Personal Details of Professor Dr Bernd Waas

Prof. Dr. Bernd Waas
Professor Dr Bernd Waas

Chair of Labour Law and Civil Law under consideration of European and International Labour Law

Main research interests
Labour Law, in particular comparative law and European Labour Law.

Publication list of Prof. Dr. Bernd Waas
Prof. Dr. Bernd Waas' publication list can be found here.

Professional Career

  • Legal studies in Tübingen and Munich, scholar of the German National Academic Foundation (Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes).
  • Academic senior councilor („akademischer Oberrat“) at the Institute for Labour Law and Industrial Relations in the European Union (IAAEU), Trier, Germany.
  • Feodor Lynen Research Fellow of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation.
  • Doctorate („Promotion") and postdoctoral lecture qualification („Habilitation"), Trier, Germany.
  • Chair of Civil Law, Labour Law and Comparative Law at the FernUniversität Hagen, Germany.
  • Director of the Institute of German and European Labour and Social Law (IDEAS) at the FernUniversität Hagen, Germany.
  • Since 2009: Chair of Labour Law at the Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main.
  • Lectures: Europe, US, Japan, China, South Korea, South Africa.

Memberships/other activities

European Labour Law Network



Chair of Professor Dr Bernd Waas  
Goethe University Frankfurt 
Faculty of Law 
Institute of Civil and Commercial Law 
Campus Westend, RuW 
Theodor-W.-Adorno-Platz 4 
D-60629 Frankfurt am Main 

Secretary to Professor Dr Bernd Waas 
Ms. Gabi Kuhn
RuW 2.121 
Tel.: +49 69 798-34232 
Fax: +49 69 798-34535 

Office Hours: 
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