Andreas Ziegler

Fields | Projects and contracts | Collaborations |

Research directions

Public International Law

Codification of Public International Law. Customary Law and Treaty Law
Practice of Humanitarian Interventions
Peaceful Settlement of Disputes
Penal International Law
Protection of Refugees
Protection of Nationals
Diplomatic Law
Humanitarian Law (especially in Switzerland)
International Law and Domestic Law

International Economic Law

IEL and the Environment
International Arbitration
Law of Direct Foreign Investments
Law of the WTO
Law of Swiss Foreign Economic Relations
Bilateral Agreements on Free Trade
Doha Round
Settlements in Free Trade. Studies of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights


Sexual Orientation
Gender Identity

Completed PhD Theses

PhD projects currently supervised

1. Alexander Laute (2019- ) : International Obligations regarding the Enforcement of Arbitral Awards against States
2. Estelle Lang (2019- ) : La transidentitée : Etude droit international, comparé et suisse
3. Zied Ghedira (2018- ): Le tabac en droit international
4. Nguyễn Thị Lan Hương (2018- ): Investment Protection and Sustainability
5. Xinyan Zhao (2018- ): How to Green the WTO ?
6. Maha Meier (2017-): La compétence universelle: L'expérience suisse
7. Ara Papyan (2016- ): What makes a Forum State Legally Interesting in ISDS
8. Silvio da Silva (2016- ): Interferences between the WTO Dispute Settlement System and Regional Systems
9. Giulia Persoz (2016- ): Conflits armés et l'espace cosmique
10. Sophie Thirion (2014- ): La Convention de Minamata
11. Naji Merhaby (2014- ): Legal Problems related to FDI in the Construction Sector
12. Antonina Semenova (2013-): Russia and the WTO
13. Laina Maia (2012- ): Brazil's New Investment Agreements
14. Lenara Müller-Mambetelieva (2010- ): Legal Aspects of FDI in the Kyrgyz Republic
15. Derya Akinci (2009- ): Legal Aspects of FDI in Turkey

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