Bea VerschraegenProfesor universitar de drept, Universitatea din Viena
Bea Verschraegen is Full Prof. of law at the University of Vienna, Director of the Section of Comparative Law, Unified Law and Private International Law, Director the LL.M.-Program on "European and Asian Legal Studies - Shaping and Steering of Cross Border Transactions" (EALS), Co-ordinator of the Special Program on Private International Law, Member of the Senate`s Appeal`s Commission of ViennaU.
She is Adjunct Prof. at the University of Macau, and has been Prof. at Pan European University (Bratislava, Slovakia) from 2004-2014 and its Vice-Rector for International Relations from 2009-2014.
She founded the Interdisciplinary Association of Private International and Comparative Law (IACPIL) in 2009 and has been serving as the president of IACPIL since then. Verschraegen has been invited as Guest Prof. by many universities world-wide. She has been serving on numerous evaluation commissions world-wide, on law reform institutions i.a. as expert in the field of Private International Law, Comparative Law, European Law, Mediation and ADR.
After her term as President of the "Commission Internationale de l`Etat Civil" (Strasbourg, 2000-2001), she was nominated "Présidente honoraire" in 2002.
She was awarded the 2014 Prize for Special Services to Russian Higher Education.
Her publications cover Private International Law, Comparative Law, European Law; Mediation and ADR and Civil Law.