Professor Sami Bostanji

University of Tunis

Sami Bostanji received his doctorate degree from Université de Bourgogne in 2000, with a thesis on Private International Law. In 2003, he successfully completed the Concours national d’agrégation in Private Law.

Sami Bostanji is currently Professor at the Faculté de droit et des sciences politiques de Tunis  and Director of the DRIMAN (Laboratoire de droit des relations internationales des marchés et des négociations.)

He’s the former Dean of the Faculté de droit et des sciences politiques de Tunis (2015-2020).

As visiting professor, he taught at several French universities: Panthéon-Assas (Paris II), Panthéon-Sorbonne (Paris I), Tours, Dijon and Toulouse. During the year 2012, he was also a resident researcher at the Center for Advanced Studies “Law as Culture”, University of Bonn.

Bostanji’s research interests cover the area of Private International Law, International Trade Law and the legal systems of Arab countries. Under these themes, he supervised in Tunisia and France, several collective works; he has also published several scientific articles in his country of origin and abroad.

He is currently working on the topic: « Secularization and international private law in Arab countries ».