammasat University, Bangkok (Thailand), 1996;
Universidade Federal do Ceará, Fortaleza (Brasilien), 1997;
Universidad de Costa Rica, San José (Costa Rica), 1997;
University of Florida, Gainesville (USA), 1998;
Thammasat University, Bangkok (Thailand), 1999;
Thammasat University, Bangkok (Thailand), 1999;
Seoul National University, Seoul (Korea), 1999;
Chonnam National University, Kwangju (Korea), 1999;
Thammasat University, Bangkok (Thailand), 2000;
Amori University, Amori (Japan), 2000;
Università di Catania, Catania (Italien), 2001;
Seoul National University, Seoul (Korea), 2002;
Università di Catania, Catania (Italy), 2002;
Chuo University, Tokyo/Hachioji (Japan), 2002;
Unversidad de Costa Rica, San José (Costa Rica), 2003;
Seoul National University, Seoul (Korea), 2004
Chonnam University, Kwangju (Korea) 2004.
Seoul National University, Seoul (Korea) 2005
Vilnius University, Vilnius (Lithuania) 2005
China University of Political Science and Law, Beijing (PR China) 2005
China University of Political Science and Law, Beijing (PR China) 2006
Universita di Catania, Catania (Italy) 2006
Vilnius University, Vilnius (Lithuania) 2006
Seoul National University, Seoul (Korea) 2006
Chonnam University, Kwangju 2006
Universita di Catania, Catania, (Italy) 2007
Thammasat University, Bangkok (Thailand) 2008
Thammasat University, Bangkok (Thailand) 2008/ 2009
Universidade do Rio de Janeiro/ Universidade de Estacio de Sa Brazil (Brasilien) 2008/ 2009
China University of Political Science and Law, Beijing (PR China) 2010
Thamassat University, Bangkok (Thailand) 2012/2013
Samara State University of Economics, Samara (Russia) 2013