Tobias Tröger

Professor of Law, S.J.D (Tübingen), LL.M. (Harvard)

Chair of Private Law, Trade and Business Law, Jurisprudence


HoF 4.20a
Phone: +49 69 798 34391
Fax: +49 69 798 34536
E-Mail: troeger[at]


Curriculum vitae

Born 1972 in Munich ■ First State Examination (J.D.), Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich (1991-1996) ■ Second State Examination (Bar Exam), Higher Regional Court of Munich (1999) ■ S.J.D., Eberhard Karls University, Tübingen (1997-1999) ■ Master of Laws,  Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Massachusetts (2003-2004) ■ Post-doctoral lecturer qualification ("Habilitation"), Eberhard-Karls-University, Tübingen (2011), admitted to teach Private Law, European Private Law, Trade and Business Law, Comparative Law, Jurisprudence ■ Tenure offers from University of Passau and Goethe-University Frankfurt am Main ■ Since 2011 Holder of the Chair of Private Law, Trade and Business Law, Jurisprudence at Goethe-University Frankfurt am Main

Scholarships and Awards

Scholarship of the Bavarian Foundation for Gifted Students ■ German National Merit Foundation (ERP-program)  ■ Award of the Reinhold and Maria Teufel- Foundation (S.J.D.-Thesis) ■ Irving Oberman Memorial Award, Harvard Law School, John M. Olin Center for Law, Economics and Business, Program on Corporate Governance

Memberships and Functions

Association of Private Law-Teachers ■ Academic Association for Corporate Law ■ German-American Lawyers Association (GALA) ■ Harvard Law School Association of Germany (HLSAG) ■ German Academic Exchange Service ("DAAD") Selection Committee for the award of annual scholarships 

Research Interests

Contract law and contract theory ■ Corporate law, in particular, (comparative) corporate governance and corporate finance ■ Banking law ■ Economic analysis of law