Professor Wolfgang Hau

LMU - University of Munich

Wolfgang Hau holds the chair for private law and German, international and comparative procedural law at LMU and serves as part-time judge of the Oberlandesgericht München (Higher Regional Court of Munich). From 2003 to 2017 he was a professor at the University of Passau. He is co-director of the Munich Center for Dispute Resolution (MuCDR) and member of the board of the Wissenschaftliche Vereinigung für Internationales Verfahrensrecht (German Academic Association of International Procedural Law). He has authored various books, inter alia a textbook on international civil litigation (Hartmut Linke & Wolfgang Hau, Internationales Zivilverfahrensrecht, 7th ed. 2018), and numerous publications on national, international and European procedural law.

His current research focuses on comparative aspects of court settlements and on the relevance of party agreements in the context of cross-border enforcement.